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Hector Ventura, MD

Cardiology Jefferson, LA

Section Head Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation Ochsner Clinic


Office Address

  • 1514 Jefferson Hwy
    Jefferson, LA 70121
    Phone: (504) 842-4000

Hector Ventura, MD

Cardiology Jefferson, LA

Section Head Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation Ochsner Clinic

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Cardiology: General Cardiology, Heart Failure & Transplantation

Education & Medical Training

  • Ochsner Clinic FoundationOchsner Clinic Foundation
  • University of Buenos AiresUniversity of Buenos Aires

Certifications & Licensure

  • Louisiana LicenseLouisiana LicenseLA, 1988 - 2016
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1986
  • American Board of Internal MedicineCardiovascular Disease, 1989
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAdvanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology, 2010

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2014
  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
  • Fellow (FACP)American College of Physicians, 1995

Clinical Trials

  • INcrease Of VAgal TonE in CHF Start of enrollment: 2011 Feb 01
    Bank, A.,Ambrosia, A.,Katz, A.,Ng, A.,Mugge, A.,Amos, A.,Hasan, A.,Clemson, B.,Austin, B.,Berman, B.,Jaffe, B.,Klodell, C.,Benditt, D.,DeLurgio, D.,Fluck, D.,Lanfear, D.,Narula, D.,Jansen, D.,Chapman, D.,...
  • Hyponatremia Registry for Patients With Euvolemic and Hypervolemic Hyponatremia Start of enrollment: 2010 Sep 01
    Jamal, A.,Scott, C.,Rastogi, A.,Chin, J.,Giullian, J.,Verbalis, J.,Bhadha, K.,Pulido, P.,Mordujovich, J.,Russo, M.,Karunaratne, H.,Kaveh, K.,O'Connell, J.,Friedman, F.,Gashti, C.,Goldman, M.,Pillai, A.,Vo...

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Lectures

  • Cardiology Update for Primary Care: Strategies for the Evaluation, Treatment and Prevention of Our Evolving Epidemic of Heart Failure American Medical Seminars, Inc., Sarasota, Florida - 2/4/2013
  • Cardiology Update for Primary Care: Strategies for the Evaluation, Treatment & Prevention of Our Evolving Epidemic of Heart Failure American Medical Seminars, Inc., Sarasota, Florida - 5/21/2012

Other Languages

  • Spanish, Italian

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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