Dr. Charles DiCorte, MD

Dr. Charles DiCorte, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Charles DiCorte, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

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

Pulmonary Disease
more than 78% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 75% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 74% of peers

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Dr. DiCorte's bio

This content was provided by Dr. DiCorte "Dr. Charles DiCorte earned his medical degree from LSU Medical Center, New Orleans. He completed his internship at Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama, and his surgical residency at Ochsner. He completed his fellowship in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. DiCorte is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and has been on staff at Ochsner since 1999. His expertise includes adult cardiovascular surgery, off-pump heart surgery, heart valve repair and replacement, thoracic surgery and thoracoscopic surgery, carotid artery surgery, and endovascular aortic aneurysm repair. He practices at the Ochsner Health Centers in Covington and Hammond"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. DiCorte "I believe in delivering the highest quality of care and professionalism to my patients and their families. My staff and I strive to provide that personal touch while assisting the patients as they navigate through the surgery process, rehabilitation and back to normalcy. My interests include adult cardiovascular surgery, off-pump heart surgery, heart valve repair and replacement, thoracic surgery and thoracoscopic surgery."

1  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease


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41  Procedures


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. DiCorte has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. DiCorte's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. DiCorte to family and friends
3 total reviews

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Dr. DiCorte's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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