Dr. Victor Echenique, MD

Dr. Victor Echenique, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 67

Accepting new patients

Dr. Victor Echenique, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Slidell, LA. Dr. Echenique has more experience with Heart Conditions and Cardiac Electrical System Procedures than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore and Highland Community Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Echenique to book an appointment.

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Cardiology Institute Practice

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(985) 288-1834
Slidell Orthopaedics1051 Gause Blvd Slidell, LA 70458
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Dr. Echenique is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore Slidell, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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Dr. Echenique is an excellent cardiologist! Very knowledgeable and caring!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Sandy S – Nov 17, 2020
Dr. Echenique is the absolute best! If it had not been for him, I would not be here writting this post. He is so kind & caring. I give him a definite triple A!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Rebecca F. in Slidell, LA – Oct 04, 2016

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Echenique

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Echenique treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Echenique treats other conditions, please contact the office at (985) 641-7577.

Heart Conditions

Compare with other Heart Conditions specialists.

Dr. Echenique is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 34 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Echenique
Similar Providers
Heart Disease
Cardiomegaly
Sinus Bradycardia
Congestive Heart Failure
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Cardiac Electrical System Procedures specialists.

Dr. Echenique is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Echenique
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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Echocardiography
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
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High
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Dr. Echenique's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Septic Embolism
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

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Dr. Echenique accepts the following insurance:

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Victor Echenique, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Slidell, LA. Dr. Echenique has more experience with Heart Conditions and Cardiac Electrical System...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

1988
Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
Fellowship Hospital
1984
Tulane U Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Victor Echenique, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (985) 288-1834, and for other questions, call (985) 641-7577.

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What are Dr. Victor Echenique, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Echenique frequently treats Heart Conditions and Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Echenique specializes.

Where is Dr. Victor Echenique, MD's office located?

Dr. Echenique's office is located at 1051 Gause Blvd, Slidell, LA 70458. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Victor Echenique, MD speak?

Dr. Echenique speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Victor Echenique, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Echenique has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Echenique is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore

Slidell, LA

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Highland Community Hospital

Picayune, MS

63% Patient Experience Rating, 6% lower than the national average

Our Lady Of The Angels Hospital

Bogalusa, LA

86% Patient Experience Rating, 17% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

Slidell Memorial Hospital

Slidell, LA

69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average