Dr. Orlando Deffer

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Metairie, LA

Locations

EJCVS

Metairie, LA

Address

4224 Houma Blvd suite 500, Metairie, LA
Directions

About

Bio

Invasive non interventional cardiologist Advance non invasive imaging fellowship

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

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General Practice

Licenses

United States: Florida, Georgia, Louisiana

Doctor Q&A

103 Answers
40 Agrees
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orlando Deffer
Specializes in General Practice
Palpitations : These are almost always benign and the most important part of the evaluation consists on ruling out structural heart disease with an echo Doppler . Th ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orlando Deffer
Specializes in General Practice
Holter pause: It depends but typically when we refer to pauses we talk about sinus pauses . However PVC s can also be described as having a compensatory pause. I th ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orlando Deffer
Specializes in General Practice
Extra beats : Many healthy people have extra beats form time to time. It depends on how many per day and from what chamber they are originating. Pvc or pac . Still ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Deffer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Deffer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I just got diagnosed with a mild MVP through an echo. Even though my PCP told me this is quite common among young thin women, your tip made me feel so much better as I ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I wish I had more energy so I could exercise more. I am trying to slowly increase the amount of exercise so I have more energy!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! BP has dropped very low with anesthesia before, I'll let him know !

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

National University of Pedro Henriquez Urena, Dominican Republic
MD
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