Dr. Charles J Dicorte MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Charles Dicorte is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Covington, Louisiana and is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center-Baton Rouge. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and has been in practice for 25 years. He is one of 7 doctors at Ochsner Medical Center-Baton Rouge who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Caraway Methodist Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1989 - 1990

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Residency, General Surgery, 1990 - 1995

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1995 - 1998

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

LA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Revascularization in severe ventricular dysfunction (15% < OR = LVEF < OR = 30%): a comparison of bypass grafting and percutaneous intervention.
Toda, K., Mackenzie, K., Mehra, M.R., DiCorte, C.J., Davis, J.E., McFadden, P.M., Ochsner, J.L., White, C., Van Meter, C.H.

Assessment of thoracoscopic sympathectomy by infrared thermal imaging.
Toda, K., DiCorte, C. J., McFadden, P. M.

Esophageal Doppler monitor determinations of cardiac output and preload during cardiac operations.
DiCorte, C. J., Latham, P., Greilich, P. E., Cooley, M. V., Grayburn, P. A., Jessen, M. E.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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