Dr. Michael Bernard, MD

Dr. Michael Bernard, MD

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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
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43 y/o
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Dr. Michael Bernard, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology and cardiology.Read his story

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Dr. Bernard's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Syncope
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bernard treats Syncope more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Bernard treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

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  • Syncope, Familial Neurocardiogenic
Atrial Flutter
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bernard treats Atrial Flutter more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Bernard treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Heart Palpitations
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bernard treats Heart Palpitations more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Bernard treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Bernard's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Complex Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Ablation
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Dr. Bernard treats cardiac arrhythmias and has extensive experience with complex catheter ablations. He also works with cardiac device implantation and monitoring and the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. His research includes oral anticoagulant stra...

Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2012
Medical University Hospitals
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Medical University of South Carolina
Medical School
2002
East Jefferson General Hospital
Residency Hospital
2002
East Jefferson General Hospital
Internship Hospital
1997
Emory University School Medicine
Undergraduate School
2012
2005
2002
2002
1997

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What People Say About Dr. Michael Bernard, MD
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He performed my ablation a year ago at Ochsner... Not issues and no more SVT.
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I've seen several cardiologists and another EP doctor. It's been a trying time and Bernard is the is the only one who has been compassionate and willing to listen to my concerns. Hes very prompt to correspond through the provided email and I'm so impressed with the ability to contact my doctor and get a personal response back! He performed my EP study and even though we were not able to complete an ablation in confident this doctor knows his stuff! Hard to get appts but thats not his fault
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Dr. Bernard is a great doctor. He performed my ablasay he led me in the right direction. I appreciate his calmness in dealing with me reassuring me that this procedure was best for me. He answered all correspondences in a timely manner. I would reccomend him to anybody needed an ablation.
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Aetna
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
Cigna
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
National Healthcare Alliance
National Preferred Provider Network
PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA