Dr. Leonardo Orejarena, MD

Dr. Leonardo Orejarena, MD

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Cardiology  |  
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50 y/o
(11)

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Dr. Leonardo Orejarena, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Covington, LA. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

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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." "
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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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 Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney 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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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

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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

  • 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

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

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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
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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)

in Abita Springs, LA |
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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in Covington, LA |
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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in MANDEVILLE |
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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in Covington |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Orejarena accepts 32 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
    Tricare
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Tricare
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Orejarena has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore
100 Medical Center Dr
Slidell, LA 70461
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St. Tammany Parish Hospital
1202 S Tyler St
Covington, LA 70433
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Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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