Andrew J. Boulet, MD, FACC Providence Medical Group

Languages: English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Service to others; creating cardiovascular health and overall well-being through education, prevention and treatment using the latest knowledge.
Education
Institution
Type
Field of Study
Year
UT Southwestern Medical School - Dallas, TX (1984)
Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio - San Antonio, TX
Internship
Internal Medicine
1985
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Residency
Internal Medicine
1987
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Fellowship
Cardiovascular Diseases
1991
Personal Interests
Family, sports, skiing, gardening, biking and cooking.
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology
Clinical Interests
  • abnormal calcium score
  • abnormal coronary angiography
  • abnormal ecg
  • abnormal stress test
  • acute bacterial endocarditis
  • adenosine stress test
  • advanced lipid testing
  • anomalous coronary artery
  • aortic diseases
  • aortic stenosis
  • aortic valve disorder
  • arrhythmia
  • atherosclerosis
  • atherosclerosis of aorta
  • athletic heart syndrome
  • atrial fibrillation
  • atrial flutter
  • atrial tachycardia
  • atrioventricular block
  • autoimmune pericarditis
  • av nodal arrhythmia
  • bradycardia
  • cardiac angina
  • cardiac arrest
  • cardiac catheterization
  • cardiac conduction defects
  • cardiac insufficiency
  • cardiac mri
  • cardiac risk assessment
  • cardiac sarcoma
  • cardiac tumor
  • cardio-oncology
  • cardiomegaly
  • cardiomyopathy
  • cardiorenal syndrome
  • cardiospasm
  • carotid intimal thickness
  • chest pain
  • cholesterol disorders
  • cholesterol management
  • complete atrioventricular block
  • conduction defects
  • congestive heart failure
  • coronary angiography
  • coronary artery anomaly
  • coronary artery disease
  • coronary calcium score
  • coxsackie endocarditis
  • diabetic cardiomyopathy
  • dobutamine stress test
  • dyspnea on exertion
  • echocardiography
  • elevated creatine kinase
  • exercise intolerance
  • familial arrhythmia
  • family history heart disease
  • heart murmur
  • heart racing
  • holter monitor
  • hypertension
  • hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • in-office echocardiogram
  • in-office stress test
  • infiltrative disorders of the heart
  • intra-aortic balloon pump
  • ischemic cardiomyopathy
  • left bundle branch block
  • left-sided heart failure
  • malignant hypertension
  • microvascular dysfunction
  • mitral regurgitation
  • mitral valve insufficiency
  • mitral valve prolapse
  • mitral valve regurgitation
  • myocardial infarction
  • myocarditis
  • myxoma
  • nuclear cardiology test reading
  • orthopnea
  • orthostatic hypotension
  • pacemaker placement
  • palpitations
  • paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia
  • paroxysmal tachycardia
  • paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia
  • pericardial effusion
  • pericarditis
  • postural tachycardia syndrome
  • pre-excitation syndrome
  • premature atrial contraction
  • premature beats
  • premature ventricular contractions
  • preoperative evaluation
  • preventative cardiology
  • prinzmetals angina
  • pulmonary artery stenosis
  • pulmonary edema
  • pulmonary valve disorders
  • pulmonary valve insufficiency
  • pulmonary valve stenosis
  • refractory angina
  • rheumatic mitral regurgitation
  • rheumatic mitral stenosis
  • rheumatic mitral stenosis with insufficiency
  • rhythm disorder
  • right bundle branch block
  • right heart failure
  • right ventricular hypertrophy
  • secondary hypertension
  • stress echo cardiogram
  • sudden cardiac death
  • supraventricular tachycardia
  • syncope
  • tachycardia
  • tee
  • thrombosis
  • tilt table test
  • transesophageal echocardiography
  • transthoracic echocardiogram
  • tricuspid regurgitation
  • tricuspid valve disease
  • valve stenosis
  • valvular endocarditis
  • vasovagal syncope
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • wolff-parkinson-white syndrome
Publications

D. Douglas Miller, Andrew Boulet, Oscar Garcia, Betty Heyl, Julio Palmaz, Jose Perez, Koon Yan Pak, Donald Neblock, Harvey Berger, Peter Daddona. "Monoclonal S-12 Antibody Imaging of In Vivo Platelet Activation After Interventional Procedures in Atherosclerotic Rabbit Arteries; 1989." Circulation Vol. 80, No. 4:2053 (abst).

