The provider star rating is calculated using patient reponses to the five care provider questions in our patient satisfaction survey. Below you can see the provider's star rating and the number of his or her patients who have provided feedback.


Provider discussed treatment options


Provider showed concern


Provider explained things clearly


Provider included you in decisions


Likelihood of recommending this provider


He did a good job
Dr. Payne has been my Cardiologist for 6 years. He is taking very good care of me and he listens to my concerns and always answers my questions in a way that I can understand.
Dr. Payne was excellent. He asked questions and listened. Until more tests are run, he couldn't discuss treatment options. I felt I was in good hands.
Dr. Payne is an excellent cardiologist and I have recommended him.
Dr Payne is an excellent physician, is up to date on my condition when he comes in, genuinely caring about how I'm doing, and makes treatment decisions based on my answers to his questions and previous blood work. He is very thorough and I'm very pleased with his treatment of me.
Dr. Payne is highly consultative and has been integral in facilitating recent health improvements I have experienced.
The d0ctor listened to my concerns and recommended a test.
Dr. Payne and staff were very helpful, showed concern and listened to all of my concerns.
When it comes to cardiology, Dr. Payne is a rock star. He works with the patient with a compassionate, truly caring attitude. His knowledge of my history, where we needed to be and how to get there were all discussed and laid out. He adjusted my medications based on my history and advised of what to expect. I feel very lucky to be a patient of this remarkable doctor. He is keeping me above ground!
Dr Payne is a Great Listener and Staff is the Best a person can ask for in Pensacola Florida
Dr. Payne spent a considerable amount of time with me and listened carefully to my concerns. He made extremely detailed case notes, which I reviewed on the Baptist patient portal.
Dr. Payne was very nice! He listened carefully, questioned when he needed to get a better understanding. Offered opinions and suggestions that were very helpful.
Dr Payne is always caring, listening and just right
I highly recommend Doctor Payne and his staff to my friends and acquaintances.
Dr. Payne did a good job explaining medication effectiveness, changes and the stress test he ordered. He listened to the patient concerns and responded appropriately without confusing her.
Dr. Payne is very thoughtful and explained everything he saw in my charts. Very encouraging to me to exercise.
I already knew Dr. Payne as my husband currently is his patient. He's always been awesome! Very thorough, patient & kind.
Love dr payne
Dr Payne was great he asked me the right questions.


Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute at Airport


Baptist Medical Park - Airport
5100 North 12th Ave.
Suite: 202
Pensacola FL , 32504
Phone: 850.484.6500
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Baptist Heart and Vascular Institute at Nine Mile


Baptist Medical Park - Nine Mile
9400 University Parkway
Suite: 103
Pensacola FL , 32514
Phone: 850.484.6500
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Dr. Brian Payne is a board certified fellowship trained cardiologist who specializes in treating cardiovascular diseases and works with patients to offer comprehensive cardiovascular treatment plans that best meet their conditions and needs. He welcomes new patients.

Medical Degree
University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Memphis, TN

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

Board Certification
Cardiovascular Disease
Internal Medicine

Clinical Specialties
Clinical Cardiology
Cardiovascular Imaging
Nuclear Cardiology
Vascular Ultrasound

Meet your Doctor

What led you to become a doctor or choose your focus of medicine?
Both of my parents were in the health care profession. I enjoyed science early on, and I have always enjoyed interacting with people. It was a natural fit.

What about your line of work do you find most rewarding and why?
When I see somebody's quality of life improve because of counseling and improvement of lifestyle, medical treatment, or after cardiac interventions.

How would a patient describe you?
Easy to talk to. Always willing to explain medical issues in depth.

What’s your proudest moment as a doctor?
Whenever a patient shows appreciation and lets me know I am doing a good job.

In your opinion, what’s the most important factor in a doctor-patient relationship?
Open communication, honesty, and trust.

What can a patient expect when they have you as a doctor?
100% effort to address all concerns and provide quality care.

What do you find most encouraging about the work you do?
Field of cardiovascular medicine is constantly advancing

What are your top priorities with every patient you see?
That every patient knows the modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

Describe one of the top ways you ensure each patient receives the quality, personal health care he/she deserves.
Taking the time to listen and get to know patients on a personal level.

Do you have any specific medical interests?
Echocardiography, cardiovascular medicine, preventive cardiology, cardio-oncology