Dr. Gregory J. Eckholdt, MD

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Specializes in Cardiovascular Surgery • Male • Age 55

Ochsner Health Center - Covington
1000 Ochsner Blvd
Covington, LA 70433
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Dr. Eckholdt's Offices

Ochsner Health Center - Covington
Covington
1000 Ochsner Blvd
Covington, LA 70433
Covington
1000 Ochsner Blvd
Covington, LA 70433
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Dr. Eckholdt's Experience

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Dr. Eckholdt's Care Philosophy

Dr. Eckholdt's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Eckholdt Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
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Hospital Quality

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    Ochsner Health Center - Covington
    Covington
    1000 Ochsner Blvd
    Covington, LA 70433
    (985) 288-1800
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    Ochsner Health Center - Covington
    Covington
    1000 Ochsner Blvd
    Covington, LA 70433
    (985) 288-1800
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    (985) 639-3777 (Office)
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  2. Dr. Eckholdt's Experience

    Dr. Eckholdt's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Heart Surgery
    • Impella Device
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aneurysm
    • Aneurysm of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Benign Tumor
    • Cancer
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Coronary Artery Dissection
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
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    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Eckholdt

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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 Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Graduated in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    Alton Ochsner Med Fndn
    Baylor College Of Med
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Eckholdt & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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  3. Dr. Eckholdt's Hospital Quality

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    • St. Tammany Parish Hospital

    • North Oaks Medical Center

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    • Slidell Memorial Hospital

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eckholdt to family and friends

    5 out of 5

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    Dr. Eckholdt's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    5 responses

    Experience with Dr. Eckholdt

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.8 out of 5

    6 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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