Michael Graceffo, Andrew J. Boulet, and Robert A. O’Rourke. "Disparity Between Time Domain and Frequency Domain Analysis of Signal Averaged ECGs in Post Infarction Patients." Circulation Vol. 84, No. 4:943 (abst), October 1991.

Andrew J. Boulet, Ann D. Walling, Tuhin K. Chaudhuri, Michael A. Graceffo, Robert A. O’Rourke. "Comparative Efficacy of Exercise Echo and Thallium Imaging for Identifying High-Risk Patients Early After Myocardial Infarction." JACC Vol. 19, No. 3, March 1, 1992; 238A (abst 924-64).

PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.9 out of 5 (156 Ratings, 62 Comments)


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12/30/2017
It took 4 months for an appointment. Until Dr. Boulet's scheduler told us we'd get an earlier one if the referring neurologist would charge this into an urgent referral. Otherwise my date of [...] surgery may have been delayed.
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12/29/2017
Dr. Boulet & his staff are very good. Assisted me and explained things well.
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12/29/2017
I have been with Dr. Boulet for almost 20 yrs. and never had a problem with him or his staff.
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12/29/2017
Always a positive experience.
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12/20/2017
A very good Doctor.
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12/08/2017
All excellent.
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12/06/2017
Dr. Boulet is my cardiologist and I thank him for saving my life.
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11/23/2017
Dr. Boulet is very easy to talk to and he explains things in an easy to understand form. He is a very smart man that doesn't put himself on an invisible pedestal and talks one on one. I like that....
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11/16/2017
I learned more in 10 min. with Dr. Boulet than I have ever learned from my own Dr. [...].
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11/16/2017
Dr. Boulet has been my cardiologist for approximately 12 years - treating me for chronic congestive heart failure. The proof of his exceptionalism is 1. I'm 82. 2. I remain very active - volunteering, traveling, assisting others - I feel good - and 3. I am looking forward to many more active years.
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11/10/2017
I was pleased with the examination [...].
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10/19/2017
First time I have ever felt really listened to and discussed the problems and the plan to work it out. Very impressed with how it was approached with setting up an ongoing process to treat a problem that seemed very serious to me.
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10/18/2017
it was all good.
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10/11/2017
The doctor was very kind & helpful.
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10/04/2017
Personable and intelligent and comprehensive
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10/02/2017
Professional. Knowledgable
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09/27/2017
Everything was wonderful.
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09/21/2017
Very thorough & addressed my questions.
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09/17/2017
Dr. Boulet & staff are excellent providers. He is the best cardiologist in the northwest.
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09/15/2017
Best Dr. - Boulet. Best nurse - [...].
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09/14/2017
Dr. Boulet an excellent cardiologist & I trust him with my life.
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08/30/2017
It is very hard to get an appointment with Dr. Boulet. If I had seen him sooner after an emergency room visit in May, I would have felt a lot better. I saw nurse practitioners a couple of times, they were very nice, yet they were way more alarmist about my condition then Dr Boulet. After this visit with him, I am reassured that I can live and travel with my condition.
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08/23/2017
My visits with Dr. Boulet and his nurse, [...], are always good!
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08/07/2017
Dr. Boulet was very helpful & very knowledgeable and [...] called us back right away and answered all our questions. She DIDN'T seem to be in a hurry to get off the phone. WAS VERY UNDERSTANDING.
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08/02/2017
Dr Boulet was very knowledgeable, prepared for my visit and explained everything well. He listened to what me and my husband had to say and made us feel like we were part of the decision-making with my care. He is highly recommended!
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07/28/2017
Excellent doctor!
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07/19/2017
Dr. Boulet understood my concerns, offered excellent care, and solved my health problems.
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06/05/2017
I value Dr. Boullet's reliance on research-based evidence for the conduct of his practice and for his medical recommendations.
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06/03/2017
This is the best Cardiologist and staff I have seen in the past 18 years. From receptionist, MA, MD and RN...all are friendly, professional and caring. I feel like they take just the right amount of time to address concerns with clarity.
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06/01/2017
Dr. Boulet is one of a kind. I wish I knew doctors were like this before my stroke...I would have went to the doctor and it could have been prevented. He treats me like a friend...not a patient. I look forward to seeing him every year.
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05/29/2017
happy with everyone
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05/24/2017
Dr. Boulet is the best...he is always very caring, loving and kind
