NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Health System has re-opened clinic services in New Orleans East. The new clinic, called the Ochsner Heart & Vascular Health Center – New Orleans East, offers consultative cardiology services by Dr. Patrick Breaux, Section Head, Consultative Cardiology, and Dr. Gary Rich, FACC.
“We're excited to bring cardiology services back to the residents of New Orleans East and the surrounding communities,” said Todd J. Mule, Assistant Vice President, Cardiovascular Services, Ochsner Medical Center. “It is an indication of our commitment to bring consultative cardiovascular clinic services closer to home for our patients living in New Orleans East, St. Bernard, and the surrounding area. We had a robust presence in New Orleans East prior to Hurricane Katrina and are excited to see the re-development and re-population taking place.”
Dr. Breaux received his medical degree from the Tulane School of Medicine. He completed an Internship, Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases at Charity Hospital, Tulane Division. Dr. Breaux specializes in consultative cardiology and is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. He is a Fellow in the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Physicians. He is listed as a Top Doctor in cardiovascular diseases in New Orleans Magazine and Louisiana Life Magazine.
Dr. Rich earned his medical degree from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and his Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Rich is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease.
Drs. Breaux and Rich are available for appointments on Wednesday afternoons from 1-5 pm. New patients are welcomed.
The new clinic is located at old Methodist Hospital Corridor, 5640 Read Blvd, Ste. 230, New Orleans, LA 70127. For more information or to make an appointment, please call 504-842-4100.
Ochsner Health System is southeast Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system with eight hospitals and 38 health centers in Louisiana. Ochsner has been named the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 17 consecutive years and is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a “Best Hospital” across 11 specialty categories. Ochsner employs more than 13,000 employees, over 850 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 300 clinical research trials annually. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.