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Broadus Zane Atkins
Cone Health Medical Group

Broadus Zane Atkins, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery,
  • Thoracic Surgery
Patient Rating
4.9/5 (Based on 33 Reviews)
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Broadus "Zane" Atkins, MD, is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon with extensive experience in all forms of mechanical assist devices and thoracic transplantation. His professional interests include surgery for acute and chronic heart failure as well as surgery for valvular heart disease, arrhythmia and ischemic heart disease. 


After completing fellowship training for cardiothoracic surgery in 2007, he entered active duty with the US Air Force where he served 14 years and rose to the rank of the Colonel. He has held several prestigious positions within Federal and academic medicine including chief of cardiac surgery in Seattle.


A North Carolina native from Mt. Airy, he has traveled the world and the country to train and treat patients with the most advanced care.



Medical School

Duke University


University of North Carolina at Charlotte, BS, Chemistry - Air Force ROTC Scholarship Recipient


Duke University, Surgery


Duke University, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery


  • Triad Cardiac & Thoracic Surgeons
    301 E Wendover Ave
    Greensboro, NC 27401

Provider Review Comments

September 15, 2021
Very professional and very personable.
September 01, 2021
*Dr. Atkins was very attentive to my needs, my recovery and answered questions I had about my recovery. He understood the type of discomfort, challenged I had and was able to explain the healing process. He provided and overall assessment and evaluated my progress and discussed next steps.
June 07, 2021
The doctors and nurses are very good to listing to you and to explain why you are going through this problem. I would rate them all a A+, they are very good at what they on doing.
May 25, 2021
May 07, 2021
The dr. gave very detailed explanations and answered many questions.
December 16, 2020
*Dr. Atkins was wonderful! Very easy to talk to. Very pleasant & caring dr.
December 05, 2020
Young at the practice but apparently top notch in the field of open heart.
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