Dr. Michael Bernard, MD

Dr. Michael Bernard, MD

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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
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42 y/o
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Dr. Michael Bernard, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology and cardiology.Read his story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy Ste 504

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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

Syncope
very high
more than 96% of peers
Thrombosis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Bernard'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. Bernard's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bernard "Dr. Bernard graduated from Emory University in 1997 with degrees in Biology and Chemistry. He earned his joint medical and graduate degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC in 2005. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2008. He returned to the Medical University of South Carolina for Cardiology and Electrophysiology Fellowship training, finishing in December 2012. Dr. Bernard has a particular interest in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias and has extensive experience with complex catheter ablations. His clinical interests include cardiac device implantation and monitoring as well as treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. Research interests include oral anticoagulant strategies for cardiac device implantation and complex ablation procedures. During his graduate and post-graduate training, Dr. Bernard authored or contributed to over 15 peer-reviewed publications. Watch Hello Health on TV: Emerging Technology for Stroke Prevention with Dr. Michael Bernard"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bernard "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 strategies for cardiac device implantation and complex ablation procedures. Dr. Bernard graduated from Emory University in 1997 with degrees in Biology and Chemistry. He earned his joint medical and graduate degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC in 2005. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2008. He returned to the Medical University of South Carolina for Cardiology and Electrophysiology Fellowship training, finishing in December 2012. During his graduate and post-graduate training, Dr. Bernard authored or contributed to over 15 peer-reviewed publications. "
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2  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Bernard does not have any board certifications listed.

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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20  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Bernard has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Bernard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bernard's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bernard to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

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4.9
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Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Bernard'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 (2)

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...more
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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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