Dr. Ravi Kanagala, MD

Dr. Ravi Kanagala, MD

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Dr. Ravi Kanagala, MD is a cardiology specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.Read his story

101 Judge Tanner Blvd Ste 200

Covington, LA 70433

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Top Care Areas

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

Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
very high
more than 99% of peers
Syncope
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Kanagala's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kanagala "Dr. Ravi Kanagala has over 18 years of experience as a physician in Internal Medicine and Cardiology with specialization in electrophysiology and cardiovascular MRI. He completed post-graduate training in electrophysiology at Mayo Clinic and cardiac MRI training at Duke University. His resume includes: Senior Associate Consultant in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and Director of Arrhythmia Services at Franciscan Skemp Healthcare ? Mayo Clinic Health System. Dr. Kanagala specializes in the treatment of atrial fibrillation, rapid heart rates, syncope (black-outs), deadly arrhythmias, and other abnormal rhythms. He has performed hundreds of electrophysiology diagnostic studies for the diagnosis and treatment of abnormal rhythms originating in both the upper and lower chambers of the heart. He is one of the few specialists on the Northshore qualified to perform ablation for the treatment of atrial fibrillation using a minimally-invasive approach and one of the few specialists in the country qualified to perform stress tests using MRI to eliminate radiation exposure. An expert in device selection and implantation, such as pacemakers and defibrillators, Dr. Kanagala is also the recipient of several honors and awards from a variety of national and collegiate foundations. He is an experienced in giving presentations to healthcare professionals including physicians, nurses and allied health, and is the author of a medical book chapter, six manuscripts, and four abstracts."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kanagala "I chose to specialize in Electrophysiology because I was curious how the most amazing oragn in the human body functions. It is very rewarding to me to know I had a hand in helping patients recover and continue to enjoy their lives."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • 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
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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21  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

  • Indiana University-Purdue University / Indianapolis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of Iowa
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mayo Clinic Graduate School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Mayo Clinic/Mayo Grad Sch Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Duke University Sch Of Med
    Other Education | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kanagala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kanagala's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kanagala to family and friends
28 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Kanagala'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 (6)

Love the great care I receive from Dr. Kanagla and his incredible team. I appreciate the entire Cardiology team of Dr. Carr and her team as well. Highly recommended
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Dr Kanagala is a wonderful doctor. A very concern doctor about your health. He has a great staff and nurses.
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Dr. Ravi Kanagala is the kind of doctor you remember and visualize. He is extremely intelligent, knows his specialization and keeps up with all new developments. He is a hard worker and his bedside manner is second to none. He is genuinely concerned about his patients. I would highly recommend...more
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Damaged a nerve during a procedure. His actions have changed my life forever. Never an apology. admitted to damaging my nerve only after another doctor discovered what had happened and Dr. Kanagala was confronted. Very dishonest for a professional.
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Speaking for myself. He, cares very much for about my wellness, and a complete recovery.
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