Timothy Atha, MD, FACC

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Timothy Atha, MD, FACC

Personal Biography:

Dr. Atha joined Samaritan Heart & Vascular Institute in 2007. Dr. Atha earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Texas and a medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch. He completed residency training at the University of Florida and a fellowship at Louisiana State Medical Center in Shreveport.

He is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. Prior to joining Samaritan, Dr. Atha practiced invasive and interventional cardiology in the central Arkansas cities of Little Rock and Conway.

Dr. Atha is married, has two children and enjoys camping, hiking and amateur stargazing.

Medical Education and Training:

Bachelors degree: University of Texas
Medical degree: University of Texas Medical Branch 
Residency: University of Florida 
Fellowship: Louisiana State Medical Center
Board Certification: Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease



  • Cardiology
    Cardiology is a medical specialty dealing with disorders of the heart. The field includes diagnosis and treatment of cardiac birth defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and arrhythmias. Physicians specializing in this field of medicine are called cardiologists.