Louis Salvaggio, MD

Louis Salvaggio, MD

Interventional Cardiologist 

Contact Information

Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest

Lafayette - Lafayette General Southwest

2730 Ambassador Caffery Parkway
Lafayette, LA 70506
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Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center

Lafayette - Lafayette General Medical Center

441 Heymann Boulevard 
Lafayette, LA 70503
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Profile

Dr. Louis Salvaggio, a native of Chalmette, Louisiana, joined Cardiovascular Institute of the South in 2012 as an interventional and structural cardiologist in Lafayette.  He serves as the Medical Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab and the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Program at Lafayette General Southwest. 

Dr. Salvaggio earned his doctorate at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed his internal medicine residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Baton Rouge, where he served as Chief Medical Resident.  He continued his studies at Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, where he completed his cardiology fellowship and served as Chief Cardiology Fellow. He also completed an interventional cardiology fellowship at Scripps Clinic in San Diego, California.

Dr. Salvaggio is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology and interventional cardiology. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the Louisiana State Medical Society, the American College of Cardiology and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. He was also named Ochsner Medical Center Fellow of the Year in 2010.

Training

  • EDUCATION

    Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans

  • RESIDENCY

    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Baton Rouge

  • FELLOWSHIP

    Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute

    Scripps Clinic, San Diego

  • BOARD CERTIFICATION

    Internal Medicine

    Cardiology

    Interventional Cardiology

  • MEMBERSHIP

    American Medical Association

    Louisiana State Medical Society

    American College of Cardiology

    American Society of Nuclear Cardiology