Dr. Albert Hammett, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 58
  
Dr. Hammett
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Memorial Medical Group Heart & Vascular Center

122 W 4th St Dequincy, LA 70633

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(337) 494-3278

Dr. Albert Hammett, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Dequincy, LA. Dr. Hammett has more experience with Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Care, and Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Lake Charles Memorial Hospital and West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hammett to book an appointment.


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Dr. Hammett accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
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National (BlueCard) PPO
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Practice Areas

Interventional Cardiology

Interventional cardiologists specialize in catheter-based treatment of heart diseases through procedures such as cardiac catheterization, impella devices, and stent placement.Compare with other Interventional Cardiology specialists.

Typically treats 62% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hammett performs Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography) more than 71% of their peers

Dr. Hammett performs this procedure more than 71% of their peers

Peripheral Artery Catheterization
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hammett performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 54% of their peers

Dr. Hammett performs this procedure more than 54% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 63% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 17 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hammett treats Heart Disease more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Hammett treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hammett treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Hammett treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hammett performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Hammett performs this procedure more than 95% of their peers

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 55% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Mitral Valve Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hammett treats Mitral Valve Disease more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Hammett treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

Atrial Fibrillation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hammett treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Hammett treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Arrhythmias
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hammett treats Arrhythmias more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Hammett treats this condition more than 73% of their peers

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Dr. Hammett's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • 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
  • Impella Device
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Hypertension

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Hammett's expertise includes cardiovascular disease, heart disease, hypertension, peripheral arterial disease, preventive cardiology, interventional cardiology, implantable defibrillators and pacemakers.

Dr. Hammett is board certified...
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Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Mississippi Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Earl K. Long Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
University Of Arkansas Medical Services
Internship Hospital
Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Memorial Medical Group Heart & Vascular Center

DeQuincy Office122 W 4th St Dequincy, LA 70633
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions
Heart and Vascular Center1717 Oak Park Blvd Fl 2 Lake Charles, LA 70601
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Lake Charles Memorial Hospital

Lake Charles, LA

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital

Sulphur, LA

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)