Karen Golla, NP

Nurse Practitioner 

Contact Information

Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center

Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center

441 Heymann Boulevard 
Lafayette, LA 70503
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422 Kade Drive, Ste. 1
Jennings, LA 70546
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Karen Golla is a nurse practitioner at Cardiovascular Institute of the South in Jennings.

Golla received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Nursing from McNeese State University in Lake Charles.  She has a background in cardiovascular care, serving as a staff nurse and nurse practitioner at cardiology practices in Lake Charles for more than 20 years.

Golla is a fellow of the Society for Vascular Medicine and a member of the Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society.  She is a cardiovascular team member with the American College of Cardiology. She also received the Outstanding Leadership and Research Award presented by McNeese State University College of Nursing.

She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is also licensed as a registered nurse by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing.



    McNeese State University in Lake Charles

  • Memberships

    Society of Vascular Medicine

    Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association

    Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society