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Dr. Rami Kafa, MD

Cardiology*
5.0 (1)
Map Pin Small Covington, LA
Accepting new patients
15 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Rami Kafa, MD

Dr. Rami Kafa, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Covington, LA. They specialize in Cardiology, has 15 years of experience, and is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF TICHREEN / FACULTY OF MEDICINE and is affiliated with Saint Tammany Parish Hospital. Dr. Kafa, completed a residency at Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Patients rated Dr. Kafa an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Kafa works at Ochsner Health Center- Covington in Covington, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction), Acute Coronary Syndrome and Congestive Heart Failure along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Kafa's Office Locations

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    Ochsner Health Center- Covington
    1000 Ochsner Blvd, Covington, LA 70433 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (985) 273-5027
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00

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Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Congestive Heart Failure
Aortic Valve Disease
Atrial Septal Defect
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Systolic Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Angina
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypokalemia
Lipid Disorders
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Hypertension
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Septal Defect
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncope
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Tricuspid Valve Disease
Unstable Angina
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Vitamin D Deficiency
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Ultrasound
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Mitral Valve Repair
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Administrative Physical
Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
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Aneurysm of Heart
Anxiety
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Arteriovenous Fistula
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
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Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Back Pain
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Carotid Artery Disease
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Pain
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cor Pulmonale
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Dizziness
Dyslipidemia
Emphysema
Endocarditis
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Fever
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Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Headache
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Heart Murmur
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Kawasaki Disease
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Malaise and Fatigue
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Nausea
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Noninfective Endocarditis
Nonrheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Obesity
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Orthostatic Hypotension
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Edema
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Potassium Deficiency
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rash
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Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Second Degree Heart Block
Shortness of Breath
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sleep Apnea
Systemic Vasculitis
Third Degree Heart Block
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Truncus Arteriosus
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Typical Atrial Flutter
Venous Insufficiency
Ventricular Fibrillation
Vertigo
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Vitamin B Deficiency
Wheezing
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Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardioversion
Cardioversion, Elective
Impella Device
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Thoracentesis
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
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    • Aetna
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    • MVP Health Care

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    Specialties*
    • Cardiology

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    Years of Experience
    • 15 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1992071880
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency
    Internship
    • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF TICHREEN / FACULTY OF MEDICINE
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Saint Tammany Parish Hospital

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    Dr. Rami Kafa, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kafa is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Kafa works at Ochsner Health Center- Covington in Covington, LA. View the full address on Dr. Kafa’s profile.

    Dr. Kafa has seen patients for Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction), Acute Coronary Syndrome and Congestive Heart Failure, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kafa on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    1 patients have reviewed Dr. Kafa. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kafa.

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