Dr. Leonardo Orejarena, MD

Dr. Leonardo Orejarena, MD

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51 y/o
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Dr. Leonardo Orejarena, MD is a cardiology specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Orejarena performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Thrombosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Orejarena's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Orejarena "Dr. Orejarena earned his medical degree from the Universidad Militar Nueva Granada in Bogota, Colombia. He completed his internship and residency at the Marshfield Clinic in Marshfield, Wisconsin, and completed his Cardiology fellowship at Ochsner. Dr. Orejarena is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, and practices at Ochsner Health Center - Covington. His professional interests include coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure, and peripheral vascular disease. He has an interest in device therapy for cardiac dysfunction (including cardiac resynchronization), pacemakers and defibrillators."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Orejarena ""I enjoy taking care of our patients that come from all over Southeast Louisiana and Missisippi to receive their cardiovascular care here at Ochsner. Providing top quality care is always my goal. Ochsner's high level of innovation and access to the latest technology helps to benefit patients by keeping their hearts strong so they don't miss a beat." "

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

53  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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22  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Universidad Nacional De Colombia, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Marshfield Clin St Josephs Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Marshfield Clin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Ochsner
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Orejarena has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Orejarena's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Orejarena to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

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4.9
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Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Orejarena'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

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Leo saved my life. I went to the ER with a heart attack 5 minutes after seeing Dr Leo I was in Surgery. Thank you Dr. Orejarena!
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I love the way Dr. Leo listened to my concerns and worked around my schedule to treat me. I would highly recommend Dr. Orejarena to anyone looking for a great doctor!
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Dr. Orejarena treated my husband. He did an angiogram and diagnosed him with a damaged heart. He told my husband that his arteries were too small for bypass surgery or a stint and treated him for 10 years with medicine. My husband started passing out and Dr. Orejarena did not suggest any...more
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A wonderful technician and very caring individual with a great sense of humor. Can't speak highly enough of Dr. Leo! He diagnosed my need for an aortic valve and did the technical preparation for it including the angiogram. So pleased with Dr. Leo that a few years ago, he was the go-to doctor...more
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