Dr. Edmund Kerut, MD

Dr. Edmund Kerut, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Edmund Kerut, MD is a cardiology specialist in Gretna, LA and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in cardiology.Read his story

West Jefferson Heart Clin LA

120 Meadowcrest St Ste 410

Gretna, LA 70056
Get Directions

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Kerut's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Kerut's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kerut treats Chest Pain more than 100% of his peers

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

very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kerut treats Hypertension more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Dexamethasone Sensitive Hypertension
  • Exertional Hypertension
  • Familial Hypertension
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
  • Hypertension, Adrenal Gland-Induced
  • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
  • Hypertension, Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis-Induced
  • Hypertension, Coarctation of the Aorta-Induced
  • Hypertension, Conn Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
  • Hypertension, Cushing's Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Environment-Induced
  • Hypertension, Hyperaldosteronism-Induced
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertension, Nasal Decongestant-Induced
  • Hypertension, Renal Segmental Hypoplasia-Induced
  • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
  • Hypertensive Hypokalemia Familial
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
  • Labile Hypertension
  • Neurogenic Hypertension
  • Pediatric Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Primary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • White Coat Hypertension
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kerut treats Heart Disease more than 100% of his peers

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

Dr. Kerut's conditions and procedures:

Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Autonomic Disorders
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiovascular Stress Test
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 Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Marfan Syndrome
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me


"Dr. Kerut graduated with special distinction in Biomedical Engineering from Mississippi State University, where he is currently Adjunct Professor of Engineering. He then received his M.D. from the University Of Mississippi School of Medicine. He com...


  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine


  • 1987
    University MD
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1985
    Med University Sc
    Residency Hospital
  • 1983
    Med University Sc
    Internship Hospital
  • 1982
    University Of Mississippi
    Medical School


  • Spanish
  • English


Dr. Kerut's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kerut


Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Kerut?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Kerut's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Edmund Kerut, MD
RecentMost Helpful
Dr. Kerut is one of the best cardiologists in the city. He was able to diagnose my rare heart condition when several other cardiologists over 10 years could not. He made sure I received the treatment I needed, including referring me to outside specialists. He always takes the time to fully assess...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option2
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Edmund Kerut, MD?
Dr Kerut, has a sincere interest in me, and I assume all his patients. My cardiac issues are complicated and he directed me outside for the best surgery in the US, not the best local surgery. He has been my cardiologist for over six years and has been instrumental in keeping me focused on...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Edmund Kerut, MD?
Dr. Kerut is an excellent cardiologist. He is patient with you and spends time with you. You never feel rushed. He always calms my nerves while caring for my husband. Dena in the coumadin clinic is also very good. They go out of their way to help you. I would recommend Dr. Kerut to anyone who is...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option4
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Edmund Kerut, MD?
He has been my cardiac care specialist for many, many years. I feel very comfortable and welcome in his presence. He listens to my concerns and we discuss options as if we are part of a team working together. He has been with me through several serious episodes and I remain alive and well to talk...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option3
thumbs down icon option1
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Edmund Kerut, MD?
Dr. Kerut was the attending Doctor at Ocshner after my Heart attack. I fell in love with his bedside manner an requested him to be my Cardiologist. Luckily he was accepting new patients. Dr. Kerut is blunt, to the point, and he tells you when you are wrong. But he does it with sincerity and...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option4
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Edmund Kerut, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Kerut?


Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Kerut treats patients.

Learn more

Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

Compare Cardiologists

More Cardiologists like Dr. Kerut at West Jefferson Heart Clin LA

Show All Cardiologists