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About CISCardiovascular Institute of the South is one of the nation's most respected groups of cardiologists, representing nearly every specialty in heart and vascular medicine.

While most leading medical centers are located in a single facility within a large city, CIS and its staff of nearly 500 dedicated team members and 35 physicians bring comprehensive cardiovascular care close to home by serving patients in 14 locations throughout south Louisiana.


The continued growth of CIS facilities is evidence of the institute's dynamic commitment to bring quality medical services to the people of south Louisiana.


In 2003 and 2004, ribbons were cut to celebrate the opening of new, state-of-the-art Heart and Vascular Centers in Lafayette and Houma. In March of 2004, CIS and Opelousas General Health System announced a partnership to include an expansion plan at the hospital with enhanced cardiovascular services.
CIS partnered with Lane Regional Medical Center in 2006 to bring innovative cardiovascular services and a new cath lab to East Baton Rouge Parish.  An expansion of CIS Thibodaux was completed in 2007, and construction of a newer, larger facility in New Iberia was completed in 2008. In 2009, CIS Raceland completed a major renovation, CIS Zachary moved into a more innovative building.
In 2011, CIS opened a location in Baton Rouge, and formed a partnership with Lafayette General Medical Center to enhance the cardiovascular services at the hospital and provide care in Crowley.  In June of 2012, CIS opened a practice in Breaux Bridge to bring world-class care and diagnostics to St. Martin Parish. Recently, CIS affiliated with Birmingham Heart Clinic in Birmingham, AL, to provide consulting services to the center. Our newest venture has taken us to St. Charles Parish, where we are partnering with St. Charles Hospital to provide cardiovascular services at a location in Luling.
In August of 2013, CIS celebrated 30 years of providing world-class care to south Louisiana, and our long-standing mission will continue to guide our expansion to more communities.



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