Dr. Luis Soto, MD

Dr. Luis Soto, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Luis Soto, MD is a cardiology specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from U San Carlos, Guatemala City in 1980 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

4300 Houma Blvd Ste 107

Metairie, LA 70006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Chest Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Heart Disease
high
more than 89% of peers
Thrombosis
high
more than 85% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
44

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • 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
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • 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
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • U San Carlos, Guatemala City
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Interim Lsu Public Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Interim Lsu Public Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Interim Lsu Public Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Soto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Soto's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Soto to family and friends
4.4
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Soto'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 (1)

in Metairie, LA |
Dr Soto treats my entire family. He kept my father alive, and he treats my Mother, my most cherished person. He is caring, thorough, careful and he gives a loving touch to Medical Care. He is a wonderful human being, giving birthday parties to his 70 years old+ patients monthly. He is more than...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Soto accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Soto has admitting privileges

East Jefferson General Hospital
4200 Houma Blvd
Metairie, LA 70006
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