OUR FOUNDER

Dr. Charlie C. Rouse was born and raised in Waynesboro, Georgia.  He is a graduate of Morehouse College where he received a B.S. degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry.  He then earned his Masters in Science in Nutrition from Georgia State University.  Dr. Rouse then received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee University in 1991.  He completed his Internal Medicine Residency through the Greenville Hospital System in Greenville, S.C.  In 1997, Dr. Rouse completed a Cardiology Fellowship from the University of Tennessee, Memphis.  In 1997, he became a part of Carrollton community as he joined Dr. William Rogers' practice.  In 2007, Dr. Rouse became the founder and owner of West Georgia Cardiology Associates in Carrollton, Georgia with the vision to be a practice distinguished by an extraordinary level of caring and personal service.  From May 2007 to present, the practice has continually thrived as it is patient-centered and community focused.  In 2011, Dr. Rouse opened the doors to his current practice at 129 Bankhead Highway; a state-of-the-art cardiology office whose purpose is to empower the total you, mind, body, and spirit by the delivery of high quality,

cost-efficient and timely cardiovascular services through prevention, diagnosis, treatment and education.

Dr. Rouse has affiliations with American College of Cardiology, Association of Black Cardiologists, American Medical Association, and American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.  Beyond those affiliations, West Georgia Cardiology, under Dr. Rouse’s leadership, is very active in the local Carrollton Community by providing Health Fairs in the area, sponsorships to the local school systems, as well as sponsorships to many other organizations. In addition, West Georgia Cardiology strives to touch lives and cultures through medical mission trips worldwide; Africa, Mexico, Nevis and Honduras are a few of the places where mission work has been undertaken by Dr. Rouse and the practice.

Dr. Charlie Rouse is proud to welcome patients to a practice where real caring and compassion combines with education and experience to provide the best in cardiology care.  His philosophy of service to the patient along with the support of a handpicked, knowledgeable team creates excellence in both patient care and clinical results.  West Georgia Cardiology is not only concerned with heart disease, but also allowing its patients to enjoy a better quality of life.  The current expansion of preventative services allows our practice to be even more pro-active in reducing risk factors and the onset of cardiovascular disease. 

Dr. Rouse is married to Deirdre Rouse.  They are the proud parents of one daughter, Chaturia and one son, Camary.  During Dr. Rouse’s free time, he enjoys the outdoors, fishing, writing poetry, and vacationing with his family.

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