William Ladd, MD

William Ladd, MD


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225 Dunn Street
Houma, LA 70360
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Dr. William Ladd is originally from Midland, Texas, but he lived in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas before coming to Louisiana in 1971. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with honors from Tulane University in 1975, and graduated from Tulane Medical School in 1979. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine and fellowship in cardiology at Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans.

Dr. Ladd came to Houma, Louisiana to join Dr. Craig Walker as his first partner in 1984. He has been a vital part of the development of Cardiovascular Institute of the South from a small community practice, to a world-leader in research and education, with multiple locations across various states.

Dr. Ladd practices cardiology at the Houma location.  He is the secretary/treasurer of CIS and serves on the executive board as well.  He also has a special interest and expertise in nuclear cardiology.  Previously, Dr. Ladd served as the chairman of the department of cardiology at Terrebonne General Medical Center for several years.

He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and nuclear cardiology. He is also a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.


  • Education

    Tulane University

    Tulane Medical School

  • Residency

    Ochsner Foundation Hospital

  • fellowship

    Ochsner Foundation Hospital

  • Board certification

    Internal Medicine

    Cardiovascular Disease

    Nuclear Cardiology

  • membership

    American College of Cardiology

    American College of Physicians

    American Society of Nuclear Cardiology