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, Gray

William Ladd, MD

William Ladd, MD

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, Telecardiology

Kanwar Singh, MD

Kanwar Singh, MD

Electrophysiologist

Houma

Shane Prejean, MD

Shane Prejean, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Houma

Avaneesh Jakkoju, MD

Avaneesh Jakkoju, MD

Cardiologist

Houma

Matthew Finn, MD

Matthew Finn, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Houma

Aaron Gopal, MD

Aaron Gopal, MD

Interventional Cardiologist / PVD Fellow

Gray

Douglas Rheam, DO

Douglas Rheam, DO

Interventional Cardiologist / PVD Fellow

Gray

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

Al Timothy, MD

Al Timothy, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Thibodaux

Ross Melvin, DO

Ross Melvin, DO

Interventional Cardiologist

Thibodaux

Chad Dugas, MD

Chad Dugas, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Thibodaux, Raceland

Akshit Sharma, MD

Akshit Sharma, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Thibodaux

Kenneth Wong, MD

Kenneth Wong, MD

Cardiologist

Raceland, Thibodaux

Christopher Paris, MD

Christopher Paris, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Luling, Telecardiology

Owen Mogabgab, MD

Owen Mogabgab, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Westbank, Telecardiology

Michael Gaglia Jr., MD

Michael Gaglia Jr., MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Westbank

Ahmad Jabbar, MD

Ahmad Jabbar, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Westbank

Darrell Solet, MD

Darrell Solet, MD

Cardiologist

Morgan City, Telecardiology

Kris Lindsay, MD

Kris Lindsay, MD

Cardiologist

New Iberia, Telecardiology

Ujjwal Rastogi, MD

Ujjwal Rastogi, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

New Iberia

Wade May, MD

Wade May, MD

Cardiologist

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

Krishna Nagendran, MD

Krishna Nagendran, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

New Iberia

Louis Salvaggio, MD

Louis Salvaggio, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

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

David Tadin, MD

David Tadin, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest

Agostino Ingraldi, MD

Agostino Ingraldi, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Breaux Bridge, Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center, Telecardiology

Bose Cheeran, MD

Bose Cheeran, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Breaux Bridge, Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center

Ankur Lodha, MD

Ankur Lodha, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center

Marc Saad, MD

Marc Saad, MD

Electrophysiologist

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

Alvaro Manrique, MD

Alvaro Manrique, MD

Electrophysiologist

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

John Lawrence, MD

John Lawrence, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest

Fernando Ruiz, MD

Fernando Ruiz, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center

Amit Amin, MD

Amit Amin, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest, Jennings, Telecardiology

Lucien Abboud, MD

Lucien Abboud, MD

Cardiologist

Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center

Amit Kumar, MD

Amit Kumar, MD

Cardiologist

Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center

Riaz R. Rahman, MD

Riaz R. Rahman, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Jennings, Crowley

John Edavettal, MD

John Edavettal, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Lafayette - University Hospital & Clinics

Caroline Zahm, MD

Caroline Zahm, 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, 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

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

Robert Drennan, MD

Robert Drennan, MD

Electrophysiologist

Baton Rouge, Zachary

Niksad Abraham, MD

Niksad Abraham, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Baton Rouge, Prairieville

Wes Bennett, MD

Wes Bennett, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Meridian, Telecardiology

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

Zaid Altheeb, MD

Zaid Altheeb, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Meridian

 

Leadership

David Konur, FACHE

David Konur, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer

Ryan Hebert, MHA, RT (R), CCIR

Ryan Hebert, MHA, RT (R), CCIR

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

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

Monique Domangue, CPA, MBA

Monique Domangue, CPA, MBA

Executive Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management & Finance

Faith LeBrun, RN, MBA, CAPA

Faith LeBrun, RN, MBA, CAPA

Executive Vice President of Hospital Operations

Mitzi Dorman, MBA

Mitzi Dorman, MBA

Executive Vice President of Operations

John Kazusky, MBA

John Kazusky, MBA

Executive Vice President of Practice Management, Capital Region

Crystal Williams, MHA, FACMPE

Crystal Williams, MHA, FACMPE

Executive Vice President of Practice Management, Bayou Region, Meridian

Kerry Domangue, MBA, CPA, CMPE, CGMA

Kerry Domangue, MBA, CPA, CMPE, CGMA

Director of Accounting

Emma Ledet, MBA, PHR

Emma Ledet, MBA, PHR

Executive Vice President of Employee Relations and Corporate Communication

Kellie Walters

Kellie Walters

Director of Marketing

Marcus Montet, NP

Marcus Montet, NP

Director of Virtual Health

Nick Benoit, MBA, CPHIMS

Nick Benoit, MBA, CPHIMS

Director of Clinical Information Systems

Trey Larose, JD, MBA

Trey Larose, JD, MBA

In-House Legal Counsel