Dr. Evangeline Scopelitis, MD

Dr. Evangeline Scopelitis, MD

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Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
68 y/o
(12)

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Dr. Evangeline Scopelitis, MD is a rheumatology specialist in New Orleans, LA. She specializes in rheumatology.Read her story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy Fl 5

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization

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Top Care Areas

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

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Scopelitis's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Scopelitis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Scopelitis "Dr. Eve Scopelitis, former Professor of Medicine and Director of the Rheumatology Clinics at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, joined the Department of Rheumatology at Ochsner Clinic Foundation in 2006. Dr. Scopelitis, a native of New York City, obtained her medical degree at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York, and completed an internal medicine residency at Nassau County Medical Center in East Meadow, New York. A fellowship in Rheumatology at the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans followed. At the completion of her fellowship, she was invited to join the faculty. Over the years, she has been involved in numerous academic endeavors including research, teaching, and patient care. She has been the recipient of many grants and awards, including the prestigious National Arthritis Foundation Fellowship award. Her publications have spanned the spectrum of rheumatology and have included topics such as systemic lupus erythematosus and other connective tissue diseases, gout, and osteoporosis, among others. In recent years she was successful in establishing the LSU Distinguished Women in Medicine Visiting Professorship, as well as the annual LSU Women in Medicine Symposium. She has been voted among the best doctors in Louisiana yearly since 2006. Dr. Scopelitis is past-president of the Louisiana branch of the American Medical Women's Association and the Louisiana Rheumatism Society. She has been on the medical advisory board of the Louisiana Lupus Foundation and the Spondylitis Association of America. She is a Founding Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and in the subspecialty of Rheumatology, and (insert) "formerly" by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry."
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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

74  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Nassau County Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Nassau County Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Lsu Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Scopelitis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Scopelitis' Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scopelitis to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

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4.7
based on 129 total reviews (34 with comments)
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Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Scopelitis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

After a positive ANA she proceeded to diagnose prior to more bloodwork and kept saying this was depression/anxiety & I should exercise more. After telling me I definitely had fibromyalgia she compared my symptoms to those of her daughter and how "these people just can't get comfortable." I was...more
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Dr. Scopelitis is an unprofessional person. She offered no treatment plan for my illness and anemia, and suggested my problems were depression related.
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