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Dr. Walter Atiga, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology*
4.1 (17)
Map Pin Small Reston, VA
Accepting new patients
34 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Walter Atiga, MD

Dr. Walter Atiga, MD is a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist in Reston, VA. They specialize in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, has 34 years of experience, and is board certified in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. They graduated from Loma Linda University and is affiliated with Reston Hospital Center. Dr. Atiga, completed a residency at Loma Linda University|National Institute of Health. Patients rated Dr. Atiga an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Atiga works at MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute in Reston, VA with other offices in Fairfax, VA. They frequently treat conditions like Third Degree Heart Block along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept UnitedHealthCare as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Atiga's Office Locations

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    MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute
    1830 Town Center Dr Ste 405, Reston, VA 20190 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute
    3020 Hamaker Ct Ste 502, Fairfax, VA 22031 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospital's primary service area or have been granted access to our hospital's clinical information systems. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
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Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Third Degree Heart Block
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Third Degree Heart Block
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiomyopathy
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Lipid Disorders
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Orthostatic Hypotension
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Second Degree Heart Block
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncope
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Systolic Heart Failure
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Typical Atrial Flutter
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Cardiac Ultrasound
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Electrophysiological Study
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Angina
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Septal Defect
Biventricular Heart Failure
Bradycardia
Cardiac Sarcoidosis
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest Pain
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Endocarditis
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Murmur
Hyperkalemia
Marfan Syndrome
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Noninfective Endocarditis
Nonrheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericarditis
Peripheral Edema
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Tetralogy of Fallot
Thrombosis
Unstable Angina
Venous Compression
Ventricular Fibrillation
Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Arrhythmia Screening
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Defibrillator Implantation
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
Electrophysiology
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
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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    • Premera Blue Cross
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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.1
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    4 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
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    About Dr. Walter Atiga, MD

    Specialties*
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

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    Years of Experience
    • 34 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1427050699
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Johns Hopkins University|National Institute of Health
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Loma Linda University|National Institute of Health
    Residency
    Internship
    • Loma Linda University
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Loma Linda University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Board Certifications
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    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Reston Hospital Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Walter Atiga, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Atiga is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Atiga has seen patients for Third Degree Heart Block, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Atiga on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Atiga. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Atiga.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Atiga, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Atiga appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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