Dr. Walter Atiga, MD

Dr. Walter Atiga, MD

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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  |  
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54 y/o
(12)

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Dr. Walter Atiga, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiology doctor who practices in Reston, VA. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

Virginia Heart

1850 Town Center Pkwy Ste 550

Reston, VA 20190
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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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

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Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Other
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Board Certifications

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

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Electrophysiology
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

in Fairfax, VA |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Atiga accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthKeepers HMO
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Choice Network POS
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Carelink PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    Coventry Health Care of Virginia HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
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Hospitals where Dr. Atiga has admitting privileges

Reston Hospital Center
1850 Town Center Pkwy
Reston, VA 20190
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Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Rd
Falls Church, VA 22042
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Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
3600 Joseph Siewick Dr
Fairfax, VA 22033
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Inova Loudoun Hospital
44045 Riverside Pkwy
Leesburg, VA 20176
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Inova Alexandria Hospital
4320 Seminary Rd
Alexandria, VA 22304
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Virginia Hospital Center
1701 N George Mason Dr
Arlington, VA 22205
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