Dr. Heather Riggs, MD

Dr. Heather Riggs, MD

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Female  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Heather Riggs, MD is an oncology specialist in Kettering, OH and has been practicing for 6 years. She graduated from Loma Linda University in 2001 and specializes in oncology, geriatric medicine, and more.Read her story

3700 Southern Blvd

Kettering, OH 45429

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Riggs performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Anemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bleeding Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Riggs's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Riggs' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Riggs "Dr. Riggs was born in Tennessee but has lived throughout the United States. She attended medical school at Loma Linda University with a scholarship from the United States Air Force and later completed her fellowship in hematology/oncology and geriatrics at Indiana University. She has 3 children and enjoys vegetarian cooking, classical music, and reading in her spare time."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Riggs "Dr. Riggs is a strong advocate for her patients.  She enjoys managing complex issues associated with cancer and blood disorders and developing treatment plans with input from multiple specialists and support staff.  The most rewarding aspect of her work is educating and empowering her patients to manage their conditions and optimize their quality of life."

5  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

4  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

114  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • Andrews University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Loma Linda University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Wright State University / Main Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Wright State University / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Indiana U School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Riggs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Riggs' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Riggs to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Riggs' 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Riggs is such a caring person ... I can't say enough good things about her. Thank You Dr. Riggs for all you do and have done for me, my sister and for others.
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Dr. Riggs is very compassionate and really listens to what you got to say. She explains what is going and makes sure you know what she is saying. Her staff are friendly and always wearing smiles.
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Dr. Riggs is an excellent physician. She is very caring and is also straightforward with her approach. (She tells it like it is.) I feel she wants what is best for the patient, while keeping them as comfortable as possible. She overlooks nothing. Very thorough. She also has a sense of humor...more
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