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Samuel Grainger McDowell
Cone Health Medical Group

Samuel Grainger McDowell, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Cardiology,
  • Non-Invasive Cardiology
Patient Rating
4.9/5 (Based on 284 Reviews)
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Samuel G. McDowell, MD, FACC, has practiced cardiology in Rockingham County and surrounding areas since 2002. With Cone Health Medical Group (CHMG) HeartCare and its predecessors, he has served in various cardiology group leadership roles over the years, including the cardiology executive and operations committees

Board certified in cardiovascular disease and echocardiography, he provides consultative diagnostic cardiology services and a broad spectrum of ongoing cardiovascular disease management. In addition to expertise in echocardiography, he also provides non-invasive nuclear myocardial stress imaging and diagnostic cardiac rhythm monitoring.

Married with a daughter, he enjoys traveling to learn about the world with his family. A classically trained musician, he enjoys playing the piano. An avid runner, he has completed two marathons and several half marathons over the years.

“It is a privilege to be part of a longstanding program focused on providing high quality cardiac care. I have also found it rewarding to see such significant growth in our practice and its impact on the region. I look forward to helping this trend continue.” – Samuel G. McDowell, MD, FACC

Areas of Interest

Areas of interest include transthoracic echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography and nuclear cardiology.



Medical School

Medical University of South Carolina


Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine


Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
  • American Society of Echocardiography

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Echocardiography


Provider Review Comments

November 27, 2021
November 05, 2021
Dr. McDowell is an Excellent doctor, and his quick actions determining my health saved my life! I will be eternally grateful to him for his fast actions!
November 04, 2021
November 04, 2021
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October 26, 2021
Dr. McDowell was very nice and thorough.
October 20, 2021
Very pleased with our care from *Dr. McDowell -
October 09, 2021
Dr McDowell provided me with two options available for the appropriate evaluation of my chest pain but allowed me to decide which option I left most comfortable with
October 08, 2021
September 26, 2021
Dr. McDowell is very caring & always manages to put me at ease.
September 19, 2021
September 09, 2021
Feel very safe with my medical problems with my Cardiologist!
September 01, 2021
This Doctor was very professional..Listened..When he talked he was calm..Understanding.
August 27, 2021
Very good
August 10, 2021
He is one by the best doctors I have ever been to. He is so nice & polite. He didn't rush me at all. I have recommended him to others.
August 06, 2021
July 31, 2021
July 26, 2021
Doctor listened to my concerns and was very professional.
July 11, 2021
Would give Dr. McDowell a 10 if it were on your survey.
July 03, 2021
Very satisfied with this provider
June 24, 2021
Very thoughtful to call to check on me! Good Experience!!
June 11, 2021
Dr. McDowell is always informative, professional and thoughful.
June 08, 2021
Very impressed that he took the time to read his health history before we came in. Very nice and professional. Felt like he cared about my husband. Dr McDowell made a very good first impression.
June 04, 2021
June 03, 2021
I love Dr McDowell!
May 28, 2021
dr McDowell was also compassionate and caring.
May 26, 2021
Excellent Experience
May 21, 2021
Dr. McDowell is a very good physician.
May 14, 2021
Dr. McDowell was very informed and cared about me and my health. Very professional but caring.
April 25, 2021
I was VERY satisfied
April 14, 2021
Always takes the time to explain my condition & answer my questions.
April 11, 2021
I definitely would recommend Dr. McDowell to others. He's the best doctor I have ever had.
April 09, 2021
Great Experience.
March 29, 2021
Dr. McDowell is so caring and competent.
March 22, 2021
I definitely recommend Dr. McDowell to my friends.
March 16, 2021
very good
March 15, 2021
March 13, 2021
The Dr. ask me questions as if I was in the office. It was such a great visit!
March 04, 2021
excellent listener without being in a rush
February 27, 2021
Good experience.
February 13, 2021
excellent experience.
January 30, 2021
I have confidence in Dr. McDowell and he is very considerate.
January 27, 2021
Excellent! No problems.
January 25, 2021
Took the time to explain the details of my condition Good experience
January 23, 2021
All is good!
January 18, 2021
No bad experiences.
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