About Our Department
For generations, patients with serious heart problems have turned to LSU’s cardiologists and cardiac surgeons for help. Nationally recognized in general cardiology, interventional cardiology, heart imaging and diagnostics, cardiomyopathy and heart failure, heart failure and pulmonary hypertension, our physicians provide comprehensive care of the highest caliber—ensuring our patients receive the most advanced treatments available.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for all Americans killing one in four Louisianans every year. As leaders in the foreground of Louisiana cardiology, LSU’s cardiology associates commit themselves to offering patients the best care available from routine care to specialized evaluation and management.
Cardiology patients experience personalized cardiac care in a state of the art environment, while also reaping the benefits of the education and research assets unique to LSU’s Department of Cardiology. Additionally, our research scientists and clinicians are constantly working to develop and refine new devices and procedures, translating our laboratory discoveries into ground-breaking new treatments improving heart care of the future.
Our LSU cardiology associates take pride in their active teaching role at the LSU School of Medicine and often teach other physicians throughout the United States at advanced levels. Our physicians have won many accolades and awards including listings in America’s Top Doctors, Best Doctors of America, and Best Doctors in New Orleans.