Dr. Samuel Ferris, MD

Dr. Samuel Ferris, MD

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51 y/o
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Dr. Samuel Ferris, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Marrero, LA. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

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Top Care Areas

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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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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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 Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney 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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Procedures

  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

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

  • 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

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

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4.9
based on 66 total reviews (10 with comments)
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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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ferris accepts 30 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Galaxy Health Network
    Galaxy Health Network PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Health Care Alliance Pool
  • Health Payors Organization
    Health Payors Organization PPO
  • Humana Veterans
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Mississippi Health Partners
  • MultiPlan
  • National Healthcare Alliance
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • PHCS
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Provider Networks of America
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care Organization

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Hospitals where Dr. Ferris has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus
2500 Belle Chasse Hwy
Terrytown, LA 70056
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Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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