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As medical director of the cardiac catheterization laboratory I would like to introduce you to myself and some of the services that we provide. I have three outstanding partners that work with me to perform heart catheterizations on children and young adults of all ages. We continue to strive to stay at the forefront of our field and bring in the latest technology. On the arrhythmia front we are employing a new three dimensional mapping system that we use to aid in ablation procedures to treat abnormal heart rhythms. Recently my colleagues have initiated a program to place heart valves in patients through a vein in their leg, thus avoiding open heart surgery in certain situations. Overall we strive to provide the best possible environment and care for our patients and their family as we know how stressful an illness can be.
On a personal note, I am a native of Louisiana. My medical school training was at Louisiana State University and I also performed my pediatrics training there. I then moved to Nashville where I completed my cardiology and arrhythmia training at Vanderbilt University. I will admit most of my patients tell me that I don’t sound like I am from Louisiana. My father is from Ohio and was in the military being transferred to Barksdale Air Force base in Louisiana. I believe he neutralized my accent quite a bit, but I still love Louisiana cuisine and LSU football!
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