Dr. Sherman Wiggins, MD

Dr. Sherman Wiggins, MD

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Age 57
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Dr. Sherman Wiggins, MD is a cardiology specialist in Shreveport, LA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from LA STATE UNIV SCH OF MED IN SHREVEPORT in 1986 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

1453 East Vert Kouns 112

Shreveport, LA 71105

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Arrhythmias
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Syncope
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Wiggins'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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • 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
  • Pericardial Disease
  • 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

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19  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • LA STATE UNIV SCH OF MED IN SHREVEPORT
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • UAB Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • UAB Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wiggins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wiggins' Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wiggins to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Wiggins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I've seen Dr. Wiggins for eight years. He performed a cardiac ablation on me and I see him for annual appointments. He listens to his patients instead of rushing through the appointment with a "Dr. knows best" attitude. He's got good instincts on managed care. The only downside, one I don't mind...more
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Dr. Wiggins asks questions and listens carefully. He explains until you understand. He is very calm and very patient. If you need the best, go to Dr. Wiggins!!!
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Came in for an appointment as a new patient, after an hour and half wait. Saw the man for 3 minutes and he blamed me and ask me "what was I going to do?".He didn't care about seeing me,only about his meeting.He was blameful and very rude. I even brought him all of my records and he never took the...more
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Dr. Wiggins is NOT a good dr.
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