Dr. Richard Abben, MD

Dr. Richard Abben, MD

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Dr. Richard Abben, MD is a cardiology specialist in Houma, LA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

225 Dunn St

Houma, LA 70360

Contact Information

(985) 876-0300

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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(985) 876-0300

Dr. Abben accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Abben's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abben performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Abben performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
Heart Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abben performs Heart Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Abben performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abben treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Abben treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Abben's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Hypertension

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Abben, MD is a cardiology specialist in Houma, LA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency Hospital
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency Hospital
1978
University of Illinois College of Medicine
Medical School
1978

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Dr. Abben was understanding and concerned about me as an individual. He recommended the best course of action under the existing circumstances and the reasons why. He gained my trust is a very short time and performed the procedure ASAP.
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