Richard Milani, MD

Richard Milani, MD

Cardiology New Orleans, LA

Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Vice-Chairman, Cardiovascular Diseases, Ochsner Health System

Office Address

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  • 1514 Jefferson Hwy
    New Orleans, LA 70121
    Phone: (504) 842-5874

Dr. Milani's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Cardiology: General Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Echocardiography

Dr. Milani's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Board of DirectorsOchsner Health System
    New Orleans, LA
  • Cardiovascular DiseaseAlton Ochsner Medical Foundation
    New Orleans, LA
    Cardiovascular Disease (1990 - 1991); Chief Clinical Transformation Officer; Vice-Chairman; Director (1991 - present)
  • Professor of MedicineOchsner Clinical School - University of Queensland School of Medicine
    New Orleans, LA
  • Adjunct Associate ProfessorTulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
    New Orleans, LA
  • Assistant in MedicineMassachusetts General Hospital
    Boston, MA
  • Instructor in Preventive MedicineHarvard Medical School
    Boston, MA
  • Instructor in MedicineCollege of Public Health, University of Southern Florida
    Jacksonville, FL
    Chief (1982 - 1983); Director, Medical Out-Patient Clinics (1983); Co-Director, Graduate Medical Education (1983 - 1984); Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine (1983 - 1984)

Dr. Milani's Education & Medical Training

  • Ochsner Clinic FoundationOchsner Clinic FoundationFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease
  • Massachusetts General HospitalMassachusetts General HospitalResidency, Preventive Medicine
  • Jacksonville Health Education ProgramJacksonville Health Education ProgramResidency, Internal Medicine
  • University of FloridaUniversity of FloridaChief Residency, Internal Medicine
  • University of FloridaUniversity of FloridaFellowship, Critical Care Medicine
  • University of FloridaUniversity of FloridaResidency, Internal Medicine
  • Shands Jacksonville Medical CenterShands Jacksonville Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine
  • University of FloridaUniversity of FloridaInternship, Internal Medicine
  • U of FL Coll of MedUniversity of Florida College of MedicineMedical School
  • University of FloridaUniversity of FloridaOther Training, BS

Dr. Milani's Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License2007 - 2015
  • LA State Medical LicenseLA State Medical License1990 - 2014
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1982
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineCardiovascular Disease, 1991

Dr. Milani's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Ochsner Health SystemPhysician of the YearOchsner Health System, 2012
  • Computerworld 21st Century Achievement Award2005
  • American College of PhysiciansPoster FinalistAmerican College of Physicians, 1992
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Dr. Milani's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Cardiac allograft vasculopathy and soluble interleukin-2 receptor levels: An intravascular ultrasound study.Ventura HO, Smart FW, Suresh PJ, Toups T, Collins TJ, Milani RV, Cooper ES, Stapleton DD, White CJ, Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Multifactorial approach to the primary and secondary prevention of atherosclerosis.Lavie CJ, Milani RV, The Ochsner Journal
  • Behavioral differences in diabetic patients referred for cardiac rehabilitation.Milani RV, Lavie CJ, Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Psychological adaptation to cardiovascular disease.Chapter: Cardiovascular Diseases in the ElderlyPage 401 - 412
    Milani RV, Littman AB, Lavie CJ
    Editors: Messerli FH.Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, Massachusetts
    Edition 3rd,
  • Gemfibrozil.Chapter: Cardiovascular Drug TherapyPage 1098 - 1101
    Milani RV
    Editors: Messerli FH.W. B. Saunders Company, Phildelphia
    Edition 2nd,
  • Antioxidants.Chapter: Cardiovascular Drug Therapy
    Milani RV, Lavie CJ
    Editors: Messerli FH.W. B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia
    Edition 2nd,
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  • Marked benefits of cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training in a very elderly cohort.Milani RV, Lavie CJ, Boykin JC, Circulation
  • Impact of depression on mortality in ischemic cardiomyopathy.Milani RV, Lavie CJ, Fitzgerald RE, Ventura HO, Circulation
  • Benefits of cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training in depression.Milani RV, Lavie CJ, Circulation
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  • Importance and management of low levels of high density lipoprotein cholesterol in the elderly.Cardenas GA, Lavie CJ, Milani RV, Part 1: Role and mechanism. Geriatrics & Aging
  • Importance and management of low levels of high density lipoprotein cholesterol in the elderly.Cardenas GA, Lavie CJ, Milani RV, Part 11: Screening and treatment. Geriatrics & Aging
  • Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease Conference Executive Summary.Faxon DP, Creager MA, Smith SC, Pasternak RC, Olin JW, Bettmann MA, Criqui MH, Milani RV, Loscalzo J, Kaufman JA, Jones DW, Pearce WH, Circulation
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Dr. Milani's Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

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

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