Dr. Lawrence Atherton, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 63
  
Dr. Atherton
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Christie Clinic

101 W University Ave Champaign, IL 61820

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(217) 366-1304

Dr. Lawrence Atherton, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Champaign, IL and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Atherton has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, Interventional Cardiology, and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with medical facilities Kirby Medical Center and Osf Heart Of Mary Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Atherton to book an appointment.


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Dr. Atherton accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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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 57% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Murmur
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atherton treats Heart Murmur more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Atherton treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Mitral Valve Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atherton treats Mitral Valve Disease more than 71% of their peers

Dr. Atherton treats this condition more than 71% of their peers

Arrhythmias
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atherton treats Arrhythmias more than 69% of their peers

Dr. Atherton treats this condition more than 69% of their peers

Interventional Cardiology

Interventional cardiologists specialize in catheter-based treatment of heart diseases through procedures such as cardiac catheterization, impella devices, and stent placement.Compare with other Interventional Cardiology specialists.

Typically treats 50% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atherton performs Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography) more than 67% of their peers

Dr. Atherton performs this procedure more than 67% of their peers

Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atherton performs Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent more than 34% of their peers

Dr. Atherton performs this procedure more than 34% 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 57% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atherton treats Heart Disease more than 94% of their peers

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

Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atherton treats Hypertension more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Atherton treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

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Dr. Atherton's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • 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
  • 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 Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

Dr. Atherton's Reviews

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Biography

Dr. Lawrence Atherton, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Champaign, IL and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Atherton has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, Interventional Cardiology, and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with medical facilities Kirby Medical Center and Osf Heart Of Mary Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Atherton to book an appointment.Less...

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1989
Ind U Med Ctr/Krannert Inst
Fellowship Hospital
1986
U Ky Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1984
U Ky Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1983
University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Christie Clinic

Christie Clinic Association101 W University Ave Champaign, IL 61820
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Kirby Medical Center

Monticello, IL

92% Patient experience rating, 23% higher than the national average

Osf Heart Of Mary Medical Center

Urbana, IL

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

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