Dr. Susan Ovella, MD

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Internal Medicine | Female

Dr. Susan Ovella, MD

Dr. Susan Ovella, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Covington, LA. She is 46 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Ovella is affiliated with Lakeview Regional Medical Center and St. Tammany Parish Hospital.

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A friendly approach to conscientious compassionate health care.

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    Dr. Ovella's Reviews

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    4.1
    based on 14 total reviews (6 with comments)
    Dr. Ovella's 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
    Patient Comments (6)
    in Hammond, LA |
    I have used Dr. Susan Ovella, MD, as my primary physician for several years. During this time she has seen me for both routine and annual exams but also serious illness. When I was diagnosed with a brain tumor she personally contacted me to follow-up and guide me through difficult decisions. She has always been professional but also exhibits true care and concern for her patients. It gives me, my spouse and family great comfort to know a person of her character and dedication is caring for us.
    Slidell, LA |
    Dr. Ovella and the staff at Lakeview Circle Primary Care have provided me with excellent service for well over 20 years. That is why I have never hesitated to recommend them to friends and clients .
    in Folsom LA |
    What a great lady and caring doctor. I recently lost my husband ..and all her staff gave me the support and love I needed at a very difficult time. Thanks
    covington, la |
    Great!!!
    in Covington, LA |
    I have been seeing Dr. Ovella for a little over 2 years and every time I see her (whatever the reason) she gives me her undivided attention. I appreciate her caring, concerned, professional attitude and she is also compassionate in listening to me. She also has referred me to specialists, depending on the situation and all of those physicians are now my current physicians, i.e. Cardiologists, Hematologists, etc. I can't imagine going to anyone else….
    in Covington, LA |
    Dr.Ovella is very kind and understanding and extremely intelligent. She possess all the qualities you want in a doctor. Her nurses, staff as well, are very qualified, polite, and understanding. Call are re returned promptly. I highly recommend.
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    Dr. Ovella's Care Philosophy

    A friendly approach to conscientious compassionate health care.

    Dr. Ovella's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
    •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
    •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Board Certifications

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    • Internal Medicine
    • Pediatrics

    Conditions Treated

    • Arthritis
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Heart Disease
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Obesity
    • Osteoporosis
    • Sleep Apnea

    Education

    • Medical School
      Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

      Graduated in 1996

    • Internship Hospital
      Lsu Medical School

      Completed in 1996

    • Residency Hospital
      La State University School Of Med

      Completed in 2000

    • Undergraduate School
      University Of New Orleans

      Graduated in 1992

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Internal Medicine
    • Pediatrics

    Procedures Performed

    • Breath Testing
    • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    • Immunization
    • Physical Examination
    • Vaccination