Dr. Rufus Hixon III, MD

Dr. Rufus Hixon III, MD

Pediatric Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Rufus Hixon III, MD is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med in 1991 and specializes in pediatric cardiology.

7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 103

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Congenital Heart Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers
Heart Murmur
very high
more than 91% of peers
Septal Defect
high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Hixon III'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.

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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2  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

  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hixon III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hixon III's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hixon III to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Hixon III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Hixon saved my daughter's life. She was in her teens and in the Pediatric ICU of Our Lady of The Lake Hospital for 8 days. There were many specialists working on her case and trying to save her life. Dr. Hixon was there from the beginning. After leaving the hospital, he became her cardiologist....more
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