Dr. Christopher Thompson, MD

Dr. Christopher Thompson, MD

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Age 58
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Dr. Christopher Thompson, MD is a cardiology specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1987 and specializes in cardiology.Read his story

1717 Oak Park Blvd Fl 2

Lake Charles, LA 70601

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
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Dr. Thompson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cardiovascular Stress Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thompson performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Thompson performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Heart Murmur
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thompson treats Heart Murmur more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Thompson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thompson treats Hyperlipidemia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Thompson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive

Dr. Thompson's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
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
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
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 Disease
Hypotension
Impella Device
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Thoracentesis
Thrombolysis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Biography

"In addition to being part of the team of cardiologists with Memorial Medical Group, Dr. Thompson also serves as Director of Cardiology and Cardiac Catheterization at West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital. Previously, he was with Cardiovascular Specialists...

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

University Of Florida
Fellowship Hospital
Medical College Of Virginia Hospitals
Residency Hospital
Louisiana State University Charity Hospital
Internship Hospital
1987
Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Medical School
Louisiana State University
Undergraduate School
1987

Awards

Dr. Thompson's Reviews

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4.3

Based on 6 reviews

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1 Star
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He has treated me for about 4 years. I complain about symthoms and what he basely says is. I'll see you in 6 months. Another time I complain and he gives me more medicine without explaining anything. I look up the medication is for and what symthoms are. That is how I have I find out what the...Read More
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AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO