Dr. Jose A. Bernal, MD

Dr. Jose A. Bernal, MD

Cardiology | Male | 71 years old

Dr. Bernal has served on Ochsner's staff since 1992 and is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and echocardiography. He specializes in non-invasive imaging, echocardiography, and stress testing, valvular heart disease, hypertension, and ischemic heart disease. Dr. Bernal earned his medical degree from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Bogota, Colombia, and completed his internship at the San Juan de Dios Hospital in Bogota. He completed his residency at Charity Hospital and Tulane and a fellowship in cardiology at Ochsner and Charity. Dr. Bernal is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, and the American Society of Echocardiography. Read more

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Dr. Bernal has served on Ochsner's staff since 1992 and is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and echocardiography. He specializes in non-invasive imaging, echocardiography, and stress testing, valvular heart disease, hypertension, and ischemic heart disease. Dr. Bernal earned his medical degree from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Bogota, Colombia, and completed his internship at the San Juan de Dios Hospital in Bogota. He completed his residency at Charity Hospital and Tulane and a fellowship in cardiology at Ochsner and Charity. Dr. Bernal is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, and the American Society of Echocardiography.Read more

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Specialties

  • Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • 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 Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • 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
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • 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
  • Impella Device
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Nacional De Colombia

    Graduated in 1969

  • Internship Hospital
    San Juan De Dios Hospital, Colombia

    Completed in 1969

  • Residency Hospital
    Charity Hospital/Tulane

    Completed in 1974

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ochsner

    Completed in 1975

  • Undergraduate School
    University National Colombia

    Graduated in 1969

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Bernal has served on Ochsner's staff since 1992 and is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and echocardiography. He specializes in non-invasive imaging, echocardiography, and stress testing, valvular heart disease, hypertension, and ischemic heart disease. Dr. Bernal earned his medical degree from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Bogota, Colombia, and completed his internship at the San Juan de Dios Hospital in Bogota. He completed his residency at Charity Hospital and Tulane and a fellowship in cardiology at Ochsner and Charity. Dr. Bernal is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, and the American Society of Echocardiography.