Dr. Lee Riggins, MD

Dr. Lee Riggins, MD

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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

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Riggins' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aneurysm
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riggins treats Aneurysm more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Riggins treats this condition more than 56% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riggins treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Riggins treats this condition more than 54% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
Pulmonary Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riggins treats Pulmonary Disease more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Riggins treats this condition more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Riggins' conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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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....Read More
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