Dr. James Rittelmeyer, MD

Dr. James Rittelmeyer, MD

Invasive Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Rittelmeyer, MD is an invasive cardiology specialist in Monroe, LA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Georgetown University in 1978 and specializes in invasive cardiology, cardiology, and more.Read his story

1100 N 18th St Ste 100

Monroe, LA 71201

Contact Information

(318) 361-9900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Syncope
very high
more than 92% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Rittelmeyer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rittelmeyer "Dr. Rittelmeyer served 9 years in the US Navy in the Medical Corps followed by 28 years in private practice. He has been involved in interventional procedures including angioplasty, stenting, pacemaker therapy and defibrillator therapy his enter career. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rittelmeyer "Each patient is unique and individualized care is a priority."
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Specialties

  • Invasive Cardiology
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Interventional 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*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Multifocal Premature Beats
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Fibrillation

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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Georgetown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Georgetown University
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Naval Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Naval Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Naval Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rittelmeyer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rittelmeyer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rittelmeyer to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Rittelmeyer's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Monroe, LA
very thorough in explaining procedure and explaining results
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