Dr. Royce Yount Jr, MD

Dr. Royce Yount Jr, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 54

Accepting new patients

Dr. Royce Yount Jr, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in New Orleans, LA and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Yount Jr has more experience with Heart Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from LSU School of Medicine - New Orleans medical school in 1992. He is affiliated with medical facilities Ochsner Baptist and Touro Infirmary. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Yount Jr to book an appointment.


Ochsner Cardiology

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(504) 345-1180
Ochsner Cardiology2820 Napoleon Ave New Orleans, LA 70115

Ochsner Health Center - Mid City

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(504) 345-1180
New Orleans411 N Carrollton Ave Ste 4 New Orleans, LA 70119

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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What went well
  • Office environment (6)
  • Staff friendliness (6)
  • Appointment scheduling (5)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (1)
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Excellent explanation and reasonable approach
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Rhodes Spedale – Jul 24, 2020
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Substandard medical care in my opinion. Yount didn’t seem to be that concerned with my medical condition.
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Disappointed patient – Jul 06, 2020
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Yount Jr

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Yount Jr treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Yount Jr treats other conditions, please contact the office at (504) 894-2560.

Heart Conditions

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Dr. Yount Jr is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 33 conditions and procedures

Dr. Yount Jr
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Heart Disease
Sinus Tachycardia
Congestive Heart Failure
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Dr. Yount Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • 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 Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • 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
  • Impella Device
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prinzmetal Angina
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

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About Me


Royce Dean Yount, MD is a board certified interventional cardiologist who has been practicing in Uptown New Orleans since 1998. He received his medical...Read more


  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Interventional Cardiology


LSU Sch Med
Fellowship Hospital
LSU Sch Med
Residency Hospital
LSU School of Medicine - New Orleans
Medical School


Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Royce Yount Jr, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (504) 345-1180, and for other questions, call (504) 894-2560.

Is Dr. Royce Yount Jr, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Royce Yount Jr, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Yount Jr's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Royce Yount Jr, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Yount Jr frequently treats Heart Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Yount Jr specializes.

Where is Dr. Royce Yount Jr, MD's office located?

Dr. Yount Jr's office is located at 2820 Napoleon Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Royce Yount Jr, MD offer telehealth services?

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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Yount Jr is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Ochsner Baptist

New Orleans, LA

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2020)

Touro Infirmary

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average