Dr. Luis Padula, MD

Dr. Luis Padula, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Luis Padula, MD is a cardiology specialist in McAllen, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Universidad Central De Venezuela--Jose Maria Vargas, Escuela De Medicina Jose Maria Vargas in 1989 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

500 E Ridge Rd Ste 300

McAllen, TX 78503

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 95% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Thrombosis
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Padula's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Padula does not have any board certifications listed.

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • 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)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • 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
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • 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
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Central De Venezuela--Jose Maria Vargas, Escuela De Medicina Jose Maria Vargas
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Hospital Of St Raphael Yale University School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Hospital Of St Raphael Yale University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Hartford Hospital University Conn School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Padula has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Padula has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Padula's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Padula to family and friends
12 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Padula'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Padula is the best Dr. I have visited in years. He sincerely cares about his patients. Takes time to explain things and you never feel like you are just a number. He treats you like family and listens to you. He is well educated, personable, and a genuine doctor in every sense of word. I...more
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I am very happy and satisfied with Dr. Padula. He was there for me when I was sick and he honestly saved my life in the hospital. I am happy with the services he has provided for me in his office. Him and his staff have been there for me when I needed them. His staff have been nothing but nice...more
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Dr. Padula in my opinion is an excellent physician he took his time with me explaining to me the things to be expected after my bypass surgery etc. I've recommended him to other friends of mine and they felt very comfortable with him. I'm extremely happy because he's associated with the VA as well...more
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This guy is absolutely the worst person and doctor I have ever dealt with. Mr. Padula has obviously not been able to assimilate here in the United States, he thinks he's attitude and condescending attitude is acceptable. I'm a 21 year veteran and this is by far the worst treatment I've had to...more
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This guy is the most unsympathetic doctor I ever meet. Every time he came to check on the patient he kept saying he was too busy and didn't have time to answer questions. Thank god for the nurses that took the time to explain the situation to us. If you are looking for a doctor that will actually...more
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Liliana, thank you for the feedback, and sorry to learn some of the interactions you had were less than optimal. Our manager would welcome a conversation if you'd be willing to discuss the situation with her at 965.630.5522. Our goal is for all patients to have exceptional experiences and your feedback helps us to advance that goal.

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