Dr. Louis Papandrea, MD

Dr. Louis Papandrea, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
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Dr. Louis Papandrea, MD is a cardiology specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1981 and specializes in cardiology.Read his story

7 Southwoods Blvd Ste 4

Albany, NY 12211

Contact Information

(518) 292-6000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis Care
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Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Papandrea's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Papandrea "Dr. Louis Papandrea attended Columbia University in New York City, where he graduated in 1977 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He received his Medical Degree at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY in 1981. He completed his Medical Residency in 1984 at Albany Medical Center, followed by successful completion of a Fellowship in Cardiology in 1986. Dr. Papandrea is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Fellow of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, and Member of the American College of Physicians. He is on staff at St. Peter's Hospital, Albany Medical Center, and Albany Memorial Hospital in Albany, NY. Dr. Papandrea is currently on the Congestive Heart Failure Quality Assurance Committee at St. Peter's Hospital and is a Senior Interventional Cardiologist for Capital Cardiology Associates, PC. Dr. Papandrea's cardiology specialities include general cardiovascular disease with a special interest in invasive and interventional procedures, including cardiac catheterization, coronary angioplasty, coronary stenting, intravascular ultrasound, directional atherectomy, rotational atherectomy, and angiojet. Dr. Papandrea is married to Brenda Papandrea and has two twin girls, Annemarie and Lisa. He resides in Delmar, NY. When he is not practicing cardiology, Dr. Papandrea enjoys golf, music, and playing the guitar."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Papandrea "Capital Cardiology Associates, PC is a benchmark cardiology practice committed to improving our patient's quality of life.

By providing state of the art diagnostics, board certified physicians and a caring and competent staff, we offer the highest quality of care in a comfortable, supportive atmosphere.

Capital Cardiology Associates provides a full range of diagnostic, interventional, surgical, therapeutic and preventative services in the treatment of cardiovascular disease to patients throughout the Capital Region. Our board-certified cardiologists offer a full range of cardiology services to treat all categories of heart disease."

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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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
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • 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 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 Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Papandrea has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Papandrea's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Papandrea to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Papandrea'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 (2)

Dr Papandrea has been treating me for several years. He listens to my questions and respects that I have an opinion about my health care. When I asked another long time doctor of mine, who he would send his wife to, he referred me to Dr. Papandrea. He is a kind a caring doctor, who is respectful of...more
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I would not recommend Dr. Papandrea. My father was a patient of his. He is just awful!!! He doesn't care about his patients or their families. His office gave mixed medical advice and it is run like a factory. There is little Dr/patient communication. Even after my father passed away they called...more
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