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Harry South

Harry L. South, MD, FACC

Board-Certified Cardiologist

Dr. Harry South is a general cardiologist, originally from New Jersey, who believes in using his God given talents to serve others. Raised from two working class parents, Dr. South believes in treating each patient with respect and offering the highest level of service and care.

Dr. South graduated from Rutgers University and later Morehouse School of Medicine both on academic scholarships. Over the next few years he excelled in residency and fellowship at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. While there he received two Guardian Angel Awards for exceptional patient service. He was named Chief Resident (Internal Medicine) in his third year. He was also named Chief Cardiology Fellow during his final year in fellowship.

Dr. South is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, and Nuclear Cardiology. After completing fellowship, he spent most of his time in New Jersey at a large 5 hospital community-based health system where he served as the Echocardiography director and was voted Top Doc by South Jersey Magazine.

His interests lie in preventative cardiology and ensuring his patients understand the benefits of healthy diets, exercise, and impacts of lifestyle choices on their health. He treats a myriad of disease including but not limited to hypertension, dyslipidemia, coronary artery disease, arrhythmias (such as atrial fibrillation), heart failure, and valvular heart disease.

Dr. South values work-life balance and practicing what he preaches to his patients. When not working, he spends time with his wife and daughter, two dogs, friends, and extended family. He enjoys travelling, exercising, outdoor sports, and activities.



  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine


  • Medical City Arlington
  • Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
  • Texas Health Arlington Memorial
  • Texas Health Heart & Vascular Hospital Arlington
  • USMD Hospital at Arlington


  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease:  University of Tennessee School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN
  • Residency, Internal Medicine:  University of Tennessee School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN 
  • Medical School, MD Degree:  Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA  
  • Undergraduate, Bachelor of Arts, Biological Sciences:  Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ


  • Guardian Angel Award, University of Tennessee Medical Center (2010)
  • Travel Scholarship, 75th Annual Meeting of AAOS, San Francisco, CA (2008)
  • Merit Scholarship, Moorehouse School of Medicine (2005-2007)
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Rutgers University Chapter (2002)
  • National Dean’s List Publication (2001-2002)
  • Paul Robeson Scholarship Recipient (2001-2005) 


  • American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) - (2016)
  • American College of Cardiology (ACC) - (2014)
  • American Geriatric Society - (2011)
  • American College of Physicians (ACP) - (2009)
  • Knoxville Academy of Medicine (KAM) - (2009)
  • Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society (JRGS) - (2008)
  • American Medical Association (AMA) - (2005)
  • National Medical Association (NMA) - (2005)
  • Student National Medical Association (SNMA) - (2005)


  • Echocardiography Director, Virtua Mount Holly Hospital - (2018–2022)
  • Chief Resident (3rd year), Graduate School of Medicine, Internal Medicine - (2011-2012)
  • President, Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS) - (2008-2009)
  • Board Member, Health Students Taking Action Together (HealthSTAT) - (2006-2008)
  • Student Member, Morehouse School of Medicine Admissions Committee - (2006-2007)
  • Advisor, Minority Association of Pre-health Students (MAPS) - (2006-2007)
  • Faculty Advisor, National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine, Washington, D.C. - (2006)
  • Co-Chair, United Black Council - (2004-2005)
  • President, Black Student Union - (2003-2004)
  • Vice-President, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated - (2003-2004)


  • Aligeti Venkata R.; South Harry L.; Hirsh Jeffrey B.; et al. "Aorto-Right Atrial Fistula Following Transseptal Catheterization and Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation". Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Vol. 23. Issue 6 Pages 659-661. June 2012.


  • South, Harry; Bains Jujhar; Hirsh Jeffrey . "Unusual Complication of Pacemaker Implantation/Revision: Secondary Endocarditis Due to Fracture and Embolization of an Introducer Sheath". Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. Vol 79. Issue 2, Page 339 – 343. February 2012.


  • South, Harry.  "Knowledge is Power: Exploring the Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Community Members from Mampong and Axim towards Tuberculosis". National Medical Fellowships, Ghana, West Africa. March 2009 - May 2009.


  • South, Harry. "A Cardiologist’s Nightmare: Secondary (iatrogenic) Endocarditis Due to a Venous Introducer Sheath". Case Presentation, American College of Physicians, Tennessee Chapter Annual Meeting. September 2010.
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