Dr. Fortune A. Dugan, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 70

4200 Houma Blvd Fl 2
Metairie, LA 70006
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Dr. Dugan's Experience

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Dr. Dugan's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Dugan Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
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Conditions Dr. Dugan Treats

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Hospital Quality

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East Jefferson General Hospital
4200 Houma Boulevard
Metairie, LA 70006

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
East Jefferson Cardiology
East Jefferson Cardiology
4200 Houma Blvd Fl 2
Metairie, LA 70006
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    Dr. Dugan's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine
    • Interventional Cardiology
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Septal Defect
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    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions 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 New Orleans
    Graduated in 1968

    Internship Hospital

    Charity Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    Charity Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    Duke University Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Dugan & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Dugan's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Dugan has admitting privileges:

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    • St. Tammany Parish Hospital

    • East Jefferson General Hospital

    • Bogalusa Medical Center

    • Riverside Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Dugan

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dugan to family and friends

    13 responses
    above
    national average

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Experience with Dr. Dugan
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    13 responses
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    13 responses
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    national average
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    13 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Dugan accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Amerihealth
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • GEHA
    • Golden Rule
    • Group Health Cooperative
    • Health Net
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
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    Office Locations

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    East Jefferson Cardiology
    4200 Houma Blvd Fl 2
    Metairie, LA 70006
    (504) 454-4102 (Office)
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