Dr. Robert Matheney, MD

Dr. Robert Matheney, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
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58 y/o
(4)

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Dr. Robert Matheney, MD is a cardiology specialist in Arabi, LA and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.Read his story

West Jefferson Heart Clin LA

7718 W Judge Perez Dr

Arabi, LA 70032
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hypertension
very high
more than 95% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Matheney'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.

Dr. Matheney's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Matheney "Dr. Robert Matheney earned his undergraduate and medical degree from University of Arkansas. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Tulane University and a cardiovascular fellowship with the University of Tennessee. He is board-certified in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine. Dr. Matheney has been active in the development of our peripheral vascular disease clinic. His specialties include interventional cardiology and peripheral percutaneous interventions, including coronary and renal angiography, angioplasty, stenting, atherectomy, lower extremity angioplasty, placement of permanent pacemakers and cardiac defibrillators. Recognized by his peers for his expertise in clinical cardiology, he is active in both the state and local chapters of the American Heart Association. He also is active in educating students and residents at Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation."
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2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

38  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • 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)
  • 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 Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Syncope
  • Vascular Disease
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15  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

  • University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Tulane University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Matheney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Matheney's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matheney to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Matheney's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Matheney is very unprofessional and rude. I had seen Dr. Matheney a few times before my last appointment and he does not read the patient chart before speaking. My mother came with me and he started speaking to her as if she was the patient. He became very defensive when speaking with him about...more
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