Dr. Brett Atwater, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 45

Dr. Brett Atwater, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Raleigh, NC. Dr. Atwater has more experience with Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures, and Heart Conditions than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Duke Health Raleigh Hospital and Duke University Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Atwater to book an appointment.

Dr. Atwater

Duke Cardiology

3320 Wake Forest Rd Ste 200 Raleigh, NC 27609

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Dr. Atwater is affiliated with Duke University Hospital Durham, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for cardiology.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Atwater

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Atwater treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Atwater treats other conditions, please contact the office at (919) 862-5100.

Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Cardiac Electrical System Procedures specialists.

Dr. Atwater is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Cardiovascular Stress Test
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Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures

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Dr. Atwater is experienced in the area of Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

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Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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Heart Conditions

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Dr. Atwater is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Sinus Bradycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Heart Disease
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Dr. Atwater's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prinzmetal Angina
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

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(919) 862-5100

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Dr. Atwater's Reviews

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Our family loves Dr. Atwater and his team! The cardiac ablation was wonderful, successful procedure was for our 84 year old mother! No more a-fib attacks now. Dr. Atwater is such a compassionate and skilled physician who has a kind, attentive bedside manner and shows genuine concern for each of his patients. He is number one with us!
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Brett Atwater, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Raleigh, NC. Dr. Atwater has more experience with Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, Cardiac Implantable...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Brett Atwater, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Atwater frequently treats Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures, and Heart Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Atwater specializes.

Where is Dr. Brett Atwater, MD's office located?

Dr. Atwater's office is located at 3320 Wake Forest Rd Ste 200, Raleigh, NC 27609. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Duke Cardiology

Duke Cardiology3320 Wake Forest Rd Ste 200 Raleigh, NC 27609
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Atwater is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Duke Health Raleigh Hospital

Raleigh, NC

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Duke University Hospital

Durham, NC

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

14 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)