Dr. Melody Ritter, MD

CardiologyFemaleAge 70

Dr. Melody Ritter, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Jefferson, LA and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Wash U, School of Medicine medical school in 1977. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ritter to book an appointment.

Dr. Ritter

Ochsner Clinic

1514 Jefferson Hwy Jefferson, LA 70121
Accepting new patients

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Biography

Dr. Melody Ritter, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Jefferson, LA and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Wash U,...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Alton Ochsner Med Fndn
Fellowship Hospital
Alton Ochsner Med Fndn
Residency Hospital
Alton Ochsner Med Fndn
Internship Hospital
1977
Wash U, School of Medicine
Medical School
,

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What are Dr. Melody Ritter, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Ritter frequently treats Pulmonary Disease, Hyperlipidemia, and Hypertension. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Ritter treats.

Where is Dr. Melody Ritter, MD's office located?

Dr. Ritter's office is located at 1514 Jefferson Hwy, Jefferson, LA 70121. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Ritter's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ritter treats Pulmonary Disease more than 18% of her peers

Dr. Ritter treats this condition more than 18% of her peers

Hyperlipidemia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ritter treats Hyperlipidemia more than 11% of her peers

Dr. Ritter treats this condition more than 11% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive
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Hypertension
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ritter treats Hypertension more than 8% of her peers

Dr. Ritter treats this condition more than 8% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Dexamethasone Sensitive Hypertension
  • Exertional Hypertension
  • Familial Hypertension
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
  • Hypertension, Adrenal Gland-Induced
  • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
  • Hypertension, Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis-Induced
  • Hypertension, Coarctation of the Aorta-Induced
  • Hypertension, Conn Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
  • Hypertension, Cushing's Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Environment-Induced
  • Hypertension, Hyperaldosteronism-Induced
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertension, Nasal Decongestant-Induced
  • Hypertension, Renal Segmental Hypoplasia-Induced
  • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
  • Hypertensive Hypokalemia Familial
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
  • Labile Hypertension
  • Neurogenic Hypertension
  • Pediatric Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Primary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • White Coat Hypertension
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Dr. Ritter's conditions and procedures:

  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • 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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(504) 842-3000

Locations

Ochsner Clinic

Ochsner Clinic1514 Jefferson Hwy Jefferson, LA 70121
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