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Dr. Freddy Abi-Samra, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology* Age 69
Dr. Freddy Abi-Samra, MD
4.6 (17 Ratings)

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Dr. Freddy Abi-Samra, MD is a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist in Baton Rouge, LA.
Dr. Freddy Abi-Samra, MD
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Dr. Freddy Abi-Samra, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology* Age 69
Baton Rouge, LA
Accepting new patients
45 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Freddy Abi-Samra, MD is a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist in Baton Rouge, LA.

About

Dr. Freddy Abi-Samra, MD is a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist in Baton Rouge, LA and has 45 years experience. They graduated from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine in 1979 and completed a residency at American University Of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon.They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge. Dr. Abi-Samra has experience treating conditions like Syncope, Systolic Heart Failure and Chronic Congestive Heart Failure among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Abi-Samra received an average rating of 4.6/5 from patients and has been reviewed 17 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Abi-Samra also speaks Arabic and French. Dr. Abi-Samra is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Syncope
Systolic Heart Failure
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Syncope
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Systolic Heart Failure
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Lipid Disorders
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Orthostatic Hypotension
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Hypertension
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Third Degree Heart Block
Typical Atrial Flutter
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Ultrasound
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Septal Defect
Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Autonomic Disorders
Benign Heart Tumors
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
Carotid Sinus Syncope
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Disease
Congenital Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Endocarditis
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Murmur
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Idiopathic Hypotension
Infective Endocarditis
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
Long QT Syndrome
Marfan Syndrome
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericardial Disease
Pericarditis
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Edema
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Prinzmetal Angina
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Second Degree Heart Block
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Septal Defect
Tetralogy of Fallot
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Venous Compression
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Arrhythmia Screening
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
Electrophysiological Study
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test

Insurance Accepted

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  • Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Premier Care Network Plus - Innovation Health
  • BlueConnect HMO-POS
    Preferred Care PPO
  • Blue Card High Performance Network HPN
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice POS
    HMO Premier HMO
    National POS
  • Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Nexus Open Access
    Options PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Ochsner Pharmacy and Wellness - Baton Rouge
    10310 The Grove Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70836
    Monday
    07:00 - 15:00
    Tuesday
    07:00 - 15:00
    Wednesday
    07:00 - 15:00
    Thursday
    07:00 - 15:00
    Friday
    07:00 - 15:00
  2. 2 Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121
  3. 3 Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge
    17000 Medical Center Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
  4. 4 Stanocola Home Health
    16777 Medical Center Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abi-Samra
4.6
Based on 17 Reviews
5 Stars (14)
4 Stars (1)
3 Stars (0)
2 Stars (2)
1 Star (0)

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Oct 12, 2023
I have been seeing Dr. Ambi-Samra since 2011 and followed him to Baton Rouge when Oschner transferred him. It's a longer ride from my home in Mississippi and worth it.Today something reminded me how lucky I am to have this doctor. He is caring, professional, and very intelligent. Listens and answers all questions.Thank you Dr.Ambi-Samra Sharon Settle
Sharon Settle — Oct 12, 2023
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About Me

Care Philosophy
  • Dr. Abi-Samra has been on staff at Ochsner since 1986 where he directs the electrophysiology and pacing services. He is board certified in cardiovascular disease and specializes in syncope implantable defibrillators, radiofrequency ablation, permanent pacemaker implantation, sudden death atrial fibrillation/flutter, and ventricular arrhythmia. Dr. Abi-Samra earned his medical degree from the American University of Beirut Medical School where he also completed his internship and residency. He completed a cardiology fellowship at Metropolitan General Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio followed by a research fellowship in hypertension and a clinical fellowship in cardiac pacing and electrophysiology at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Abi-Samra is fluent in French and Arabic.

Care Philosophy
Biography
  • Dr. Freddy Abi-Samra, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Baton Rouge, LA and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine in 1979. He specializes in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiology.
Biography
Languages Spoken
Arabic
French
Languages Spoken
Specialties*
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiology
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
    1979
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Amer University Medical Center
    1979
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • American University Of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon
    1981
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Metropolitan General Hospital - Cleveland, OH
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Cleveland, OH
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Freddy Abi-Samra, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Abi-Samra's profile.

Dr. Abi-Samra frequently treats the following conditions: Syncope, Systolic Heart Failure and Chronic Congestive Heart Failure. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Freddy Abi-Samra, MD is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge.

Yes, Dr. Freddy Abi-Samra, MD holds board certification in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Ochsner Medical Center

    1516 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA

  • Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge

    17000 Medical Center Dr, Baton Rouge, LA