Dr. Brian Lentz, MD

Dr. Brian Lentz, MD

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Interventional Cardiology  |  
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46 y/o
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Dr. Brian Lentz, MD is an interventional cardiology doctor who practices in Richmond, VA. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Read his story

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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more than 40% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 40% of peers
Heart Disease
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more than 29% of peers

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Dr. Lentz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lentz "Brian Lentz, MD, graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, for which he received Departmental Honors. He remained at Tulane to complete his Medical Degree, and then moved to Newark, Delaware, where he completed his Residency at Christiana Care Health System in both Emergency and Internal Medicine. Post-residency, Dr. Lentz spent a research year in Cardiovascular Emergency Medicine at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Virginia, and subsequently completed at Fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at VCU Health (formerly the Medical College of Virginia) in Richmond, Virginia. Prior to joining HCA and Cardiology Associates of Richmond, he completed a second Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at Vidant Medical Center at East Carolina University, in Greenville, North Carolina. Dr. Lentz has worked as both a Clinical Instructor and Attending Physician at several major health systems during his career including Weill Medical College of Cornell University at New York Presbyterian, University of Virginia Health System, Fairfax Hospital, and Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. Dr. Lentz is board-certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Nuclear Medicine, and is board-eligible in Interventional Cardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Lentz is an active member of the American College of Cardiology."

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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Nuclear Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Emergency Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Emergency Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Syncope
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • TULANE UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lentz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lentz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lentz to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Lentz's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
in Richmond, VA |
I would recommend Dr. Brian Lentz to any of my friends and associates because he is caring, very professional and very up to date on procedures and medications related to treatment of various conditions and explains conditions and treatment clearly and in laymen terms making it easy to understand.
Treated a family member. He was awesome and very caring. Gave great care and even called personally to check on family members progress a few days later. Would highly recommend
in Richmond Va |
Dr Lentz explains everything. He is compassionate and caring. He shows this not just by what he says but what he does and how he treats his patients. I am so glad to have found him. He has literally saved my life.
Very unprofessional condescending personality. Talks about previous doctors giving bad health care. I would not recommend him to anyone. I have been a patient at that office for over 30 years. Dr. Lentz wants to do unnecessary testing and does not respect financial situations of his patients. I don't think he will do well in this practice.
in Chester, Va |
Dr. Lentz was referred to me by my Pulmonologist. This practice has the friendliest staff and nurse. Dr. Lentz was knowledgeable and took. Time to answer all of my questions. The day following my visit, I had a question and Dr. Lentz took my call himself. Very impressive and I highly recommend this practice to anyone looking for a great Cardiologist.
North Chesterfield, VA |
I am very pleased with the care and attention given to my Grandmother by Dr. Lentz. Whether in the office or at the hospital, he is very patient with her and makes her feel comfortable. He does not rush discussions and gives us time to ask questions. My family has seen other doctors in his field and none have provided the level of service and care he has.
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Dr. Lentz accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Lentz has admitting privileges

CJW Medical Center - Chippenham
7101 Jahnke Rd
Richmond, VA 23225
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Henrico Doctors' Hospital
1602 Skipwith Rd
Richmond, VA 23229
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Johnston-Willis Hospital
1401 Johnston Willis Dr
North Chesterfield, VA 23235
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