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Leon F. Kraft, MD, Personalized Cardiology Care

Leon F. Kraft, MD
Personalized Cardiology Care

"Medicine isn't my life - people are. My lifelong commitment has been to help people live healthier lives using the most advanced techniques available. I don't just offer the latest treatment methods, I also offer the personal care and compassion my patients deserve. It's why I chose this profession."

A powerful education
"My lifelong dedication to the medical profession, my academic study at Yale University and my years of practice have provided me with the necessary tools to practice, have provided me with the necessary tools to deliver top-quality cardiology care to my patients."

Fellowship: Cardiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL

MD: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Internship and Residency: Internal Medicine, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC

BS: Biology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

Sharing his knowledge with others
"I'll never stop learning. As long as there are new advances in cardiology care, there are new benefits and technologies I can learn about and bring to my patients. For me, helping people live healthier lives is a lifelong commitment."

Postgraduate Training: Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty Training, Standford University, Palo Alto, CA; Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty Training, Mid-America Heart Institute, Kansas City, MO

Professional Memberships: National Medical Association, Louisiana State Medical Society, East Baton Rouge Parish Medical Association, East Baton Rouge Parish Medical Society.

Actively involved in the community
"I am very fortunate to have such a wonderful family and such a rewarding profession. That's why I like to volunteer my time to community endeavors. It's really important to me to be able to give something back."

Community Involvement: Board of Directors, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady; Former Chairman and Member of the Board of Directors, Chamber of Commerce of Baton Rouge; Board of Directors, Our Lady of the Lake College of Nursing and Allied Health; Medical Director of 2001 Senior Olympic Games; Medical Director of the Lake Physician Health Organization.

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