Dr. Lawrence Rigden, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 57

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Dr. Lawrence Rigden, MD is a cardiology specialist in North Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in cardiology, cardiovascular & metabolic diseases, and more.


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I would give Dr. Rigden and his office staff an excellent rating...I trust Dr Rigden now and have for years as my doctor. Tamara is a very special nurse. I have great respect for them and the rest of the staff
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Not sure what the problem was (staff or doctor), but response to my concern was totally ignored, never heard back from office/staff. So found another doctor.
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He listens to my concerns, explains things to me. Discusses my treatments with me. Very easy to talk with.
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Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Missouri
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Dr. Rigden's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rigden performs Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Rigden performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rigden performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Rigden performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rigden treats Heart Disease more than 97% of his peers

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

Dr. Rigden's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • 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 Disease (CAD)
  • 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
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • 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 Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • 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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lawrence Rigden, MD is a cardiology specialist in North Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in cardiology, cardiovascular & metabolic diseases, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

Clarian Indiana University Hospital
Residency Hospital
University Iowa Hosps And Clinics
Residency Hospital
1988
University of Missouri School of Medicine - Columbia
Medical School
1988

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Graduated cum laude from the the University of Missouri-Columbia., .

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North Kansas City Hospital

North Kansas City, MO

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

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