Dr. Louis J. Scala, MD

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Dr. Louis J. Scala, MD

Cardiology | Male

Cardiac Care Group 3208 Chiquita Blvd S Ste 110, Cape Coral, FL 33914 Get Directions

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A dedication and commitment as a healthcare provider assures a personalized approach to the patient while maintaining a high standard of excellence within our community in Lee County. To maintain a leadership standard in the Cardiovascular Specialty, our medical service is dedicated to achieve a comprehensive and extensive clinical approach in partnership with primary care physicians and other healthcare providers.Read more

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Dr. Scala accepts 16 insurance carriers

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16 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Scala's Review Details
4.8 based on 20 responses
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in North Fort Myers, FL |
Thorough. Knowledgeable. Compassionate
in Venice, FL |
Dr. Scala and his staff are top shelf in my book. I am still here due to Dr Scala's diligence and expertise.
Cape Coral, FL |
When looking for a cardiologist you want excellence. You are trusting a cardiologist with your life. I TRUST DOCTOR SCALA WITH MY LIFE! Need I say more? John
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Preventive Care

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Miriam Hospital

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Miriam Hospital

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cedars Sinai Med Center

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    State University Of New York At Buffalo

    Graduated in 1984

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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Dr. Scala'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
  • Board certified in Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Scala's Office & Staff

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How well provider listens and answers questions
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Dr. Scala's Care Philosophy

A dedication and commitment as a healthcare provider assures a personalized approach to the patient while maintaining a high standard of excellence within our community in Lee County. To maintain a leadership standard in the Cardiovascular Specialty, our medical service is dedicated to achieve a comprehensive and extensive clinical approach in partnership with primary care physicians and other healthcare providers.