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Specializes in Cardiovascular Interventional Technology • Male • Age 54

102 Thomas Rd Ste 205
West Monroe, LA 71291
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Dr. Borders' Experience

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Dr. Borders' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Borders Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
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Saint Francis Medical Center
309 Jackson St
Monroe, LA 71201
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Blaine M. Borders, MD, FACS
Heart Lung And Vascular Clinic
102 Thomas Rd Ste 205
West Monroe, LA 71291
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    Dr. Borders' Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiovascular Interventional Technology
    • Cardiac Surgery
    • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Vascular Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Aortic Valve Replacement
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
    • Heart Surgery
    • Heart Valve Replacement
    • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Mediastinoscopy
    • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
    • Mitral Valve Repair
    • Mitral Valve Surgery
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
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    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cardiovascular Diseases
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
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    • Heart Tumors, Malignant
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
    • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Varicose Veins
    • Venous Compression
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    Lsu Med Center
    Complete in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    Lsu Med Center
    Complete in 1991
    Med College Of Georgia
    Complete in 1993

    Undergraduate Schools

    Lsu
    Graduated in 1983
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Borders & Staff

    • English
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    • Glenwood Regional Medical Center

    • P&S Surgical Hospital

    • Saint Francis Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.9
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    3.9 out of 5

    Dr. Borders' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    7 responses

    Experience with Dr. Borders

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4 out of 5

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    Blaine M. Borders, MD, FACS
    Heart Lung And Vascular Clinic
    102 Thomas Rd Ste 205
    West Monroe, LA 71291
    (318) 329-1900 (Office)
    (318) 329-1901 (Fax)
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