Dr. Gerardo Aristimuno, MD

Dr. Gerardo Aristimuno, MD

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Cardiology  |  
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73 y/o
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Dr. Aristimuno earned his medical degree from the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina. He completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency at Jose Maria Ramos Mejia Hospital in Buenos Aires followed by his Hypertensive Diseases Fellowship at Ochsner Medical Center and Cardiology Fellowships at Louisiana State University and Touro Infirmary in New Orleans.

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 96% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Heart Disease
high
more than 87% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Aristimuno ""I enjoy taking care of our patients that come from all over Southeast Louisiana and Missisippi to receive their cardiovascular care here at Ochsner. Providing top quality care is always my goal. Ochsner's high level of innovation and access to the latest technology helps to benefit patients by keeping their hearts strong so they don't miss a beat." "

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • 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 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
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • American International School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Universidad De Buenos Aires, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Alton Ochsner Med Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Touro Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Aristimuno has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Aristimuno's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Aristimuno to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews

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4.7
based on 76 total reviews (11 with comments)
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Dr. Aristimuno's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Aristimuno accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Aristimuno has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore
100 Medical Center Dr
Slidell, LA 70461
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St. Tammany Parish Hospital
1202 S Tyler St
Covington, LA 70433
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Bogalusa Medical Center
433 Plaza St
Bogalusa, LA 70427
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Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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