Dr. Patrick C. Breaux, MD

Dr. Patrick C. Breaux, MD

Cardiology | Male | 74 years old

Dr. Breaux specializes in consultative cardiology. He has been on the Ochsner staff since 2005...Read more

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Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

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
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

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Education

  • Medical School
    Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1966

  • Internship Hospital
    Charity Hospital/Tulane

    Completed in 1967

  • Residency Hospital
    Charity Hospital/Tulane

    Completed in 1972

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Charity Hospital/Tulane

    Completed in 1974

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Southwest Louisiana

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Breaux's Care Philosophy

Dr. Breaux specializes in consultative cardiology. He has been on the Ochsner staff since 2005 and is Section Head of Consultative Cardiology. He is listed as a Top Doctor in cardiovascular diseases in New Orleans Magazine and Louisiana Life Magazine. Dr. Breaux received his BS degree from the University of Southwest Louisiana and medical degree from the Tulane School of Medicine. He completed an Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases at Charity Hospital, Tulane Division. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. He is a Fellow in the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Breaux is past President of the Louisiana Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and has served on the Board of Governors of the American College of Cardiology. He is also past President of the Orleans Parish Medical Society and past President of the Louisiana State Medical Society. He has been named Tulane Medicine Department AOA Community Teacher of the Year. A veteran, Dr. Breaux enjoys gardening, fishing, hunting, traveling and cooking.