Dr. Katie Taranto, MD

Dr. Katie Taranto, MD

Internal Medicine | Female | 32 years old

My passion is taking care of patients and focusing on obesity and preventative medicine.Read more

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  • Internal Medicinenull
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      3.7 based on 20 responses
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      • Staff
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      Experience with Dr. Taranto
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Taranto's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (18)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (19)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (19)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (17)
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      Thank you for taking the time to visit my Healthgrades profile to share your opinion. I value your input. Hearing from patients like you helps me examine how I come across as a caregiver and physician. It helps me improve my interactions with patients and ultimately the patient experience in my office. Please contact my office manager at 985-871-5900 if you'd like to discuss your experience in more detail.

       

      in Covington, LA |
      Excellent listener. Very compassionate. You feel like Dr. Taranto really cares about you as a person.
      in Covington, LA |
      Kind, actually listens, seems knowledgeable and cares. Took her time on my first appointment to talk to me.
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      Specialties

      • Internal Medicine

      Board Certifications

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      • Internal Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Anemia
      • Anxiety
      • Arthritis
      • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
      • Depression
      • Diabetes
      • Heart Disease
      • High Cholesterol
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Obesity
      • Sleep Apnea

      Procedures Performed

      • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
      • Immunization
      • Urinalysis
      • Vaccination

      Background Check

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        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

      • Medical School
        La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans

        Graduated in 2009

      • Internship Hospital
        Earl K Long Hosp-LSU Affil Hosp

        Completed in 2010

      • Residency Hospital
        Earl K Long Hosp-LSU Affil Hosp

        Completed in 2012

      • Undergraduate School
        Louisana State Univ

        Graduated in 2005

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Taranto's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Internal Medicine
      • Board certified in Internal Medicine
      • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Taranto's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Taranto

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Taranto's Care Philosophy

      My passion is taking care of patients and focusing on obesity and preventative medicine.

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      Dr. Taranto says...

      Thank you for taking the time to visit my Healthgrades profile to share your opinion. I value your input. Hearing from patients like you helps me examine how I come across as a caregiver and physician. It helps me improve my interactions with patients and ultimately the patient experience in my office. Please contact my office manager at 985-871-5900 if you'd like to discuss your experience in more detail.