Orlando Deffer, MD


General Specialty

Autonomic Dysfunction
Cardiovascular Disease
Implant Experience on Devices
Large Clinical Practice
Non Invasive Advance Cardiology Fellowship

Specialty Focus

Cath and TEE
Extensive Experience in Devices Implantation and Clinical Cardiology Management
Invasive Cardiology with Post Fellow in Non Invasive Imaging
Nuclear Imaging

Dr Deffer is an expert witness in the field of cardiovascular medicine. He has been a practicing cardiologist for 16 years. He is an invasive Cardiologist with a non invasive imaging fellowship. After Hurricane Katrina struck the area in August 2005, he was displaced from Louisiana. He returned to Louisiana at the beginning 2006 to complete his Cardiology Training. Due to constraints of patients in the area, he worked and focused in the area of EP as he worked hand in hand with one of the most renowned Electrophysiologist in the area traveling to Lafayette, Monroe, the North Shore and Ocean Springs MS. He continued implanting Pacemaker, Defibrillators and BIV devices. He has developed extensive expertise in the field of EP devices implantation.

He earned his M.D. in 1994 from Universidad Nacional “”pedro Henriquz Urena and then completed his residency from Morehouse School of Medicine. He also completed his fellowship from Tulane University Hospital and Clinic. He has a physician’s license from the state of Louisiana and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Currently, Dr. Deffer is affiliated with East Jefferson General Hospital/ LCMC 2008 – Present


  • MD, Tulane


  • 5 years performing IMEs
  • 25 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 10 times


  • October 2009-Board Certified in Nuclear Cardiology
  • August 2008- Board Certified in Cardiovascular Diseases
  • July 2004- July2005- Advance Fellowship in Non-Invasive Cardiology Imaging
  • August 2002- Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine.
  • August 1986 – April 1994, Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Ureña; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
    Medical Doctor
  • September 1982 – June 1986, Abraham Lincoln School; La Romana, Dominican Republic.
    Bachelor in Science
  • USMLE Step 1, 2, and 3: Certified indefinitely by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates.


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