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Don O. Rowe, MD, FACC
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Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases

Emory University School of Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine

Dekalb Medical Center - Decatur
Dekalb Medical Center - Hillandale
Northside Hospital - Forsyth

Cumming: 1505 Northside Blvd, Ste 2500 – 678.679.6800
Johns Creek: 4375 Johns Creek Parkway, Ste 350 – 770.622.1622
Lithonia: 5910 Hillandale Drive, Ste 350 – 678.578.8900
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Don O. Rowe, MD, FACC
Professional Organizations
American College of Cardiology

Alpha Omega Alpha, Academic Medical Society, Former President Gamma Chapter of Tennessee

Association of Black Cardiologists

Previous Academic Appointments
Co-Chairman Utilization Review Committee, Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Project R.E.D. , Physician Champion, Community Hospital Heart Failure Initiative

Medical Director, Intermediate Care Unit, Emory Johns Creek Hospital


Dr. Rowe was born in Montego Bay, Jamaica and came to this country at a young age with his family. He grew up in Miami, Florida. He graduated valedictorian from Carol City High School and was then offered an academic scholarship for a combined BA/MD 7 year program with Fisk University and Meharry Medical College School of Medicine in Nashville, TN. He graduated from Fisk Univeristy Summa Cum Laude and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa academic medical society. In medical school at Meharry during his junior year he was inducted and later named president of the Alpha Omega Alpha academic medical society, Gamma chapter of Tennessee. He then graduated from medical school at Meharry in the top 1% of his class.

Dr. Rowe moved to Atlanta, GA where he completed internship, residency and a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Emory University School of Medicine. He was on the Emory Faculty until 2014 where he held numerous positions at Emory Johns Creek Hospital including medical director of the Intermediate Cardiac Care Unit. Dr. Rowe holds board certifications in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases.

He is very active in his community and church and has given several CME and didactic sessions to the medical and non medical community. He was featured on CNN while at Emory for residency and on local television in more recent years while at Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

Dr. Rowe performs cardiac (heart) catheterizations, transesophageal echocardiogram, cardioversions, echocardiography, vascular ultrasound interpretation, nuclear and non nuclear stress test interpretation as well as consultative cardiology. His clinical interests include Hypertensive Heart Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Ischemic and Peripheral Vascular disease diagnosis and management.

He enjoys time with his family which includes his wife, their 2 daughters and twin boys. He also enjoys landscape projects and enjoys being involved with several church and community events.

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