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05/17/2017
Dr. boouetisanexcellent doctor
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05/09/2017
Dr. Boulet is great with listening and making sure I understand and he is funny.
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05/08/2017
The experience was great. The doctor was friendly. he listened to what I had to say and explained everything to me in a way that I could understand it.
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05/08/2017
Fromthe very first time I met with Dr. Boulet and his staff I have been completely satisfied. He is one of the few doctors that I've had that listens ,explains, and encourages. He is never too busy to answer my questions and put me at ease. Very knowledgeable and very kind.
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05/03/2017
I am extremely pleased with the care I have received. Dr. Boulet even called me one evening to explain to me how the cardio version worked and what to expect. I feel so completely safe with the care that I have received at Providence. Not once have I had a bad experience.
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05/03/2017
Dr Boulet is an excellent care giver. My only issue is trying to contact his office. it is like trying to get into a Fort Knox. you have to call the general number and sit on the phone forever to talk to someone to get a message to the nurse to call back.
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04/19/2017
Dr. Boulet saved my life in July 2005 when he responded to the emergency room where I was brought in with a myocardial infarction. During the past 12 years, he has continued to provided me with exemplary care. He listens intently when I have questions and insures my wife and I fully understand his explanations and instructions. I never feel rushed when I am with him.
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04/13/2017
Dr Boulet is not only an excellant doctor he is a fun interactive doc which works for a person like me. Upbeat smiling always and understanding.
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03/29/2017
The provider and his staff always have given me excellent care in treating my heart condition. He always follows up on any issues that arise and answers all of my questions. He readily gives me contact information for self research if I need to know more about an issue. Excellent Doctor with an outstanding staff of caring professionals.
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03/29/2017
ABSOLUTE STELLAR SERVICE
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03/22/2017
I greatly appreciate and depend on Dr Boulet and his nurse [...]. They are family in a way, they are there when I need them.
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03/05/2017
Fantastic doctor (Boulet)
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03/04/2017
good experience with this office visit
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02/28/2017
I think I owe my life to Doctor Boulet.
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02/28/2017
Dr. Boulet is fabulous but scheduling my appointment took 6 mths; and the scheduler tried to force me to see a physician I do not know at all.
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02/27/2017
It was my first visit with him, as I moved to eastern WA recently. He comes highly recommended by several of my friends, and I appreciated the time he spent with me. [...]
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02/22/2017
Dr. Boulet is my cardiologist and has taken excellent care of me; his treatment has made a day/night difference in my life. Kudos to him! And his partners, too!
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02/15/2017
Everything was great and well considered.
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01/25/2017
I needed followup care after an ER visit. My subsequent test results were sent to my primary care doctor and I received the results from his office. I am well and I thank all for my care!
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01/25/2017
I was very early for my appointment and I was fine with sitting in the waiting room when Dr. Boulet's nurse, [...] came out to make sure I knew when my appointment was scheduled and that they would try to get me in as soon as possible. I thought that was very thoughtful of her.
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01/25/2017
was my first appointment with this doctor and I was very satisfied with his manner, information and him in general He had all my past history and has sset up a heart echo and lab procedures for me next month. I was very impressed with his manner and his knowledge of my problems.
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01/23/2017
he is great
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01/19/2017
Sometimes it is very hard to get through on the phone when you need a referral .
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01/13/2017
very happy with Dr. Boulet.
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01/12/2017
Dr.Boulet is the very best. also. nurse [...] up in the cardio version area is the perfect example of what a nurse should be and do.
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12/29/2016
This was my first visit with Dr. Broulet. H twas very thorough and concerned about my heart issues. He scheduled an Echo Cardiogram and a Stress Test before my appointment was finished.
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12/28/2016
Scheduling routine appts very difficult & time consuming. Have lived in several parts of the country & not experienced this problem elsewhere.
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12/19/2016
All good experiences.
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12/07/2016
excellent doctor in every way
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11/30/2016
[...] Dr. Boulet has been my doctor for many years.
 
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