Dr. Benjamin Peeler, MD

Dr. Benjamin Peeler, MD

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Congenital Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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54 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Benjamin Peeler, MD is a congenital cardiac surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in congenital cardiac surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.Read his story

Ochsner Health Center for Children - New Orleans

1315 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Behavioral Health Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network

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Dr. Peeler's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Defect Repair
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peeler performs Heart Defect Repair more than 32% of his peers

Dr. Peeler performs this procedure more than 32% of his peers

Septal Defect
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peeler treats Septal Defect more than 23% of his peers

Dr. Peeler treats this condition more than 23% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrial Septal Defect 1 (ASD 1)
  • Atrial Septal Defect 2 (ASD 2)
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
  • Congenital Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
Congenital Heart Defects
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peeler treats Congenital Heart Defects more than 16% of his peers

Dr. Peeler treats this condition more than 16% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric

Dr. Peeler's conditions and procedures:

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • ASD and-or PFO Closure
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Transplant
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Transposition of Great Arteries
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Ventricular Septal Defect

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Peeler previously served as the chair of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute, as well as director of the Sanger Congenital Heart program, and chief of pediatric and adult congenital cardiac surgery at S...

Specialties

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

U Va
Fellowship Hospital
2002
Emory University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Vanderbilt Univ Affil Hosp
Residency Hospital
1992
University of Virginia Health Sciences Center
Internship Hospital
1991
VANDERBILT UNIV SCH OF MED
Medical School
1987
Wake Forest University
Undergraduate School
2002
1998
1992
1991
1987

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Dr. Peeler's Reviews

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Locations

Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Behavioral Health
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Amerihealth
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Behavioral Health Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
Cigna
Cigna Healthcare of Louisiana
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
EyeMed Vision Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Gilsbar 360
Health Care Alliance Pool
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Commercial EPO
Commercial POS
Commercial PPO
Gold HMO
Medicare Advantage
Vision Care Plan (VCP)
Humana Benefit Plan of Illinois
Central and Northwestern Illinois HMO-High
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Louisiana Workers Compensation
Medicaid
Medicare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Preferred Provider Network
Peoples Health
PPO Plus
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
ProNet PPO
Three Rivers Provider Network
Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
USA Managed Care Organization
Veteran Administration Plan

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA