Dr. Heather Riggs, MD

OncologyFemaleAge 46

Dr. Riggs
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Kettering Cancer Center

3700 Southern Blvd Ste 401 Dayton, OH 45429

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(855) 500-2873

Dr. Heather Riggs, MD is a Oncology Specialist in Dayton, OH and has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Loma Linda University medical school in 2001. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Fayette Regional Health System and Kettering Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Riggs to book an appointment.

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Dr. Riggs' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Obesity
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riggs treats Obesity more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Riggs treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Breast Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riggs treats Breast Cancer more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Riggs treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
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Anemia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riggs treats Anemia more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Riggs treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D - HUS)
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Pregnancy Related
  • D-Positive Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D + HUS)
  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
  • Hemolytic Anemia, Acquired Autoimmune
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Myelpathic Anemia
  • Neonatal Anemia
  • Nutritional Anemia
  • Nutritional Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-1
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-2
  • Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia With Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia, Pyridoxine-Responsive, Autosomal Recessive
  • Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
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Dr. Riggs' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Lymphoma
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Animal Allergies
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Screening
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chordoma
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Skin
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Enteritis
  • Erythropoietin Test
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Eye Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folic Acid Deficiency
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gout
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hair Loss
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hidradenitis
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hives
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hydrocele
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Immunization Administration
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Leukocytosis
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lip Cancer
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Lobular Carconima
  • Loss of Taste
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Histiocytosis
  • Malnutrition
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Melanoma
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pineal Region Tumors
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Proteinuria
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • von Willebrand Disease
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Warts
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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Dr. Riggs accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Access Options for ERC Health-OH PPO
Blue Access Options-OH PPO
Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Preferred Plus-OH POS
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Bronze Blue Access-OH PPO
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Bronze Pathway Group-OH HMO
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Gold Pathway X-OH HMO
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Lumenos Plans-OH
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
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Pathway-OH HMO
Platinum Blue Access-OH PPO
Platinum Pathway Group-OH HMO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
Silver Pathway Group-OH HMO
Silver Pathway X-OH HMO
Silver Pathway-OH HMO
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-OH
Trihealth HD80-OH
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

Dr. Riggs' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Riggs

5.0

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Dr. Riggs is one of the kindest doctors. My daughter is transitioning into adult care and Dr. Riggs was so caring and understanding. Thank You Dr. Riggs.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Staycie A. Minnifield in Dayton , OH – Feb 24, 2019
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.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Vicki in Richmond – Jun 29, 2018
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.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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Starlina in Richmond, IN – Sep 16, 2016
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 which is a bit refreshing when dealing with this disease. I truly feel I owe this doctor my life and feel I have a better quality of life due to her care. Highly recommend Dr. Riggs.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
7 people found this helpful
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Bonnie Grewe in Cambridge City, IN – Apr 02, 2016

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Riggs is a strong advocate for her patients.  She enjoys managing complex issues associated with cancer and blood disorders and developing treatment...Read more

Biography

Dr. Riggs was born in Tennessee but has lived throughout the United States.  She attended medical school at Loma Linda University with a scholarship...Read more

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Education

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

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What are Dr. Heather Riggs, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Riggs frequently treats Obesity, Breast Cancer, and Anemia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Riggs treats.

Where is Dr. Heather Riggs, MD's office located?

Dr. Riggs' office is located at 3700 Southern Blvd Ste 401, Dayton, OH 45429. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Kettering Cancer Center

Kettering Cancer Center3700 Southern Blvd Ste 401 Dayton, OH 45429
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Riggs is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Fayette Regional Health System

Connersville, IN

Kettering Medical Center

Kettering, OH

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

Soin Medical Center

Beavercreek, OH

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)