Bekir Melek, MD, Cardiology, Covington, LA, St. Tammany Health System


Cardiology Covington, LA

Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Electrophysiology


Overview of Dr. Melek

Dr. Bekir Melek is a cardiologist in Covington, LA and is affiliated with St. Tammany Health System. He received his medical degree from Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice 30 years. Dr. Melek accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 33 doctors at St. Tammany Health System who specialize in Cardiology.

Education & Training

  • Tulane University
    Tulane UniversityFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1997 - 2000
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Eastern Virginia Medical SchoolResidency, Internal Medicine, 1993 - 1996
  • Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine
    Istanbul University Faculty of MedicineClass of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2011 - 2017
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2007 - 2022
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 1997 - 2022
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 1996 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Aprima EHR, Aprima Medical Software, Inc., 2012
  • Fellow (FACC) American College of Cardiology

Publications & Presentations


Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
    BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
    BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
    BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
    BCBS Illinois HMO
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Cofinity PPO
    Connecticare FlexPOS
    Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    HealthLink PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Please verify your coverage with the provider's office directly when scheduling an appointment