Deepak Thekkoot, MD

Deepak Thekkoott, MD

Interventional Cardiologist 

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Zachary

Zachary

6550 Main Street
Suite 1000
Zachary, LA 70791
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Dr. Deepak Thekkoott joined CIS in 2008 as an interventional cardiologist, and he serves as the Medical Director of Interventional Cardiology and the Chest Pain Center at Lane Regional Medical Center in Zachary.  He completed his bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery in Kerala, India where he also received his doctorate in medicine. He completed extensive training in cardiology at the Imperial College of Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital in London, and he practiced as a staff cardiologist in the United Kingdom at the University Of Wales College Of Medicine at Cardiff, Wales.

Dr. Thekkoott continued further cardiovascular training in Brooklyn, New York at Maimonides Medical Center, where he completed his internal medicine residency, cardiology fellowship, and interventional cardiology fellowship.

Dr. Thekkoott is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, cardiovascular computed tomography and endovascular medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions and the American College of Physicians. He was also awarded a fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh during an exclusive ceremony held in Toronto, Canada.

Dr. Thekkoott has received numerous awards, including the John Goodwin Award for the best outgoing cardiologist from London University. He has also held the honor of chief resident elect and chief fellow. Additionally, much of Dr. Thekkoott’s work has been published and presented to various national societies including the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions. He has also served on multiple, national panels to discuss interventional methods and procedures.

Additionally, Dr. Thekkoott has been the Chairman of the New Cardiovascular Horizons conference in Baton Rouge since 2010.

Training

  • Education

    MBBS- Kerala, India

    MD- Mangalore, India

    FRCP- United Kingdom

    Diploma in Cardiology- London University

    American Board of Internal Medicine

  • residency

    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

  • fellowship

    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

  • training

    Imperial College of Medicine (Hammersmith Hospital), London, United Kingdom

    University Of Wales College Of Medicine, Cardiff, United Kingdom

    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

  • board certification

    Internal Medicine

    Cardiovascular Disease

    Interventional Cardiology

    Nuclear Cardiology

    Echocardiography

    Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

    Endovascular Medicine

  • membership/fellowship

    American College of Cardiology (FACC)

    The Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI)

    The American College of Physicians (FACP)

    Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP)- United Kingdom