Dr. Nakia Newsome, MD

Dr. Nakia Newsome, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
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Dr. Nakia Newsome, MD is a cardiology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in cardiology and invasive cardiology.Read his story

8888 Summa Ave

Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 89% of peers
Heart Disease
high
more than 89% of peers
Cardiomegaly
high
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Newsome's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Newsome "Whether you are at risk for heart and vascular disease, need some help in preventing future problems, or if you have a serious condition that requires the latest technologies and intervention, Baton Rouge Cardiology Center can help. We are also there for you when it comes to advice on making healthy lifestyle changes to prevent future problems. From prevention to diagnosis to advanced procedures, you have access to the highest quality of care available... right here at home. At Baton Rouge Cardiology Center, our team of dedicated cardiovascular specialists not only perform routine, but also highly specialized, complex, cardiac and vascular procedures. We also specialize in the treatment of varicose and spider veins. Our team of specialists includes interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, interventional radiologist, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, as well as a support staff of nurses and technicians, each prepared to participate in your diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. Our clinical outcomes are a reflection of our commitment to excellence."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Newsome "The physicians at Baton Rouge Cardiology Center are all board certified. We are committed to educating you about the full range of conditions and diseases and offer you the most advanced treatment options. Baton Rouge Cardiology Center provides cardiology services at convenient locations throughout Louisiana. For more information call 225-769-0933."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Invasive Cardiology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

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

  • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Newsome has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Newsome's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Newsome to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Newsome'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
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Patient Comments (2)

in Baton Rouge, LA
Thank you Doctor Newsome you are a amazing heart doctor. I really appreciate your support in keeping myself health. Dr Newsome is the greatest heart doctor in the world. The heart doctor desire all the star you get on this website because you are caring and understand. about your patient...more
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Thank you for sharing your experience with Dr. Newsome. I made sure to pass along your appreciation! Your kind words made his day. We hope you are doing well and thank you for choosing Baton Rouge Cardiology Center!

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My experience with Dr. Newsome is always a great one I'm always very comfortable with him. I feel he have the best intentions for me.
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Thank you for your great review! Dr. Newsome works really hard to offer patients the best care available, so we are happy to see that reflected in your personal experience. He was so happy to see your review. Thank you for trusting us with your health care.

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