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Dr. Richard Abben, MD

Cardiology* Age 71
Dr. Richard Abben, MD
5.0 (55 Ratings)

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Dr. Richard Abben, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Houma, LA.
Dr. Richard Abben, MD
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Dr. Richard Abben, MD

Cardiology* Age 71
Houma, LA
Accepting new patients
46 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Richard Abben, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Houma, LA.

About

Dr. Richard Abben, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Houma, LA and has 46 years experience. They graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine. They currently practice at Cardiovascular Institute of the South and are affiliated with Lady Of The Sea General Hospital, Terrebonne General Health System and Thibodaux Regional Medical Center. Dr. Abben has experience treating conditions like Systolic Heart Failure, Hypertensive Heart with Failure and Congestive Heart Failure among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Abben received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 55 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Abben is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Systolic Heart Failure
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Congestive Heart Failure
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Systolic Heart Failure
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Congestive Heart Failure
Cardiomyopathy
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Second Degree Heart Block
Sinus Bradycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Cardioversion, Elective
Atherosclerosis
Carotid Artery Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Angina
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Heart Defects
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Endocarditis
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Noninfective Endocarditis
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Edema
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Hypertension
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Syncope
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Third Degree Heart Block
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Typical Atrial Flutter
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Ultrasound
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Endocarditis
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Septal Defect
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Vessel Malformation
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Block
Heart Murmur
Hyperkalemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Infective Endocarditis
Kawasaki Disease
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Long QT Syndrome
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericardial Disease
Pericarditis
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Sinus Tachycardia
Subacute Endocarditis
Systemic Vasculitis
Tricuspid Valve Atresia
Venous Hypertension
Ventricular Fibrillation
Arrhythmia Screening
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Atherectomy
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion
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
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
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
Tilt Table Testing
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
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 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
  • MVP Health Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
    Medica Choice
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Nexus Open Access
    Options PPO
  • Verity Healthnet POS

Locations

  1. 1 Cardiovascular Institute of the South Apmc
    225 Dunn St, Houma, LA 70360
  2. 2 Office
    191 Innovation Ct, Gray, LA 70359
  3. 3 Cardiovascular Institute of the South
    102 Twin Oaks Dr, Raceland, LA 70394

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5.0
Based on 55 Reviews
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4 Stars (1)
3 Stars (0)
2 Stars (0)
1 Star (0)

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Mar 13, 2024
Very polite and courteous doctor explaining and showing you about your condition
Self — Mar 13, 2024
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About Me

Biography
  • Dr. Richard Abben, MD is a cardiology specialist in Houma, LA and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1978. He specializes in Cardiology.
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Cardiology
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    1978
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Board Certifications

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

Dr. Abben frequently treats the following conditions: Systolic Heart Failure, Hypertensive Heart with Failure and Congestive Heart Failure. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Richard Abben, MD is affiliated with Lady Of The Sea General Hospital, Terrebonne General Health System and Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. Richard Abben, MD holds board certification in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Lady Of The Sea General Hospital

    200 W 134th Pl, Cut Off, LA

  • Terrebonne General Health System

    8166 Main St, Houma, LA

  • Thibodaux Regional Medical Center

    602 N Acadia Rd, Thibodaux, LA