Our Surgeons

The surgeons at Novant Health Heart & Vascular Institute are board certified in their specialties. They have years of experience and training, are regarded as among the top surgeons in their fields. Please choose a provider below to learn more:

Our Surgeons



Theruvath, Tom Prakash, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.89 out of 5 | 54 reviews
Cardiothoracic Surgery | Thoracic Surgery | Endovascular Surgery
Novant Health Heart & Vascular Institute - Surgical Center
(704) 316-5100
Ratings
4.89
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.87
Your confidence in this care provider
4.91
Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
4.91
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.88
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.86
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
4.87
Degree to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
4.84
Amount of time the care provider spent with you
4.76
Information the care provider gave you about medications (if any)
4.92
Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care (if any)
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Comments
Patient Comments 6 reviews
October 05, 2018
*Dr. Theruvath is top notch in all areas. Words cannot express how well he took care of all of my needs both in the office, during surgery & after.
-Patient in HUNTERSVILLE, NC

September 10, 2018
All good.
-Patient in MOORESVILLE, NC

August 01, 2018
I was concerned for my health due to lack of understanding my condition until my visit. I was spoke to with concern, empathy and confidence. I will be returning, confident that I have found the best doctor possible.
-Patient in LEXINGTON, NC

June 19, 2018
Dr. T was a breath of fresh air. Very understanding and compassionate. Heard my story and felt we could move forward with corrective action.
-Patient in MONROE, NC

April 06, 2018
*Dr. T. exudes confidence & intelligence.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC



Appointments
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Practice locations
Novant Health Heart & Vascular Institute - Surgical Center
(704) 316-5100


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Education
Medical School:
Hannover Medical School 2000

Residency:
Medical University of South Carolina 2015

Fellowship:
Medical University of South Carolina 2008

Board Certifications:
Thoracic Surgery


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Gender: Male
Additional Languages Spoken: German