Dr. Hector Ventura, MD

Dr. Hector Ventura, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 70

Accepting new patients

Dr. Hector Ventura, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in New Orleans, LA. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ventura to book an appointment.


Ochsner Medical Center

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Ochsner Medical Center, Heart Transplant1514 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans, LA 70121

Hospital Highlight

Dr. Ventura is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center New Orleans, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for cardiology.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ See hospitals

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    He is amazing and holds a very well maintained bedside manner! Best cardiologist ever!!
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    Dr. Ventura's Top Procedures and Conditions

    Treatment Frequency
    Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
    very high
    very high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Ventura treats Cardiomyopathy, Dilated more than 95% of his peers

    Dr. Ventura treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

    Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    very high
    very high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Ventura treats Primary Pulmonary Hypertension more than 94% of his peers

    Dr. Ventura treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

    Congestive Heart Failure

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Ventura treats Congestive Heart Failure more than 96% of his peers

    Dr. Ventura treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

    Rating Includes other areas of care:

    • Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
    • Congestive Heart Failure, Right-Sided

    Dr. Ventura's conditions and procedures:

    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
    • Aneurysm
    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Aneurysm of Heart
    • Angina
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Diseases
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Atrial Septal Defect
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
    • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
    • Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
    • 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
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Ebstein's Anomaly
    • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    • Endocarditis
    • First Degree Heart Block
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Murmur
    • Heart Palpitations
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Impella Device
    • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
    • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pericarditis
    • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Prinzmetal Angina
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • 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
    • Supraventricular Tachycardia
    • Syncope
    • Tetralogy of Fallot
    • Third Degree Heart Block
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Venous Hypertension
    • Ventricular Fibrillation
    • Ventricular Septal Defect
    • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

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    Dr. Ventura accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Choice Plus POS II
    American Lifecare
    Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
    CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
    Community Health Network
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
    Employers Health Network
    Evolutions Healthcare Systems
    First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
    Galaxy Health Network
    Galaxy Health Network PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
    Health Payors Organization
    Health Payors Organization PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Humana Veterans
    Special Needs Plan SNP
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
    National Healthcare Alliance
    National Preferred Provider Network
    PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
    Prime Health Services
    Provider Networks of America
    Special Needs Plan
    Special Needs Plan SNP
    Three Rivers Provider Network
    United Healthcare
    USA Managed Care Organization
    Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

    About Me


    Dr. Ventura earned his medical degree from the National University School of Medicine in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After completing a residency at the Central...Read more


    • Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine


    Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans, LA
    Fellowship Hospital
    Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans, LA
    Residency Hospital
    Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans, LA
    Internship Hospital
    Universidad De Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Medical School


    • English
    • Italian
    • Spanish


    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Hector Ventura, MD?

    Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (504) 266-0058, and for other questions, call (504) 842-4721.

    Does Dr. Hector Ventura, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Ventura has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. Hector Ventura, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Hector Ventura, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Ventura's profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. Hector Ventura, MD accept my insurance?

    Use the Healthgrades insurance check to verify if Dr. Ventura accepts your insurance.

    What are Dr. Hector Ventura, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Ventura frequently treats Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, and Congestive Heart Failure. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Ventura treats.

    Where is Dr. Hector Ventura, MD's office located?

    Dr. Ventura's office is located at 1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. Hector Ventura, MD speak?

    Dr. Ventura speaks Spanish, Italian, and English. View profile to see all.

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Ventura is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    Ochsner Medical Center

    New Orleans, LA

    73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

    19 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2020)

    Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge

    Baton Rouge, LA

    66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

    Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner

    Kenner, LA

    74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average