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Paul R. Stafford, MD

Dr. P. Rick Stafford, MD

Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

Accepting new patients

Offers Telehealth

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Willis-Knighton Physician Network

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  • Fellowship: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine (1999)
  • Residency: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine (1996)
  • Internship: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine (1994)
  • Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine (1993)
  • University: LSU - Shreveport (1986)
  • University: University of Oklahoma (1980)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease

Insurance Accepted

Disclaimer: Not all physicians accept all insurance plans. Physicians move in and out of plans throughout the year. When you call for an appointment, confirm that the physician accepts your insurance.

AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Advantra Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Medicare Dual Preferred
Aetna Medicare Freedom PPO
Amerihealth Caritas Louisiana
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO Preferred Care
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal Employees
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - HMO Louisiana
Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
Cigna HealthCare
Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
First Health
GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
Health Plus of Louisiana
Humana Choice PPO
IMA of Louisiana
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Louisiana Medicaid
Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
Mail Handler's Benefit Plan (Aetna)
Medicare Railroad
Medicare Traditional Part B
Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
Novasys Health
PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems / Multiplan)
PPO Plus
Tricare for Life
Tricare Prime
Tricare Select / Standard
UMR (United Healthcare)
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
Workers Compensation
Healthy Blue
People's Health

Conditions Treated

Mitral Valve Stenosis
Aortic Aneurysm
Long QT Syndrome
Atrial Fibrillation
Chest Pain
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Third Degree Heart Block
Congenital Heart Disease
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Ventricular Fibrillation
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Ventricular Septal Defect
Atrial Flutter
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
Sinus Bradycardia
Pericardial Disease
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Mitral Valve Disease
Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Carotid Artery Disease
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Aortic Stenosis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Congestive Heart Failure
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Secondary Hypertension
Sinus Tachycardia
Autonomic Disorders
Aortic Dissection
Congenital Heart Defects
Heart Palpitations
Aortic Valve Disease
Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
Heart Disease
Vascular Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Heart Murmur
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Septal Defect
Second Degree Heart Block
First Degree Heart Block
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Pulmonary Disease

Procedures Performed

Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Cardioversion, Elective
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Arrhythmia Screening
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Cholesterol Screening
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
Coronary Angiogram
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
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