Dr. Jose Silva, MD

Dr. Jose Silva, MD

Interventional Cardiology | Male | 55 years old

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Care Philosophy

As a Cardiologist, I focus on your cardiovascular care while taking a holistic approach to addressing your total healthcare needs. I take an active interest in developing a strong patient-provider relationship while encouraging active participation in your own healthcare needs and services.Read more

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Dr. Silva earned his medical degree from Cayetano Heredia University, Lima, Peru in 1987. He completed his Residency in Internal...Read more

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Compassionate Doctor. Took care of all my health care needs
in Slidell, LA |
Very thorough, very professional yet congenial; very comforting voice and demeanor to put you at ease
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Dr. Silva says...

Dr. Silva earned his medical degree from Cayetano Heredia University, Lima, Peru in 1987. He completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois in 1991. Dr. Silva completed Fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease and in Interventional Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular Intervention in 1994 and 1999, respectively, at Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation, New Orleans.

Dr. Silva is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine: Interventional Cardiology and the American Board of Vascular Medicine: Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Therapy. He practices at Ochsner Health Center-Covington and Ochsner Health Center-Slidell.

Dr. Silva's Care Philosophy

As a Cardiologist, I focus on your cardiovascular care while taking a holistic approach to addressing your total healthcare needs. I take an active interest in developing a strong patient-provider relationship while encouraging active participation in your own healthcare needs and services.

Dr. Silva's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  Sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Substance Abuse (5/9/2016)
    • Action Taken: Probation
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    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Louisiana
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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • 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)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Facultad De Medicina Alberto Hurtado

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Siu School Med University Hospital

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Siu School Med University Hospital

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Alton Ochsner Med Institute

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    Universidad Cayetano Heredia

    Graduated in 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

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
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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