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, Telecardiology

Pradeep Nair, MD

Pradeep Nair, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Houma

Kanwar Singh, MD

Kanwar Singh, MD

Electrophysiologist

Houma, Telecardiology

Ross Melvin, DO

Ross Melvin, DO

PVD Fellow

Houma, New Iberia

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, Raceland

Kenneth Wong, MD

Kenneth Wong, MD

Cardiologist

Raceland, Thibodaux

Christopher Paris, MD

Christopher Paris, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Luling, Telecardiology, Westbank

Owen Mogabgab, MD

Owen Mogabgab, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Luling, Westbank

Michael Gaglia Jr., MD

Michael Gaglia Jr., MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Westbank, Luling

Thomas Gaines, MD

Thomas Gaines, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Westbank

Ahmad Jabbar, MD

Ahmad Jabbar, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Westbank

Darrell Solet, MD

Darrell Solet, MD

Cardiologist

Morgan City, Telecardiology

Bose Cheeran, MD

Bose Cheeran, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

New Iberia, Lafayette - Lourdes Campus, Telecardiology

Wade May, MD

Wade May, MD

Cardiologist

Crowley, Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest, Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center

Arti Singh, MD

Arti Singh, MD

Cardiologist

Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest- Crowley

Louis Salvaggio, MD

Louis Salvaggio, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest, Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center, Telecardiology

Krishna Nagendran, MD

Krishna Nagendran, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest, Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center, Telecardiology

Avinash Murthy, MD

Avinash Murthy, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest, Jennings, Lafayette - Lourdes Campus, Telecardiology

Agostino Ingraldi, MD

Agostino Ingraldi, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Breaux Bridge, Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center, Telecardiology

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, Telecardiology

Marc Saad, MD

Marc Saad, MD

Electrophysiologist

Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest, Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center, Telecardiology

Fernando Ruiz, MD

Fernando Ruiz, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center, Jennings

Amit Amin, MD

Amit Amin, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest, Telecardiology

David Tadin, MD

David Tadin, MD

Cardiologist

Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center

Magdy Hanna, MD

Magdy Hanna, MD

Invasive Cardiologist

Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center

John Edavettal, MD

John Edavettal, MD

Interventional 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, Telecardiology

Siby Ayalloore, MD

Siby Ayalloore, MD

Cardiologist

Opelousas, Telecardiology

David Homan, MD

David Homan, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Opelousas, Telecardiology

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, Prairieville

Amit Patel, MD

Amit Patel, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Baton Rouge

Garland Green, MD

Garland Green, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Baton Rouge

Kris Lindsay, MD

Kris Lindsay, MD

Cardiologist

New Iberia, Telecardiology

Robert Drennan, MD

Robert Drennan, MD

Electrophysiologist

Baton Rouge, Zachary

Charisse Ward, MD

Charisse Ward, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Baton Rouge

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

Zaid Altheeb, MD

Zaid Altheeb, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Meridian

 

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, MBA

Casey Bergeron, MBA

Chief Information Officer

Jacob Corbell, MBA

Jacob Corbell, MBA

Executive Vice President of Business Development

Pamela Pratt, MHA, FACMPE

Pamela Pratt, MHA, FACMPE

Executive Vice President of Practice Management

Jude Hebert, RN, BSN

Jude Hebert, RN, BSN

Executive Vice President of Nursing Services

Ryan Hebert, MHA, RT (R), CCIR

Ryan Hebert, MHA, RT (R), CCIR

Executive Vice President of Cardiovascular Services - Louisiana

Faith LeBrun, RN, MBA, CAPA

Faith LeBrun, RN, MBA, CAPA

Executive Vice President of Hospital Operations

Kerry Domangue, MBA, CPA, CMPE, CGMA

Kerry Domangue, MBA, CPA, CMPE, CGMA

Director of Accounting

Lucy Watkins

Lucy Watkins

Director of Marketing

Emma Ledet, MBA, PHR

Emma Ledet, MBA, PHR

Director of Talent Management

Tyra LeBoeuf, NCT, CNMT, RT (R)(N)

Tyra LeBoeuf, NCT, CNMT, RT (R)(N)

Director of Diagnostic Services

Monique Domangue, CPA, MBA

Monique Domangue, CPA, MBA

Director of Financial Analytics

Crystal Williams, FACMPE

Crystal Williams, FACMPE

Regional Practice Administrator

John Kazusky, MBA

John Kazusky, MBA

Regional Practice Administrator