Commitment to Quality through Unparalleled Expertise

Cardiovascular Institute of the South is led by an 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

Pradeep Nair, MD

Pradeep Nair, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Houma

Kanwar Singh, MD

Kanwar Singh, MD

Electrophysiologist

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

Chad Dugas, MD

Chad Dugas, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Thibodaux

Kenneth Wong, MD

Kenneth Wong, MD

Cardiologist

Raceland, 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, Opelousas

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

Baton Rouge, 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

Nayan Agarwal, MD

Nayan Agarwal, 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

Amit Amin, MD

Amit Amin, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest

 

Leadership

David Konur, FACHE

David Konur, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer

Joey Fontenot, CMPE, BS, RT, (R,N)

Joey Fontenot, CMPE, BS, RT, (R,N)

Chief Operating Officer

Nick Zaunbrecher, CPA, MHA

Nick Zaunbrecher, CPA, MHA

Chief Financial Officer

Shannon Leonard, RN, MBA

Shannon Leonard, RN, MBA

Chief Compliance Officer

Casey Bergeron

Casey Bergeron

Chief Information Officer

Ben Boudreaux, MBA

Ben Boudreaux, MBA

Executive Vice President of Business Development

Jacob Corbell, MBA

Jacob Corbell, MBA

Executive Vice President of Business Development

Pamela Pratt, FACMPE

Pamela Pratt, FACMPE

Executive Vice President of Practice Management

Jude Hebert, RN, BSN

Jude Hebert, RN, BSN

Executive Vice President of Nursing Services

Crystal Williams, FACMPE

Crystal Williams, FACMPE

Regional Practice Administrator

John Kazusky, MBA

John Kazusky, MBA

Regional Practice Administrator

Anne Boudreaux

Anne Boudreaux

Director of Marketing

Catina Burton, MBA

Catina Burton, MBA

Business Services Director