Dr. James Rittelmeyer, MD

Invasive Cardiology •  Male • Age 69
  
Dr. Rittelmeyer

Marc Saad , MD

1100 N 18th St Ste 100 Monroe, LA 71201

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Dr. James Rittelmeyer, MD is a Invasive Cardiology Specialist in Monroe, LA. Dr. Rittelmeyer has more experience with Interventional Cardiology, Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Glenwood Regional Medical Center and Saint Francis Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rittelmeyer to book an appointment.


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Dr. Rittelmeyer accepts the following insurance:

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Rittelmeyer

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Rittelmeyer treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Rittelmeyer treats other conditions, please contact the office at (318) 361-9900.

Interventional Cardiology

Interventional cardiologists specialize in catheter-based treatment of heart diseases through procedures such as cardiac catheterization, impella devices, and stent placement.Compare with other Interventional Cardiology specialists.

Typically treats 79% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rittelmeyer performs Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Rittelmeyer performs this procedure more than 85% of their peers

Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rittelmeyer performs Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography) more than 74% of their peers

Dr. Rittelmeyer performs this procedure more than 74% of their peers

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 81% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Valve Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rittelmeyer treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Rittelmeyer treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Mitral Valve Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rittelmeyer treats Mitral Valve Disease more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Rittelmeyer treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Arrhythmias
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rittelmeyer treats Arrhythmias more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Rittelmeyer treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 80% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 21 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rittelmeyer treats Heart Disease more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Rittelmeyer treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rittelmeyer treats Hypertension more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Rittelmeyer treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rittelmeyer treats Hyperlipidemia more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Rittelmeyer treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Implantable Cardiac Devices

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Typically treats 66% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rittelmeyer performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 71% of their peers

Dr. Rittelmeyer performs this procedure more than 71% of their peers

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rittelmeyer performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 61% of their peers

Dr. Rittelmeyer performs this procedure more than 61% of their peers

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Dr. Rittelmeyer's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • 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 Event Monitor
  • 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)
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Implantable Loop Recorder
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pacemaker Monitoring
  • Pacemaker Therapy for Heart Failure
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Dr. Rittelmeyer's Reviews

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I loved Dr. Rittelmeyer. He does not talk to you in a condescending manner. He listens and is very thorough. I would highly recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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very thorough in explaining procedure and explaining results
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Each patient is unique and individualized care is a priority.

Biography

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...Read more

Specialties

  • Invasive Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

1983
Naval Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1981
Naval Med Center
Residency Hospital
1979
Naval Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1974
Georgetown University
Undergraduate School

Awards

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Locations

Marc Saad , MD

Marc Saad , MD1100 N 18th St Ste 100 Monroe, LA 71201
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Glenwood Regional Medical Center

West Monroe, LA

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

Saint Francis Medical Center

Monroe, LA

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

St. Francis P & S Surgery & Heart Center

Monroe, LA
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)
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