Contact provider for availability

Dr. Brett Atwater, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 42

Dr. Atwater

Dr. Brett Atwater, MD is a cardiology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.


Contact provider for availability


Make an appointment


Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. Atwater accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(919) 681-5816

Dr. Atwater accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Atwater's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Atwater's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atwater treats Heart Disease more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Atwater treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

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

About Me

Care Philosophy

My practice and research focus on helping patients with abnormal heart rhythms. Because these conditions can affect people of all ages I see a wide range of patients. I entered medicine to play a part in helping people live more productive and fulfil...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

2010
Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2008
University Of Wisconsin Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Duke University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2002
University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine
Medical School
2010
2008
2005
2002

Awards

Dr. Atwater's Reviews

Be the first to leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Atwater?
(Select your rating)

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Atwater treats patients.

Learn more