Dr. Fortune Dugan, MD

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Dr. Fortune Dugan, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Metairie, LA and has over 53 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Dugan has more experience with Adult Congenital Heart Conditions, Heart Conditions, and Cardiac Electrical System Procedures than other specialists in his area. He graduated from LSU School of Medicine - New Orleans medical school in 1968. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as East Jefferson General Hospital and Our Lady Of The Angels Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Dugan to book an appointment.

Dr. Dugan

East Jefferson General Hospital

4200 Houma Blvd Metairie, LA 70006

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I wish all of my physicians were as patient focused as Doc Dugan
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Jack Blanke – Mar 05, 2020
Dr. Dugan has true empathy for his patients. His experience, understanding and compassion is unequaled by any other physician I have ever seen. It was his knowledge, dedication to his profession and these qualities that saved my life in 2016.
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  • Listened & answered questions
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Biography

Dr. Fortune Dugan, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Metairie, LA and has over 53 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Dugan has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1975
Duke University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1971
Charity Hospital
Residency Hospital
1969
Charity Hospital
Internship Hospital
1968
LSU School of Medicine - New Orleans
Medical School
,

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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What are Dr. Fortune Dugan, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Dugan frequently treats Adult Congenital Heart Conditions, Heart Conditions, and Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Dugan specializes.

Where is Dr. Fortune Dugan, MD's office located?

Dr. Dugan's office is located at 4200 Houma Blvd, Metairie, LA 70006. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Dugan speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Dugan

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Dugan treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Dugan treats other conditions, please contact the office at (504) 454-4102.

Adult Congenital Heart Conditions

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Heart Conditions specialists.

Dr. Dugan is experienced in the area of Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
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Heart Conditions

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Dr. Dugan is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Heart Disease
Sinus Bradycardia
First Degree Heart Block
Hypertension
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High
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Very High
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Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Cardiac Electrical System Procedures specialists.

Dr. Dugan is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Echocardiography
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Congenital Cardiac Conditions

Congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as septal defections and Ebstein's anomaly, that are present from birth.Compare with other Congenital Cardiac Conditions specialists.

Dr. Dugan is experienced in the area of Congenital Cardiac Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Treatments
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Mitral Valve Prolapse
Septal Defect
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Atrial Septal Defect
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High
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Dr. Dugan's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prinzmetal Angina
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Septic Embolism
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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(504) 454-4102

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East Jefferson General Hospital4200 Houma Blvd Metairie, LA 70006
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