Dr. Lance Briggs, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 63
  
Dr. Briggs
Accepting new patients

Sanger Heart Vascular Institute

290 N Main St Rutherfordton, NC 28139

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(828) 286-2376

Dr. Lance Briggs, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Rutherfordton, NC and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Briggs has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Boston U, School of Medicine medical school in 1985. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Atrium Health Cleveland and Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Briggs to book an appointment.


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Dr. Briggs accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Practice Areas

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 68% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arrhythmias
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Briggs treats Arrhythmias more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Briggs treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Atrial Fibrillation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Briggs treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Briggs treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Aortic Valve Regurgitation
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Briggs treats Aortic Valve Regurgitation more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Briggs treats this condition more than 85% 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 58% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 18 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Briggs treats Heart Disease more than 100% of their peers

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Briggs treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Briggs treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Cardiomyopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Briggs treats Cardiomyopathy more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Briggs treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

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Dr. Briggs' conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. Briggs' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Briggs

3.3

Based on 7 ratings

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Lance Briggs, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Rutherfordton, NC and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Briggs has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Boston U, School of Medicine medical school in 1985. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Atrium Health Cleveland and Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Briggs to book an appointment.Less...

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Boston City Hospital
Residency Hospital
Boston University School Med
Residency Hospital
1985
Boston U, School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Sanger Heart Vascular Institute

Nelson Seen290 N Main St Rutherfordton, NC 28139
1

Practice

Chv Shvi Shelby111 W GROVER ST Shelby, NC 28150
2

Affiliated Hospitals

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Atrium Health Cleveland

Shelby, NC

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)

Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center

Charlotte, NC

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

Rutherford Regional Medical Center

Rutherfordton, NC

55% Patient experience rating, 14% lower than the national average

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