Dr. Vernon Valentino, MD

Dr. Vernon Valentino, MD

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Age 58
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Dr. Vernon Valentino, MD is a cardiology specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1985 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

5000 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy Bldg 100

Lafayette, LA 70508

Contact Information

(337) 534-4143

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • 25 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Valentino'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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

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

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • 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 Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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22  Procedures

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

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Alton Ochsner Med Fdn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Alton Ochser Med Found
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Valentino has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Valentino's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Valentino to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Valentino'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 (3)

After going into a fib Dr. Valentino taught me a couple of things about a fib, ( after another cardiologist didn't inform me of these issues), that could take a toll on my heart in the future if it's not treated, just living with your heart quivering). He is very nice and takes his time. The staff...more
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Dr. Val has been an outstanding doctor. Being diagnosed with CHF at 30 years old has been a difficult, and life changing challenge. Dr. Val and his nurses have treated me like family and helped me through this challenging time in my life. I've made steady progress while under the care of Dr. Val.
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Dr. Valentino truly cares about his patients. He sometimes runs late, but that is because he really takes his time while in the exam room - answering any questions you may have and fully explaining any conditions or findings.
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