Dr. Fernando Ruiz, MD

Dr. Fernando Ruiz, MD

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Dr. Fernando Ruiz, MD is a cardiology specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Central University of Venezuela / Jose Maria Vargas School of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in cardiology, internal medicine, and more.

443 Heymann Blvd Ste B

Lafayette, LA 70503

Contact Information

(337) 289-8429

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Ruiz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruiz treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ruiz treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruiz treats Hyperlipidemia more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ruiz treats this condition more than 97% 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
Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruiz treats Hypertension more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ruiz treats this condition more than 97% 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

Dr. Ruiz's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Carotid Artery Disease
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 Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Disease
Secondary Hypertension
Thoracentesis
Thrombolysis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our mission is to provide our patients with the highest quality cardiovascular care available. We pledge ourselves to technological superiority, to assure the best means of diagnosis and treatment; Research, so that our experience and commitment h...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

  • 2009
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    2009
  • 1999
    Tulane University School Med
    Fellowship Hospital
    1999
  • 1996
    Hospital Of St Raphael/yale University School Med
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1994
    Hospital Of St Raphael/yale University School Med
    Internship Hospital
    1994
  • 1990
    Central University of Venezuela / Jose Maria Vargas School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1990
  • 1990
    Central U of Venezuela
    Undergraduate School
    1990

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Ruiz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ruiz

4.8

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
93.75%
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4 Stars
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1 Star
6.25%
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  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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The whole tenor of this doctor and his staff is one of surliness. There are a few staff members who are professional and appropriate, but the overall ambiance is quite dysfunctional.
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I had a frightening experierce and had to go to the emergency room. I did not have a cardiologist so LGMC scheduled me with Dr Ruiz. He was extremely reassuring and kind. His staff took care of all the subsequent appointments (test) that I needed. They were also very kind and accommodating. I...Read More
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I was impressed with Dr. Ruiz when he saw my daughter. He was very personable and pleasant. He asked health questions and answered our questions. He asked again if there were any concerns before we left the room. He shook our hands and smiled and said to "Call if we have any questions or...Read More
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I had my first meeting with Dr. Ruiz today as a follow up to a stress test that my physician requested I have. He was very friendly and seemed knowledgeable. I have no complaint with him although I wanted close to 30 min in the exam room for him to see me. All CIS staff were friendly but I would...Read More
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Cigna PPO
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Medicaid
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