Parris Cardiovascular Center: Cordel Y. Parris, M.D.

Cordel Y. Parris, M.D.

"In my practice, I have created the ambience of home.  It is very important that my patients feel at ease for at their visits.  I  take time to get to know my patients and listen to them so I can understand their history and create the best plan of care. I enjoy caring for my patients and always report back to their primary care physicians my finding...."

Being a solo-practitioner, and the only female cardiologist in this area, my  practice is built on providing the most innovate, precise, and personal care to my patients. Women's health is an important focus and I founded the Women's' Health Foundation to target the many health issues of women. This Forum has an annual educational event that is free and open to the public.


FELLOWSHIP:Adult Cardiovascular Fellowship Training - Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at  Marshall University

RESIDENCY: Internal Medicine Albany Medical Center Hospital

MEDICAL SCHOOL:  Hahnemann- University School of Medicine

Bachelors of Sciences:   Health Science Center at Brooklyn -College of Health Related Professions State University of New York

Other:  Brooklyn College - City University of New York (CUNY) Pre-requisites for specialized degree in ultrasound


American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, American Society of Internal Medicine, American College of Cardiology Louisiana State Medical Association Louisiana State Medical Society East Baton Rouge Parish Medical Society


  • Press Ganey Award for patient satisfaction and relations.
  • Outstanding Student Leadership. Office of Student Affairs Achievement Award. SNMA Newsletter Student Leadership. SNMA - Editor and Chief.
  • Achievement Award. Latino Students Medical Association
  • Steven Biko Award

Parris Cardiovascular Center
3401 North Boulevard, Suite 410
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Phone: (225) 381-2600
Fax: (225) 381-2610