Dr. Leon F. Kraft, MD

Dr. Leon F. Kraft, MD

Cardiology | Male | 67 years old

Our mission is to provide our patients with the highest quality cardiovascular care available. ...Read more

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  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
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    • Helpfulness
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    • Staff
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    • Level of trust in provider's decisions
       (5)
    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
       (5)
    • How well provider listens and answers questions
       (5)
    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Kraft's Office & Staff
    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
    • Interventional Cardiology

    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 and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart 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

    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

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      Sanctions

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      Board Actions

      No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    Education

    • Medical School
      Yale University

      Graduated in 1974

    • Residency Hospital
      Washington Hospital Center

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • 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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    Dr. Kraft's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Kraft

    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. 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.