Dr. Craig McCotter, MD

Dr. Craig McCotter, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 47

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Craig McCotter, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Lexington, KY. Dr. McCotter 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 Baptist Health Lexington and St. Francis Downtown. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. McCotter to book an appointment.


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Baptist Health Medical Group Cardiology

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(859) 267-2021
Baptist Health Medical Group Cardiology1720 Nicholasville Rd Ste 601 Lexington, KY 40503
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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. McCotter's Reviews

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4.9

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Dr McCotter answered my long list of questions and I didn’t feel rushed at all. I felt very comfortable and felt fully informed about my procedure.
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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Jan 08, 2020
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Being only 24 and getting a pacemaker is pretty intimidating! Dr. McCotter was so helpful and thorough. He took extra measures to make sure the incision site was done in such a way it would heal and be basically undetectable. I couldn’t have asked for a better doctor!
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Tara J. – Nov 20, 2019
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Exceptional and wonderful caring doctor
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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John Mercer in Easley, SC – May 20, 2019
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By far the best physician in Greenville
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Dec 28, 2017
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Great bedside manner. Takes his time with patients and fully explains expectations in detail.
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Stephanie S in Greenville, SC – Jun 27, 2016
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Excellent doctor and a fine man.
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(859) 267-2021

Dr. McCotter accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Anthem Essential-KY
Balanced Blue Access-KY PPO
Balanced Pathway-KY HMO
Balanced Pathway-KY PPO
Baptist HCA-KY
Blue Access - UL1 Tiered Network-KY PPO
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Gold Blue Access-KY PPO
Gold Pathway - SG-KY HMO
Gold Pathway X-KY HMO
Gold Pathway-KY HMO
Gold Pathway-KY PPO
Gold Pathway-KY PPO Plus
Kentucky Employees Health Plan (KEHP)
KentuckyOne-KY
Lumenos Plans-KY
Methodist Hospital-KY
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
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Pathway X-KY HMO
Pathway-KY
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Platinum Pathway-KY PPO Plus
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Silver Pathway-KY PPO
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St. Joseph's-KY
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UK-Indemnity-KY
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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Frequently Treated by Dr. McCotter

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. McCotter treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. McCotter treats other conditions, please contact the office at (859) 277-5887.

Electrophysiology

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

Typically treats 91% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCotter performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 100% of their peers

Dr. McCotter performs this procedure more than 100% of their peers

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCotter performs Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias more than 99% of their peers

Dr. McCotter performs this procedure more than 99% of their peers

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCotter performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 98% of their peers

Dr. McCotter performs this procedure more than 98% of their peers

Implantable Cardiac Devices

Compare with other Implantable Cardiac Devices specialists.

Typically treats 83% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCotter performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 98% of their peers

Dr. McCotter performs this procedure more than 98% of their peers

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCotter performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 90% of their peers

Dr. McCotter performs this procedure more than 90% of their peers

Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCotter performs Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator more than 63% of their peers

Dr. McCotter performs this procedure more than 63% 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 61% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCotter treats Atrial Flutter more than 100% of their peers

Dr. McCotter treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Arrhythmias
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCotter treats Arrhythmias more than 99% of their peers

Dr. McCotter treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Atrial Fibrillation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCotter treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 99% of their peers

Dr. McCotter treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 68% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 18 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCotter treats Heart Disease more than 99% of their peers

Dr. McCotter treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCotter treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. McCotter treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Congestive Heart Failure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCotter treats Congestive Heart Failure more than 94% of their peers

Dr. McCotter treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

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Dr. McCotter's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • 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 Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • 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
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Baptist Health Medical Group is a comprehensive, multispecialty network of physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our providers are committed to...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Awards

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Affiliated Hospitals

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Baptist Health Lexington

Lexington, KY

84% Patient experience rating, 15% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

St. Francis Downtown

Greenville, SC

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2021)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)
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