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Dr. George Smith, MD

Cardiology* Age 76
Dr. George Smith, MD
5.0 (4 Ratings)

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Dr. George Smith, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Ruston, LA.
Dr. George Smith, MD
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Dr. George Smith, MD

Cardiology* Age 76
Ruston, LA
Accepting new patients
52 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. George Smith, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Ruston, LA.

About

Dr. George Smith, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Ruston, LA and has 52 years experience. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Northern Louisiana Medical Center. Dr. Smith has experience treating conditions like Unstable Angina, Angina and Chest Pain among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Smith received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 4 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Smith is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and accepts multiple insurance plans.

Offers Telehealth

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Explains Conditions Well

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Trustworthy

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Friendly Staff

Patients said the staff was friendly.

Easy Scheduling

Patients said scheduling was easy.

Compare with other Cardiology Specialists

Compare Dr. Smith with our nearby Cardiology Specialists at Willis-Knighton Health System
These providers are on the medical staff of Willis-Knighton Health System
These providers are on the medical staff of Willis-Knighton Health System.
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Unstable Angina
Angina
Chest Pain
Unstable Angina
Angina
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Chest Pain
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cardiomyopathy
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Lipid Disorders
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Peripheral Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Second Degree Heart Block
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncope
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Third Degree Heart Block
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Ultrasound
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Septal Defect
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Carotid Artery Disease
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Endocarditis
Granulomatous Prostatitis
Heart Block
Hyperkalemia
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Neonatal Bradycardia
Nonrheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericardial Disease
Pericarditis
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Postpartum Cardiomyopathy
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Prinzmetal Angina
Pulmonary Edema
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Septal Defect
Systolic Heart Failure
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Arrhythmia Screening
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
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
Thoracentesis
Thrombolysis
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test

Insurance Accepted

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  • 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
  • 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
  • MVP Health Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
    Medica Choice
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Nexus Open Access
    Options PPO
  • Verity Healthnet POS

Locations

  1. 1 Green Clinic Surgical Hospital Crna Group
    1200 S Farmerville St, Ruston, LA 71270
  2. 2 Green Clinic Surgical Hospital Crna Group
    1200 S Farmerville St, Ruston, LA 71270
  3. 3 Northern Louisiana Medical Center
    401 E Vaughn Ave, Ruston, LA 71270

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5.0
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Aug 07, 2019
Dr. George saved my life in 1999. He is simply the best doctor I have ever known.
John F Fields — Aug 07, 2019
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Specialties*
Cardiology
Internal Medicine
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine
    1972
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
Board Certifications
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. George Smith, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Smith's profile.

Dr. Smith frequently treats the following conditions: Unstable Angina, Angina and Chest Pain. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. George Smith, MD is affiliated with Northern Louisiana Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. George Smith, MD holds board certification in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Northern Louisiana Medical Center

    401 E Vaughn Ave, Ruston, LA