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Dr. Christopher Thompson, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Thompson

Heart & Vascular Center

1717 Oak Park Blvd Fl 2 Lake Charles, LA 70601

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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.


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(337) 494-3278

Dr. Thompson accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
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
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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
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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

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Dr. Thompson's Reviews

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4.3

Based on 6 reviews

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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 prescription is for. He doesn't explain anything at all. It's terrible I have to find what heart problems I have by looking med up on computer
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