Dr. Walter Atiga, MD

Dr. Walter Atiga, MD

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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o
(12)

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Dr. Walter Atiga, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Leesburg, VA and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

Virginia Heart / The Cardiovascular Group, P.C.

44035 Riverside Pkwy Ste 400

Leesburg, VA 20176
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hypotension
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Atiga'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.

4  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Other

2  Board Certifications

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

31  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Pacific Union College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Loma Linda University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • National Institute of Health
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, Cardiology & Cardiac Electrophysiology 1995-1998
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • National Institutes of Health, Clinical Cardiology Research 1993-1995
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Atiga has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Atiga's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Atiga to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Atiga's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

This man literally saved my life. I'm not kidding; I would be dead without him. No other heart doctor took me seriously, because I was a previous athlete who had to stop playing because of Lyme disease. He put a pacemaker in me and he saved my life. My heart was stopping and I was blacking out...more
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