Cardiovascular Institute Opens in Jennings

JENNINGS- On October 15, Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) will begin providing comprehensive cardiovascular care at a new clinic location at 422 Kade Drive, Suite 1 in Jennings. 

Interventional cardiologists Dr. Avinash Murthy and Dr. Fernando Ruiz, and nurse practitioner Karen Golla, will be providing cardiovascular care to patients at this location.  This clinic will be open Monday-Friday and will offer a full range of cardiovascular services including holter monitoring, event monitoring, ultrasound, nuclear and treadmill testing services to diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease.  Smoking cessation services are also available.


Avinash Murthy, MD       Fernando Ruiz, MD       Karen Golla, NP

“CIS is proud to bring comprehensive cardiovascular care to the community of Jennings,” said Dr. Murthy.  “Our mission at CIS is to provide the highest quality cardiovascular care available, and we offer advanced diagnostics and treatment to improve cardiovascular outcomes for our patients.”

CIS first partnered with Jennings American Legion Hospital in November of 2017 to enhance the level of cardiovascular care in Jennings by providing diagnostic and interventional procedures to treat cardiac and vascular disease conditions.

To schedule an appointment at CIS in Jennings, please call 337-388-6200.


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