Dr. Ricardo Blanco, MD

Dr. Ricardo Blanco, MD

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Pulmonary Disease  ·  
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59 y/o
(12)

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Dr. Ricardo Blanco, MD is a pulmonologist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.

Northlake Pulmonary Associates

1203 S Tyler St Ste 200

Covington, LA 70433
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Shortness of Breath
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Blanco'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.

3  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

5  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

51  Conditions Treated

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10  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

  • Univ Costa Rica
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Jackson Meml Hosp-U Miami Sch Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Jackson Meml Hosp-U Miami Sch Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blanco has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blanco's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blanco to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Blanco'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 (5)

Hi....I Absolutely would refer Dr. Blanco to anyone and everyone. He is so tremendously compassionate and has wonderful bedside manner. I went to him after a pulmonary embolism since I was very concerned about my recovering process and I did not have a pulmonary doctor. I made my appointment with...more
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Dr Blanco was my mothers Doctor . He was outstanding ,always caring and never in a hurry always had time for her and never give up. Although she was 96 he was always there to help and do the very best he could for her . He is one of the most caring and concerned Doctor we have ever had dealing...more
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Dr. Blanco is one of the few doctors in my husbands long life that he came home extolling his great experience with. Having worked for doctors most of my life its the wife who usually has to call behind her husband's back and give the details of what his problems really are. If a guys arm is...more
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Dr. Blanco has gone above an beyond what I would expect from a doctor. His care, courtesy and thoughtfulness are unmatched by any doctor that I have been treated by.
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Dr. Blanco is extremely professional and knowledgeable. With his compassion and expertise he was able to guide my family thought a very difficult time.
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