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Dr. Orlando Deffer, MD

Cardiology*
4.3 (14)
Map Pin Small Metairie, LA
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Overview of Dr. Orlando Deffer, MD

Dr. Orlando Deffer, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Metairie, LA. They graduated from Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena Escuela de Medicina and is affiliated with East Jefferson General Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Deffer an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Deffer works at East Jefferson Cardiovsclr Spec in Metairie, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Pericardial Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Deffer's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Cardiovascular Specilaists Inc.
    4224 Houma Blvd Ste 500, Metairie, LA 70006 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (504) 455-0842
  2. 2
    East Jefferson General Hospital
    4200 Houma Blvd, Metairie, LA 70006 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (504) 503-4170

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  • East Jefferson General Hospital

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Pericardial Disease
Mitral Valve Prolapse
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Treatment frequency



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Pericardial Disease
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Angina
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest Pain
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Lipid Disorders
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Peripheral Edema
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Hypertension
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncope
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Systolic Heart Failure
Third Degree Heart Block
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Ultrasound
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Septal Defect
Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Biventricular Heart Failure
Cardiac Sarcoidosis
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Endocarditis
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Block
Heart Murmur
Hyperkalemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Long QT Syndrome
Marfan Syndrome
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Noninfective Endocarditis
Nonrheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Orthostatic Hypotension
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericarditis
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Second Degree Heart Block
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Septal Defect
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Unstable Angina
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Arrhythmia Screening
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test
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    4.3
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    About Dr. Orlando Deffer, MD

    Specialties*
    • Cardiology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1588836621
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena Escuela de Medicina
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Deffer has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Deffer works at East Jefferson Cardiovsclr Spec in Metairie, LA. View the full address on Dr. Deffer’s profile.

    Dr. Deffer has seen patients for Pericardial Disease, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Deffer on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    14 patients have reviewed Dr. Deffer. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Deffer.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Deffer, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Deffer appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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