Dr. Samuel Ferris, MD

Dr. Samuel Ferris, MD

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52 y/o
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Dr. Samuel Ferris, MD is a cardiology specialist in Marrero, LA and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in cardiology.Read his story

Ochsner Health Center - Lapalco

4225 Lapalco Blvd

Marrero, LA 70072
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network

Learn about Dr. Ferris

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Top Care Areas

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

Thrombosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Syncope
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Ferris'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. Ferris' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ferris "Dr. Ferris received his Doctor of Medicine from Tulane University School of Medicine in 1992. He completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, followed by a Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at Tulane. Prior to coming to Ochsner, Dr. Ferris worked in private practice in the Houston and New Orleans metro areas. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Cardiology."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ferris "Prior to joining the Ochsner team, Dr. Samuel Ferris worked in private practice in the Houston and New Orleans metro areas. He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and completed an internal medicine residency at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Dr. Ferris completed his cardiovascular disease fellowship at Tulane University. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Cardiology."

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

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

56  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • 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
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
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14  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

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Vanderbilt University Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane University Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ferris has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ferris' Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ferris to family and friends
8 total reviews

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4.9
based on 66 total reviews (20 with comments)
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Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Ferris' 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
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