Dr. Katie Taranto, MD

Dr. Katie Taranto, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Female  |  
33 y/o
24 reviews

Accepting new patients

Dr. Katie Taranto, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Covington, LA. She is 33 years old and has been practicing for 8 years. Dr. Taranto is affiliated with St. Tammany Parish Hospital....See Less

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

Learn about Dr. Taranto

Care Philosophy

My passion is taking care of patients and focusing on obesity and preventative medicine.
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Dr. Taranto's Experience

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
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

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


  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination

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.


  • Louisana State Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Earl K Long Hosp-Lsu Affil Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Earl K Long Hosp-Lsu Affil Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Taranto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Taranto's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taranto to family and friends
based on 24 total surveys (5 with reviews)
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.


Dr. Taranto's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (5)
in new orleans, la |
The office staff was professional and I didn't have to wait more than five minutes before being called to the back. Dr. Taranto listened to me and I didn't feel like she was rushing to get to the next patient.
in Covington, LA |
I appreciate Dr. Taranto. She is thorough and very nice. I would recommend her to others. I also appreciate that she is caring and understanding. Thank you.
in Slidell, LA |
This is a very lovely doctor, she treats you with human kindness, listens and understands her patients. She is willing to work with you when it comes to problems your having with drugs such as their side effects that you are experiencing.
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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Dr. Taranto accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

Hospitals where Dr. Taranto has admitting privileges

St. Tammany Parish Hospital
1202 S Tyler St
Covington, LA 70433
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