Phillip Smith, MD

Interventional Cardiologist


Contact Information

Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge

8401 Picardy Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
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6550 Main Street
Suite 1000
Zachary, LA 70791
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Dr. Phillip Smith is an interventional cardiologist based in Baton Rouge, LA, with extensive experience in advanced structural cardiology and advanced cardiac imaging. He has established himself as a leading expert in the field, with a focus on providing the highest level of care to his patients.

Dr. Smith attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge where he received his Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and graduated with honors. His doctorate in medicine was obtained at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he also completed his fellowships in cardiology and advanced interventional cardiology in structural heart disease.

In addition to his expertise in interventional cardiology, Dr. Smith is also highly skilled in advanced cardiac imaging, including transesophageal echocardiography, cardiac CT, and nuclear imaging. This specialized knowledge enables him to provide his patients with accurate and detailed diagnoses, as well as innovative treatment options that may not be available elsewhere. He is committed to staying up-to-date with emerging technologies and cutting-edge clinical trials, which enables him to provide his patients with the most innovative and effective treatments available.

Dr. Smith is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, cardiac computed tomography (CT), and echocardiography. He is a part of the CIS Structural Heart Program in Baton Rouge, working closely with cardiovascular surgeons as part of the comprehensive heart team. Dr. Smith performs minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including heart catheterization, percutaneous coronary intervention, coronary stent implantation, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR), the MitraClip procedure, patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure, atrial septal defect (ASD) closure, paravalvular leak (PVL) closure, percutaneous therapies for left atrial appendage closure (Watchman, Amulet), and transcatheter therapies for comprehensive management of veno-occlusive disease including pulmonary embolism.

Dr. Smith is a member and Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and member of the American College of Physicians.


  • Education

    Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge

    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport

  • residency

    University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • fellowship

    University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • board certification

    Internal Medicine

    Cardiovascular Disease

    Interventional Cardiology


    Cardiac Computed Tomography (CT)

    Nuclear Cardiology 

  • Memberships

    American College of Cardiology

    American College of Physicians