Dr. Frank J. Arena, MD

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Dr. Frank J. Arena, MD

Interventional Cardiology | Male

LAKEVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER/RADIOLOGY 95 Judge Tanner Blvd, Covington, LA 70433 Get Directions
(985) 867-3800

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  • Cardiovascular Diseasenull
  • Interventional Cardiologynull
  • Internal Medicinenull
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Interventional Cardiology
      • Cardiology
      • Vascular & Interventional Radiologic Technology

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      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • Internal Medicine
      • Interventional Cardiology

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
      • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
      • Aneurysm
      • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
      • Aneurysm of Heart
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Dissection
      • Aortic Stenosis
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atherosclerosis
      • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Autonomic Disorders
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Chest Pain
      • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
      • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
      • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Congestive Heart Failure
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Endocarditis
      • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
      • Heart Disease
      • Heart Murmur
      • Heart Palpitations
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart Disease
      • Hypotension
      • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
      • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Mitral Valve Stenosis
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
      • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Edema
      • Pulmonary Embolism
      • Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Valve Disease
      • Secondary Hypertension
      • Septal Defect
      • Syncope
      • Thrombosis
      • Tricuspid Valve Disease
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Venous Compression
      • Venous Hypertension
      • Venous Insufficiency
      • Venous Ulcer

      Procedures Performed

      • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Imaging
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Cardiovascular Stress Test
      • Cardioversion, Elective
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
      • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
      • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
      • Impella Device
      • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Laser Ablation
      • Mechanical Thrombectomy
      • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
      • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
      • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Thoracentesis
      • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
      • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
      • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
      • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure
      • Venous Sclerotherapy

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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

      Education

      • Medical School
        Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

        Graduated in 1989

      • Internship Hospital
        Charity Hosp-Lsu Div

        Completed in 1990

      • Residency Hospital
        Charity Hosp-Lsu Div

        Completed in 1992

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Cardiovascular Institute Of The South-Lafayette

        Completed in 1997

        University Of California Davis

        Completed in 1995

      • Undergraduate School
        Tulane University Of Louisiana

        Graduated in 1985

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Arena's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
      • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology
      • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Arena's Office & Staff

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      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Arena

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      Dr. Arena's Care Philosophy

      Our goal is simply to provide world class cardiac and vascular care. If you have been told you can't be helped come see us. We succeed where others quit.