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Leon Cannizzaro III, MD

Dr. Cannizzaro is a cardiologist in the Baton Rouge area. He is affiliated with Baton Rouge General Medical Center - Bluebonnet and 2 more hospitals.
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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more heart disease patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more high cholesterol patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more heart valve condition patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more shortness of breath patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more Long QT syndrome patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more heart failure patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more coronary artery disease (CAD) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more cerebrovascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more congestive heart failure (CHF) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more stroke patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more sepsis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more irregular heartbeat patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more high blood pressure (hypertension) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more swelling patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw encephalopathy patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more fainting patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more lung condition patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more obesity patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more anxiety patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more diabetes patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more abnormal breathing patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more chronic kidney disease patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw more obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Cannizzaro saw hypothyroidism patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Locations

Dr. Cannizzaro sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Regional Eye Surgery Center
7777 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Regional Eye Surgery Center
7777 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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Credentials
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2009

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Cardiovascular Disease
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Interventional Cardiology

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Cannizzaro is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Baton Rouge General Medical Center - Bluebonnet
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Baton Rouge General Medical Center Mid - City
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Banner Health
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Choice Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • TRICARE
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield