Dr. Alain Bouchard, MD

Dr. Alain Bouchard, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Alain Bouchard, MD is a cardiology specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Universite Laval, Faculte De Medecine in 1979 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

817 Princeton Ave SW

Birmingham, AL 35211

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bouchard performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Congestive Heart Failure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Bouchard's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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19  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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.

Education

  • Universite Laval, Faculte De Medecine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Montreal General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Montreal Heart Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Moffitt & Long Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bouchard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bouchard's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bouchard to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Bouchard's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

My wife and I have been patients of Dr. Bouchard for 7 & 10 years respectively. He has a great bedside manner and my wife loved that he went through her wrist to do two stints. We rcommend him to all our friends!
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Dr. Bouchard did not make the correct diagnosis and I continued to have problems. Finally called on a weekend when everything was really going crazy with my heart and Dr. Bouchard was on vacation so I had to see the Dr. on call who ran test after test until he found the problem and referred me to...more
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Dr. Bouchard was very thoughtful and put me and my husband at ease during my nuclear stress test. Would recommend him to all my family and friends.
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Dr. Bouchard was great. Has great bedside manner and explains everything to family. He is a Doctor who does not seem to be in a hurry to she the patient and get out. Treats you like family.
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