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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(13)
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ratnakar Pernenkil is Excellent. Dr. Pernenkil has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
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Promptness 3.7
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Courteous Staff 4.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
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Bedside Manner 4.5
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Spends Time with Me 4.3
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Follows Up After Visit 4.3
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Ratnakar Pernenkil, MD is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Block
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. Pernenkil graduated from Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada. He has 5 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2010 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Louisiana
Cardiologist
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater New Orleans
Cardiologist

Affiliations

Dr. Pernenkil has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Louisiana Heart Hospital 
  • Slidell Memorial Hospital 

Languages

  • Telugu
  • Kannada

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Additional Information
Dr. Ratnakar Pernenkil MD is a male Internist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Cardiovascular Disease.
Where does Dr. Ratnakar Pernenkil practice?
Dr. Ratnakar Pernenkil has 4 office locations.
Dr. Ratnakar Pernenkil practices Cardiovascular Disease near Slidell, LA.
Additional practice locations include: Lacombe, LA and Picayune, MS.
See Slidell Cardiologists.