Dr. Mark Effron, MD

Dr. Mark Effron, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Mark Effron, MD is a cardiology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med in 1978 and specializes in cardiology.Read his story

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Thrombosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 89% of peers
Chest Pain
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Effron'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.

Dr. Effron's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Effron "Dr. Effron received his undergraduate degree from the Purdue University and medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed an Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Northwestern University and Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases at Johns Hopkins and at the National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health. Dr. Effron is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the American College of Chest Physicians. Following training, Dr. Effron was on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Director of the Coronary Care Unit and Cardiovascular Research Laboratory at the Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. He subsequently entered the pharmaceutical industry. During his career both before and in the pharmaceutical industry, Dr Effron's research has focused on the use of drugs affecting blood clotting in the treatment of cardiovascular disease resulting in numerous publications and presentations. Following his retirement from the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Effron has moved to the Ochsner Medical Center in 2016 to continue teaching and research, and to once again provide direct care to patients with heart disease."
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1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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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

  • Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Johns Hopkins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Northwestern U Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Natl Inst Hlth
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Effron has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Effron's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Effron to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Ochsner Health System

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4.6
based on 42 total reviews (9 with comments)
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Dr. Effron'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)

Had one visit with him while my doctor was out and he was very nice and gave me a thorough exam. Very professional and friendly. Even thought about switching to him
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