Our Team

Commitment to Quality through Unparalleled Expertise

Cardiovascular Institute of the South is led by experienced and dedicated team who ensures that our patients receive compassionate, advanced care. Our leadership understands that providing this kind of world-class patient care is not a skill; it is an attitude – one that we have methodically instilled across our entire organization, from the physicians to the management, and clinical staff. 

Physicians

Craig Walker, MD Craig Walker, MD Interventional Cardiologist, Founder and President Houma, Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest William Ladd, MD William Ladd, MD Cardiologist Houma Samuel  Stagg, MD Samuel Stagg, MD Interventional Cardiologist Houma Richard Abben, MD Richard Abben, MD Electrophysiologist, Interventional Cardiologist Houma Peter Fail, MD Peter Fail, MD Interventional Cardiologist Houma Eric Engeron, MD Eric Engeron, MD Interventional Cardiologist Houma Anil Chagarlamudi, MD Anil Chagarlamudi, MD Interventional Cardiologist Houma Vinod Nair, MD Vinod Nair, MD Interventional Cardiologist Houma Amjad AlMahameed, MD Amjad AlMahameed, MD Interventional Cardiologist Houma Bart Denys, MD Bart Denys, MD Interventional Cardiologist Thibodaux Sandeep Patel, MD Sandeep Patel, MD Interventional Cardiologist Thibodaux Mohammed Rais, MD Mohammed Rais, MD Interventional Cardiologist Thibodaux Robert Greer, MD Robert Greer, MD Cardiologist Thibodaux Al Timothy, MD Al Timothy, MD Interventional Cardiologist Thibodaux Kenneth Wong, MD Kenneth Wong, MD Cardiologist Raceland, Thibodaux Chad Dugas, MD Chad Dugas, MD Interventional Cardiologist Thibodaux Christopher Paris, MD Christopher Paris, MD Interventional Cardiologist Luling Darrell Solet, MD Darrell Solet, MD Cardiologist Morgan City Salvatore Buttaci, MD Salvatore Buttaci, MD Interventional Cardiologist New Iberia Bose Cheeran, MD Bose Cheeran, MD Interventional Cardiologist New Iberia Michael McElderry, MD Michael McElderry, MD Interventional Cardiologist Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest Wade May, MD Wade May, MD Cardiologist Crowley, Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest, Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center Louis Salvaggio, MD Louis Salvaggio, MD Interventional Cardiologist Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest Krishna Nagendran, MD Krishna Nagendran, MD Interventional Cardiologist Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest Siby Ayalloore, MD Siby Ayalloore, MD Cardiologist Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest, Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center Agostino Ingraldi, MD Agostino Ingraldi, MD Interventional Cardiologist Breaux Bridge, Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center Ankur Lodha, MD Ankur Lodha, MD Interventional Cardiologist Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center Ryan Chauffe, DO Ryan Chauffe, DO Interventional Cardiologist Breaux Bridge, Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center Marc Saad, MD Marc Saad, MD Electrophysiologist Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest, Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center Fernando Ruiz, MD Fernando Ruiz, MD Interventional Cardiologist Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center James Hardwick, III, MD James Hardwick, III, MD Cardiologist Lafayette - University Hospital & Clinics Kalyan Veerina, MD Kalyan Veerina, MD Interventional Cardiologist Opelousas Robert Menuet, II, MD Robert Menuet, II, MD Interventional Cardiologist Opelousas Kris Lindsay, MD Kris Lindsay, MD Cardiologist Opelousas David Homan, MD David Homan, MD Interventional Cardiologist Opelousas Deepak Thekkoott, MD Deepak Thekkoott, MD Interventional Cardiologist Zachary Charles Thompson, MD Charles Thompson, MD Interventional Cardiologist Zachary Babu Jasti, MD Babu Jasti, MD Interventional Cardiologist Zachary Satish Gadi, MD Satish Gadi, MD Interventional Cardiologist Baton Rouge Amit Patel, MD Amit Patel, MD Interventional Cardiologist Baton Rouge Garland Green, MD Garland Green, MD Interventional Cardiologist Baton Rouge Leon Kraft, MD Leon Kraft, MD Cardiologist Baton Rouge, Zachary Robert Drennan, MD Robert Drennan, MD Electrophysiologist Baton Rouge, Zachary Wes Bennett, MD Wes Bennett, MD Interventional Cardiologist Meridian Tim Boyd, MD Tim Boyd, MD Interventional Cardiologist Meridian L. Shea Hailey, DO L. Shea Hailey, DO Interventional Cardiologist Meridian Scott Joransen, MD Scott Joransen, MD Interventional Cardiologist Meridian Thomas Plavac, MD Thomas Plavac, MD Interventional Cardiologist Meridian E. Michael Purvis, MD E. Michael Purvis, MD Interventional Cardiologist Meridian Jennifer Rodriguez, MD Jennifer Rodriguez, MD Interventional Cardiologist Meridian Attila Roka, MD Attila Roka, MD Electrophysiologist Meridian Dale Touchstone, MD Dale Touchstone, MD Interventional Cardiologist Meridian

Leadership