Dr. Brett Atwater, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 44
  
Dr. Atwater

Duke Cardiology

3320 Wake Forest Rd Ste 200 Raleigh, NC 27609

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(919) 681-5816

Dr. Brett Atwater, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Raleigh, NC. Dr. Atwater has more experience with Electrophysiology, Implantable Cardiac Devices, and Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Duke Health Raleigh Hospital and Duke University Hospital. He is not accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Atwater to book an appointment.


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Dr. Atwater accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna PPO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Practice Areas

Electrophysiology

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

Typically treats 70% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atwater performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Atwater performs this procedure more than 92% of their peers

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atwater performs Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Atwater performs this procedure more than 84% of their peers

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atwater performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 76% of their peers

Dr. Atwater performs this procedure more than 76% of their peers

Implantable Cardiac Devices

Compare with other Implantable Cardiac Devices specialists.

Typically treats 63% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atwater performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 76% of their peers

Dr. Atwater performs this procedure more than 76% of their peers

Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atwater performs Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator more than 70% of their peers

Dr. Atwater performs this procedure more than 70% of their peers

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atwater performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 43% of their peers

Dr. Atwater performs this procedure more than 43% of their peers

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 57% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atwater treats Atrial Flutter more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Atwater treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Arrhythmias
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atwater treats Arrhythmias more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Atwater treats this condition more than 81% of their peers

Atrial Fibrillation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atwater treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 68% of their peers

Dr. Atwater treats this condition more than 68% of their peers

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Dr. Atwater's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • 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 Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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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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Biography

Dr. Brett Atwater, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Raleigh, NC. Dr. Atwater has more experience with Electrophysiology, Implantable Cardiac Devices, and Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with m...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Awards

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Locations

Duke Cardiology

Raleigh3320 Wake Forest Rd Ste 200 Raleigh, NC 27609
1

Duke Advanced Heart and Lung Failure Clinic

Duke Advanced Heart and Lung Failure Clinic40 Duke Medicine Cir Durham, NC 27710
2

Dukes Childrens Hospital and Health Center

Duke University Hospital2301 Erwin Rd Durham, NC 27705
3

Practice

Joseph A Kisslo MD40 Duke Medicine Cir Durham, NC 27710
4

Affiliated Hospitals

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Duke Health Raleigh Hospital

Raleigh, NC

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

Duke University Hospital

Durham, NC

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)