Dr. Jose Tafur Soto, MD

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Interventional Cardiology | Male

Ochsner Fndtn Hosp Cardiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy # BH634 New Orleans, LA 70121 Get Directions
Dr. Jose Tafur Soto, MD
Dr. Jose D. Tafur graduated medical school from Universidad del Valle in Cali, Colombia in 2007. He completed his internship and Internal Medicine residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston in 2012. He continued to do his fellowship in Cardiology at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, LA, followed by additional training in Interventional Cardiology and Structural Heart Disease at Ochsner. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology by the ABIM, Echocardiography by the NBE and Endovascular Medicine by the ABVM. His main interests are in valvular heart disease, transcatheter valve replacement and complex coronary interventions.

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Dr. Jose D. Tafur graduated medical school from Universidad del Valle in Cali, Colombia in 2007. He completed his internship and Internal Medicine residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston in 2012. He continued to do his fellowship in Cardiology at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, LA, followed by additional training in Interventional Cardiology and Structural Heart Disease at Ochsner. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology by the ABIM, Echocardiography by the NBE and Endovascular Medicine by the ABVM. His main interests are in valvular heart disease, transcatheter valve replacement and complex coronary interventions.

Dr. Tafur Soto says...

Complex coronary artery disease, structural and valvular heart interventions. Transcatheter valve replacement. Endovascular AAA repair. Peripheral vascular interventions.

Dr. Tafur Soto says...

  • Coronary artery disease, Heart failure, Valvular heart disease, Cardiac arrhythmias, Interventional cardiology, Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement, Congenital heart defect repair, Coronary angioplasty, Peripheral angioplasty, Endovascular aneurysm repair, Minimally invasive mitral valve repair

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  •  Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    U Del Valle Hosp

    Graduated in 2007

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

    Completed in 2010

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

    Completed in 2012

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation

    Completed in 2015

  • Undergraduate School
    Fac Med U del Valle

    Graduated in 2004

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Procedures Performed

  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Atherectomy
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valvuloplasty
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous and Arterial Thrombolysis