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  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Regional Top Doctors Regional Top Doctors
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  • On-Time Doctor Award On-Time Doctor Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • First Health
  • Humana
  • Cigna
  • United Healthcare

Doctors in Baton Rouge Cardiology Center

View all physicians that belong to Baton Rouge Cardiology Center.
  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Baton Rouge, LA that specialze in Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Pediatric Pulmonology and Pediatrics

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Ratings & Comments

34 ratings with 9 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Baton Rouge Cardiology Center when asked is excellent. Baton Rouge Cardiology Center has been reviewed by 34 patients. The rating is 3.8 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Baton Rouge Cardiology Center as provided by patient reviews is 17 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

get directions Baton Rouge Cardiology Center
7777 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Specialties

5 specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

  • Pediatric Pulmonology

    A pediatric pulmonologist is the go-to resource for children who need treatment for any kind of breathing issue or lung disease. If your child coughs up blood, has a cough that isn’t going away, or displays other symptoms such as trouble breathing, chest pain or wheezing, you can ask your doctor to refer you to a pediatric pulmonologist.
    Common conditions and diseases they treat range from noisy breathing, asthma and chronic coughs to lung disease, apnea and cystic fibrosis. They can also diagnose and treat cases of pneumonia in children and prescribe any kind of respiratory medication or equipment your child might need.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Cardiology

    Cardiologists are doctors who specialize in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of conditions related to the heart and blood vessels.
    A patient may be referred to a cardiologist if he experiences symptoms like chest pains, shortness of breath, dizziness, or high blood pressure. The physician will then evaluate your symptoms, take your health and family history and your weight. The cardiologist may order additional diagnostic tests, such as an echocardiogram, X-ray or blood tests. If necessary, the cardiologist may also call for a cardiac catheterization - a procedure in which a small tube is inserted into or near the heart that can take pictures of the heart's activity, or relieve blockage.
    Once determining whether there is a heart condition, a cardiologist will treat a patient through cholesterol management, cardiac rehabilitation, and fitness. If surgical intervention is required, like open-heart surgery, a cardiologist will make that determination, but a cardiothoracic surgeon will perform the procedure.

Doctors in Baton Rouge Cardiology Center

  • Dr. Nakia A Newsome MD

    Cardiovascular Disease

    Baton Rouge, LA

    4.0
    (5)
  • Dr. Rafael Cilloniz Guerrero MD

    Pediatric Pulmonology

    Atlanta, GA

    3.8
    (5)
  • Dr. Steven E Kelley MD

    Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

    Baton Rouge, LA

    3.8
    (27)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Howard University College Of Medicine
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Baton Rouge Cardiology Center. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Pediatric Pulmonology and Pediatrics near Baton Rouge Cardiology Center Baton Rouge, LA.

Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

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