Dr. Leon Kraft, MD
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Cardiology | Male

Care Philosophy

Our mission is to provide our patients with the highest quality cardiovascular care available.  We pledge ourselves to: technological superiority to assure the best means of diagnosis and treatment; research so that our experience and commitment help create the next generation of techniques and technologies; compassion to keep forever before us the goal of achieving the best possible medical results with the least possible discomfort; communication by the word and deed, of our respectful appreciation for our patients as fellow beings who have honored us with their trust in our abilities and humanity.

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Biography

Dr. Leon Kraft, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Baton Rouge, LA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 43 years. Dr. Kraft is affiliated with Lane Regional Medical Center, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge General - Mid City and Baton Rouge General - Bluebonnet.

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Dr. Kraft's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Kraft's Care Philosophy

Our mission is to provide our patients with the highest quality cardiovascular care available.  We pledge ourselves to: technological superiority to assure the best means of diagnosis and treatment; research so that our experience and commitment help create the next generation of techniques and technologies; compassion to keep forever before us the goal of achieving the best possible medical results with the least possible discomfort; communication by the word and deed, of our respectful appreciation for our patients as fellow beings who have honored us with their trust in our abilities and humanity.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • 0
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • 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 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 Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Yale University

    Graduated in 1974

  • Residency Hospital
    Washington Hospital Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Interventional Cardiology

Procedures Performed

  • Angioplasty
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Echocardiogram Interpretation
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Impella Device
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography