Dr. Leandro Area, MD

Dr. Leandro Area, MD

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68 y/o
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Dr. Leandro Area, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 42 years. Dr. Area is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center.

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Area earned his medical degree from the Duke University Medical School in Durham, North Carolina where he also completed his Family Medicine residency. He began practicing Family Medicine in 1978 and joined the Ochsner staff in 1986. Dr. Area is board certified in family medicine and practices at Ochsner Clinic Foundation Lakeview Family Practice. Dr. Area is fluent is Spanish.
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Dr. Area's Experience

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  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

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.

Education

  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Area has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Ochsner Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Area is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Area's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Area to family and friends
4.6
based on 10 total reviews

Ochsner Health System

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4.9
based on 101 total reviews (12 with comments)
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Dr. Area's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Area accepts 25 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Galaxy Health Network
    Galaxy Health Network PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Health Payors Organization
    Health Payors Organization PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • National Healthcare Alliance
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • PHCS
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Provider Networks of America
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care Organization

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Hospitals where Dr. Area has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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