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Dr. Lawrence Atherton, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 62

Dr. Atherton

Christie Clinic

101 W University Ave Champaign, IL 61820

Accepting new patients

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Dr. Lawrence Atherton, MD is a cardiology specialist in Champaign, IL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in cardiology.


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Dr. Atherton accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Atherton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atherton treats Chest Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Atherton treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

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

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Atherton

3.5

Based on 4 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Lawrence Atherton, MD is a cardiology specialist in Champaign, IL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1989
Ind University Med Ctr/Krannert Institute
Fellowship Hospital
1986
University Ky Med Center
Residency Hospital
1984
University Ky Med Center
Internship Hospital
1983
University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine
Medical School
1989
1986
1984
1983

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Kirby Medical Center

Monticello, IL

93% Patient experience rating, 24% higher than the national average

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

  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)