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Dr. Benjamin Atkeson, MD

Cardiology* Age 54
Dr. Benjamin Atkeson, MD
3.8 (31 Ratings)

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Dr. Benjamin Atkeson, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Clayton, NC.
Dr. Benjamin Atkeson, MD
3.8 (31 Ratings)
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Dr. Benjamin Atkeson, MD

Cardiology* Age 54
Clayton, NC
Accepting new patients
28 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Benjamin Atkeson, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Clayton, NC.

About

Dr. Benjamin Atkeson, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Clayton, NC and has 28 years experience. They graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1996 and completed a residency at Duke University Hospital.They currently practice at North Carolina Heart & Vascular (Clayton) and are affiliated with Rex Hospital and Johnston Health. Dr. Atkeson has experience treating conditions like Hypertension, Lipid Disorders and Hyperlipidemia among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Atkeson received an average rating of 3.8/5 from patients and has been reviewed 31 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Atkeson is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Hypertension
Lipid Disorders
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Lipid Disorders
Hyperlipidemia
Angina
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest Pain
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Disease
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Orthostatic Hypotension
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Peripheral Edema
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardioversion, Elective
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Cardiomyopathy
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Sinus Tachycardia
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Atrial Septal Defect
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Hyperkalemia
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypokalemia
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pericardial Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Septal Defect
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Systolic Heart Failure
Third Degree Heart Block
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Ultrasound
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Acute Endocarditis
Aneurysm
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Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Disease
Cor Pulmonale
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Ebstein's Anomaly
Endocarditis
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Block
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Infective Endocarditis
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Noninfective Endocarditis
Nonrheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericarditis
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Edema
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Second Degree Heart Block
Subacute Endocarditis
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncope
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Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Typical Atrial Flutter
Vitamin D Deficiency
Angioplasty With Stent Placement
Arrhythmia Screening
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Thoracentesis
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test

Insurance Accepted

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  • Choice Plus POS II
  • National (BlueCard) PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Choice Care PPO
  • United Healthcare

Locations

  1. 1 Office
    2076 NC Highway 42 W Ste 100, Clayton, NC 27520
  2. 2 Office
    400 Health Park Dr # 120, Garner, NC 27529
  3. 3 North Carolina Heart & Vascular (Smithfield)
    910 Berkshire Rd, Smithfield, NC 27577

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Atkeson
3.8
Based on 31 Reviews
5 Stars (20)
4 Stars (0)
3 Stars (2)
2 Stars (4)
1 Star (5)

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Mar 31, 2024
When my late husband was taken care by Dr Atkeson, my hubby already had a very advance heart condition. He is very thorough, knowledgeable , best part he listens , does his best for his patients. . God bless him.
Peralta — Mar 31, 2024
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About Me

Biography
  • Dr. Benjamin Atkeson, MD is a cardiology specialist in Clayton, NC and has over 27 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1996. He specializes in Cardiology.
Biography
Specialties*
Cardiology
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
    1996
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease
Board Certifications
What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

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.

Internship

Internship
  • Duke University
    1997
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Duke University Hospital
    1999
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Cleveland Clin Fdtn
    1999
Fellowship Hospital
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Frequently Asked Questions

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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Benjamin Atkeson, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Atkeson's profile.

Dr. Atkeson frequently treats the following conditions: Hypertension, Lipid Disorders and Hyperlipidemia. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Benjamin Atkeson, MD is affiliated with Rex Hospital and Johnston Health.

Yes, Dr. Benjamin Atkeson, MD holds board certification in Cardiovascular Disease.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Rex Hospital

    4420 Lake Boone Trl, Raleigh, NC

  • Johnston Health

    509 N Brightleaf Blvd, Smithfield, NC