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B. Judson Colley III, MD, MPH, Joins Merit Health

B. Judson Colley III, MD, MPH, Joins Merit Health

Merit Health welcomes B. Judson Colley III, MD, MPH, cardiac electrophysiology (EP) specialist to our medical staff. An electrophysiologist specializes in the study of the heart’s electrical system or activity used to diagnose abnormal heartbeats or arrhythmia. Some arrhythmias may be harmless, while others are more serious and require lifestyle changes and intervention.

Dr. Colley works with an experienced team of nurses and nurse practitioners to provide evaluation and treatment using advanced health care technology and techniques such as medication therapy, catheter based procedures and surgery for the treatment of heart rhythm disorders.

“As our community grows, we are proud to add Dr. Colley to our team. We are very excited we will now be able to offer this critical and highly specialized care right here in our community,” said Sam Dean, CEO, Merit Health River Oaks. “Our patients will greatly benefit from Dr. Colley’s experience. He has honed his valuable skills through many years of training, practice and research and we are thrilled to have his expertise added to our heart program.”

Dr. Colley serves the Southeast with medical practices in Birmingham, AL, and Flowood, MS. He completed medical school and an Internal Medicine residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine, followed by a cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Colley is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine/Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and has been in practice since 2007, serving roles as both a physician provider and administrative director in the cardiovascular service line.

Dr. Colley’s expertise in cardiac rhythm disorders includes atrial fibrillation, ventricular arrhythmias, supraventricular tachycardia, and cardiac rhythm devices. He has also participated in many groundbreaking research trials.

Dr. Colley’s Mississippi clinic is located at 1040 River Oaks Drive, Suite 301, Flowood, MS 39232. For more information about heart rhythm disorders or to make an appointment, call 601-203-6202 or visit

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Merit Health serves the healthcare needs of residents of Mississippi through its 9 affiliated hospitals. The healthcare system offers a wide array of services including orthopedics, cardiology, women’s health, emergency departments and broad diagnostic medical and surgical services. The network has more than 1,800 licensed beds, more than 2,500 physicians on the combined active medical staffs, more than 3,000 employees, and more than 40,000 admissions and more than 250,000 emergency department visits each year.




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