Dr. Melody Ritter, MD

Dr. Melody Ritter, MD

Cardiology  |  
Female  |  
Age 67
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Melody Ritter, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Jefferson, LA. She is 67 years old and has been practicing for 40 years.

1514 Jefferson Hwy

Jefferson, LA 70121

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 91% of peers
Heart Murmur
normal
more than 41% of peers
Heart Disease
normal
more than 37% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test

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

  • Washington University St Louis
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Alton Ochsner Med Fndn
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Alton Ochsner Med Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Alton Ochsner Med Fndn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ritter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ritter accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Ritter has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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