Dr. Prashanthi Atluri MD
Cardiologist | Cardiovascular Disease2020 Gravier St New Orleans LA, 70112
Dr. Prashanthi Atluri is a cardiologist practicing in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Atluri specializes in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels and the cardiovascular system. These conditions include heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Atluri also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Cardiovascular Disease
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