Dr. Michael Bernard, MD

Dr. Michael Bernard, MD

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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  |  
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41 y/o
4 reviews

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Dr. Michael Bernard, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiology doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 41 years old and has been practicing for 12 years. Dr. Bernard is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center....See Less

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy Ste 504

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Accepted insurance

  • 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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Care Philosophy

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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Dr. Bernard's Experience

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Dr. Bernard's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Bernard does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • 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)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • 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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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Complex Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Ablation
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Heart Surgery
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

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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

  • 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

Healthgrades Rating
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bernard to family and friends
5
based on 4 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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 Reviews (7)
in Gloster , ms |
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
in Baton Rouge, LA |
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.
in Denham Springs, La |
Most all _____ experiences have been great.
in New Orleans, La |
I'm very glad that *Dr. Bernard has been my doctor, and has help me in these trying time, I feel a lot better than ever before. Bless him for being there, when I was in need of help at that time.
in New Orleans, La |
Made me feel at ease, excellent professional fail stop!
in New Orleans, La |
I'm very pleased with *Dr. M. Bernard. He's very easy to talk to AND he listens - I'm very glad I changed doctors months ago as I can communicate with him and feel comfortable with him.
in Iota, La |
Had all good experience.
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Dr. Bernard accepts 25 insurance carriers
  • 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
  • USA Managed Care Organization

Hospitals where Dr. Bernard has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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