Dr. Lee Riggins, MD

Dr. Lee Riggins, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Lee Riggins, MD is a general surgery specialist in Alabaster, AL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1975 and specializes in general surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

1022 1st St N Ste 250

Alabaster, AL 35007

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Riggins performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Vascular Disease
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more than 52% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
normal
more than 49% of peers
Thrombosis
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more than 43% of peers

Dr. Riggins's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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41  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Loyola University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Baptist Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Riggins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Riggins' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Riggins to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Riggins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Riggins is a very intelligent and caring man... He listens attently to his patients and all their concerns and thoughouly explains everything... I absolutely love him. He has performed a myomectomy on my mother and a lobectomy. He has also performed 2 myomectomy surgeries on my aunt and uncle....more
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