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Dr. Fernando Ruiz, MD

Interventional Cardiology*
4.9 (68)
Map Pin Small Lafayette, LA
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Fernando Ruiz, MD

Dr. Fernando Ruiz, MD is an Interventional Cardiology Specialist in Lafayette, LA. Dr. Ruiz, completed a fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital|Mount Sinai School of Medicine|Tulane University Hospital and Clinics|Tulane University School Med. Dr. Ruiz, completed a residency at Hospital of St Raphael/Yale University School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Ruiz an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Ruiz works at Cardiovascular Institute Of The South in Lafayette, LA with other offices in Jennings, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), Atherosclerosis and Aortic Valve Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ruiz's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Cardiology Physician Clinic of Lgmc
    441 HEYMANN BLVD, Lafayette, LA 70503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 289-8429
  2. 2
    Office
    422 Kade St Ste 1, Jennings, LA 70546 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 366-0905
  3. 3
    CIS at Lafayette General
    443 Heymann Blvd Ste B, Lafayette, LA 70503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 289-8429

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Abbeville General Hospital
  • Ochsner St. Martin Hospital
  • Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Atherosclerosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Angina
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Congenital Heart Defects
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Noninfective Endocarditis
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Systolic Heart Failure
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Typical Atrial Flutter
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Abdominal Pain
Acidosis
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Acute Bronchitis
Acute Sinusitis
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Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
Alkalosis
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Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
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Aneurysm
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Animal Allergies
Ankle Disorders
Anxiety
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Aortic Diseases
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Aortic Stenosis
Arrhythmias
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
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Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Back Pain
Bedsores
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Biventricular Heart Failure
Bladder Infection
Blepharitis
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Breast Pain
Bronchitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Carotid Artery Disease
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Chronic Sinusitis
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Constipation
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Cough
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes
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Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dizziness
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Earwax Buildup
Emphysema
Endocarditis
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Essential Tremor
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
First Degree Heart Block
Gait Abnormality
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Gout
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Headache
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Heart Block
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hernia
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Mastodynia
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Muscle Weakness
Nausea
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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Pericarditis
Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
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Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
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Plantar Fasciitis
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Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
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Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rash
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Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Rosacea
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Sarcoidosis
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Second Degree Heart Block
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Secondary Hypertension
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shortness of Breath
Sick Sinus Syndrome
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Sinus Tachycardia
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Sleep Apnea
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Testicular Dysfunction
Third Degree Heart Block
Thrombosis
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Unstable Angina
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
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Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Hypertension
Venous Insufficiency
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Vertigo
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Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
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Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmia Screening
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Atherectomy
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Ultrasound
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Immunization Administration
Impella Device
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Nuclear Stress Testing
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Thoracentesis
Thrombolysis
Tilt Table Testing
Tilt_Testing
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Treadmill Stress Test
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Wellness Examination
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    • Aetna
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    4.9
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    Based on 68 ratings
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    Specialties*
    • Interventional Cardiology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Italian and Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1184662710
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Mount Sinai Hospital|Mount Sinai School of Medicine|Tulane University Hospital and Clinics|Tulane University School Med
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Hospital of St Raphael/Yale University School of Medicine
    Residency
    Internship
    • Hospital of St Raphael/Yale University School of Medicine|Hospital of St Raphael/yale University School Med
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    Dr. Ruiz has seen patients for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), Atherosclerosis and Aortic Valve Disease, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ruiz on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    68 patients have reviewed Dr. Ruiz. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ruiz.

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