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Dr. Sherman Wiggins, MD

Cardiology*
3.4 (19)
Map Pin Small Shreveport, LA
Accepting new patients
38 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Sherman Wiggins, MD

Dr. Sherman Wiggins, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Shreveport, LA. They specialize in Cardiology, has 38 years of experience, and is board certified in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine and is affiliated with Willis-Knighton Medical Center and Highland Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Wiggins an average 3.4 star rating.

Dr. Wiggins works at Practice in Shreveport, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Tricuspid Valve Disease, Sick Sinus Syndrome and Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Wiggins' Office Locations

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    Advanced Cardiovascular Specialists
    1453 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop Ste 112, Shreveport, LA 71105 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (318) 798-9400

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Willis-Knighton Medical Center
  • Highland Medical Center

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Tricuspid Valve Disease
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Treatment frequency



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Tricuspid Valve Disease
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Heart Palpitations
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Chest Pain
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Lipid Disorders
Long QT Syndrome
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Orthostatic Hypotension
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Pulmonary Hypertension
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Sinus Bradycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncope
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Systolic Heart Failure
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Ultrasound
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Electrophysiological Study
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Endocarditis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Angina
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Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
Carotid Artery Disease
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Endocarditis
Hyperkalemia
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Infective Endocarditis
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericardial Disease
Pericarditis
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Edema
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Second Degree Heart Block
Septic Embolism
Sinus Tachycardia
Subacute Endocarditis
Third Degree Heart Block
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Typical Atrial Flutter
Unstable Angina
Venous Compression
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Arrhythmia Screening
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
Puncture Aspiration
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Thoracentesis
Thrombolysis
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test
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    3.4
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    About Dr. Sherman Wiggins, MD

    Specialties*
    • Cardiology

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    Years of Experience
    • 38 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1063402717
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • UAB Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Sherman Wiggins, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Wiggins is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Wiggins has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Wiggins has seen patients for Tricuspid Valve Disease, Sick Sinus Syndrome and Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Wiggins on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    19 patients have reviewed Dr. Wiggins. The overall rating for this provider is 3.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Wiggins.

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