Dr. Freddy Abi-Samra, MD

Dr. Freddy Abi-Samra, MD

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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o
(13)

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Dr. Freddy Abi-Samra, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology and cardiology.Read his story

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Dr. Abi-Samra's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Syncope
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abi-Samra treats Syncope more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Abi-Samra treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Syncope, Familial Neurocardiogenic
Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abi-Samra treats Atrial Flutter more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Abi-Samra treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abi-Samra performs Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Abi-Samra performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Abi-Samra's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Autonomic Disorders
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
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
Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Ebstein's Anomaly
Electrophysiological Study
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
Marfan Syndrome
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Syncope
Tetralogy of Fallot
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Abi-Samra has been on staff at Ochsner since 1986 where he directs the electrophysiology and pacing services. He is board certified in cardiovascular disease and specializes in syncope implantable defibrillators, radiofrequency ablation, perma...

Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 1986
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital
    1986
  • 1981
    American University Of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon
    Residency Hospital
    1981
  • 1981
    American University Of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon
    Internship Hospital
    1981
  • 1979
    American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School
    1979
  • 1975
    American University of Beirut, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
    Undergraduate School
    1975

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Abi-Samra's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abi-Samra

4.7

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
84.61538461538461%
(11)
4 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
1 Star
0%
(0)

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test POS
Aetna Test PPO
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem Blue Cross
Anthem Blue Cross of California EPO
Plus POS
Power Select HMO
Prudent Buyer PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Covered California - Bronze EPO
Covered California - Gold EPO
Covered California - Platinum EPO
Covered California - Silver EPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
Cigna
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Dean Health Plan, Inc.
Gold HMO
Platinum HMO
Silver HMO
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Health Net
Covered California - Bronze PPO
Health Net of California
Seniority Plus Medicare Advantage HMO
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
Medicaid
Medicaid of California
Medi-Cal
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test
National Healthcare Alliance
National Preferred Provider Network
PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
Sharp Health Plan
Covered California - Bronze HMO
Performance HMO
Premier HMO
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
AARP Medicare Complete Essential HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Premier HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Value HMO
Sharp Secure Horizons Medicare Advantage HMO
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA