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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 261 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

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.
December 31, 2020
She was very clear,and very undeerstanding.
December 14, 2020
November 27, 2020
Dr. McDowell was very thorough in explaining everything to me
November 26, 2020
October 30, 2020
Couldn't ask for a better Doctor
October 30, 2020
October 26, 2020
*Dr. McDowell always looks after my health needs and always willing to listen - Appreciate the care he gives me -
October 21, 2020
His manner was positive and authentic. He shared in detail what steps we were considering for my health.
October 19, 2020
I have no comment about my visit to this provider. I have been treated well at this office for years. The doctor, his staff are very nice every time I go there.
October 18, 2020
very good
October 18, 2020
October 17, 2020
all good
October 13, 2020
Dr. McDowell is the consumate physician. His thoroughness and professionalism is to be found only in the vanguard of world class cardiologists.
October 07, 2020
My care was very good. The people in the office were nice.
October 06, 2020
Everything was OK. I feel I was short changed. Since this six month's check-up was over the phone - Didn't get a HEART CHECK-up, EKG, etc. - 6 mo. is a long time to wait - Again.
October 02, 2020
This doctor and office people are very nice and seem to be well-learned.
October 01, 2020
*Doctor McDowell made a good impression on me.
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