Dr. James McKinnie, MD

Dr. James McKinnie, MD

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Dr. James McKinnie, MD is a cardiology specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1982 and specializes in cardiology, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, and more.

4224 Houma Blvd Ste 300

Metairie, LA 70006

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Dr. McKinnie's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cardioversion, Elective
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McKinnie performs Cardioversion, Elective more than 100% of his peers

Dr. McKinnie performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McKinnie performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 99% of his peers

Dr. McKinnie performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McKinnie treats Atrial Flutter more than 97% of his peers

Dr. McKinnie treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. McKinnie's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
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 Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Electrophysiological Study
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Impella Device
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
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

Biography

Dr. James McKinnie, MD is a cardiology specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1982 and specializes in cardiology, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • Ochsner Fdn Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1989
    Sinai Samaritan Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1989
  • 1985
    Ochsner Fdn Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1983
    Ochsner Fdn Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School
    1982

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. McKinnie's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McKinnie

3.6

Based on 28 reviews

5 Stars
57.142857142857146%
(16)
4 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
3 Stars
7.142857142857143%
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2 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(2)
1 Star
25%
(7)

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Dr. J. McKinney knows his profession so very well and tells the patient what we need to know regarding the surgery. I believe he is intent on doing a perfect surgery and I have all the confidence in the world in his success.
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Point blank...Dr. McKinnie not only saved my career, but probably saved my life. I have been seeing him for several years, he performed an Ablation therapy procedure on me, and I could not be more happy with the outcome. He fixed my heart...good as new. His staff has gone OUT OF THEIR WAY to...Read More
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I would not recommend Dr McKinnie, he has some very disturbing attributes as a physician. I terminated my business with Dr. McKinnie because of a lack of trust, negligence, and concern that he denies having records of EKGs and 3D imaging during my CARDIAC ablation so that I may move on to another...Read More
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Femoral Bleeding after a procedure that he has done hundreds of times requiring a vein surgeon to repair his error in surgery follow-up.
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I am a patient of Dr.Mckinnie at West Jefferson Medical Center. It is easy to make an appointment and the wait times are never long unless he is stuck in a procedure which then the staff notifies us quickly. Dr. Mckinnie is very professional and gives me as much time as I need to ask questions.
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