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


Very happy withDr Payne. Great bedside demeanor. Knowledgeable. Answered all my questions
Dr. Payne ALWAYS explains sufficiently, shows concern, gives me ample time to ask questions. I never feel rushed or cut short!
Good experience
Dr. Payne is very pleasant and a pleasure to have as my cardiologist.
This was my first visit to Dr. Payne. He was thorough and well versed on my case. He was extremely pleasant, but more Importantly, very knowledgeable on where we need to go and what I need to do to improve my condition. Extremely good first Impression.
Excellent care.


Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute at Airport


Baptist Medical Park - Airport
5100 North 12th Avenue
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