Hector Ventura, MD, FACC, FACP

  • Sr Physician-Vice Chair, Southshore Region
  • 1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA, 70121
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  • Dr. Hector Ventura earned his medical degree from the National University School of Medicine in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After completing a residency at the Central Military Hospital in Buenos Aires, he completed an internship and residency at Ochsner where he also completed fellowships in arterial hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. He also completed a fellowship in heart failure and transplantation at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Ventura has served in his current position at Ochsner since the year 2000. He is board-certified in cardiology and has a wide range of special expertise including the history of medicine. He has written numerous articles for scientific medical publications and serves on several editorial boards of medical journals and is the Associate Editor for Congestive Heart Failure.

Selected publications


Recent publications and grants in ScholarlyWork@Ochsner