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Dr. L Douglas Waggoner, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Waggoner

Kootenai Heart Clinics Northwest

122 W 7th Ave Ste 310 Spokane, WA 99204

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(509) 847-2500


Dr. L Douglas Waggoner, MD is a cardiology specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1997 and specializes in cardiology.


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(509) 847-2500

Dr. Waggoner accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Altius Health Plans
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross of Idaho
Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Coop Core
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Waggoner's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Waggoner treats Heart Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Waggoner treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Syncope
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Waggoner treats Syncope more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Waggoner treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Syncope, Familial Neurocardiogenic
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Waggoner treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Waggoner treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Waggoner's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • 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 Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Dr. Waggoner's Reviews

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Dr Waggoner and his staff are always pleasant and make you fell comfortable. They listen well and inform you about what they are going to do and what to expect. Will always be my cardiology provider choice.
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Dr. Waggoner stands out comparing to other doctors I had in the past. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
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Dr. Waggoner is wonderfully thorough, a great listener, and up-to-date on the latest methods and research. He's a great physician!
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Very thorough in examination, very caring about health concerns! Made me feel very comfortable. I highly recommend Dr. Waggoner!
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Dr. Waggoner, is the best -- caring, a good listener to your problem, kind, always there to help you with your health problems and with my experience, he has gone the extra mile to help with any other health issues/or questions. Spends extra time if I need it!!
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I have been under Dr. Waggoner's care for over 13 years, I am very pleased with his Doctor / Patient professionalism! I highly recomend this Cardiologist! he is very approachable, and very thorough and informative!
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Wonderful Doc, highly reccomend! Has great staff, and they respond quickly when contacted. So fortunate to have this skilled man as my doc!
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My husband and I were so thankful for being referred to Dr. Waggoner. He, in our opinion, is one of the BEST! We have been more than pleased in the medical appointments we have had with him. He is professional, very knowledgeable, personable and caring. We are 100% happy with Dr. Waggoner and will definitely recommend him to those who have needs for a cardiologist.
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Dr. Waggoner was very personable and kind. He explained and reassured me answered all my questions. He made me feel like we are a team in my heart health.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Waggoner's for 10 years and my most recent visit with him was on April 9, 2018. He is the most personable physician I have ever met. He answers questions completely and always appears to have more than enough time for all ones questions. I would recommend Dr. Waggoner to anyone looking for a cardiologist.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. L Douglas Waggoner, MD is a cardiology specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1997 and specializes in cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

University Tex
Fellowship Hospital
2000
University Washington
Residency Hospital
1997
Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
Medical School
2000
1997

Languages

  • Russian
  • English

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)

Kootenai Health

Coeur D Alene, ID

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017)