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Louis Salvaggio, MD
Director of Cardiac
Catheterization Lab and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Program
Dr. Louis Salvaggio, a
native of Chalmette, Louisiana, joined Cardiovascular Institute of the South in
2012 as an interventional and structural cardiologist in Lafayette. He serves as the Medical Director of the
Cardiac Catheterization Lab and the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
(TAVR) Program at Lafayette General Southwest.
Salvaggio earned his doctorate at Louisiana State
University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed his internal
medicine residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in
Baton Rouge, where he served as Chief Medical Resident. He continued his studies at Ochsner Heart and
Vascular Institute, where he completed his cardiology fellowship and served as
Chief Cardiology Fellow. He also completed an interventional cardiology
fellowship at Scripps Clinic in San Diego, California.
Salvaggio is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology and
interventional cardiology. He is a member of the American Medical Association,
the Louisiana State Medical Society, the American College of Cardiology and the
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. He was also named Ochsner Medical
Center Fellow of the Year in 2010..