"Compassion and the ability to listen are important aspects of our practice. I spend the time necessary to understand my patients. I really want to understand their medical history so I can help determine the best treatment for them. I enjoy seeing my patients live healthier, more productive lives."
Educated for premium-quality care
"I am grateful to have received such a thorough, intense educational background. part of my attraction to being a doctor is the atmosphere of constant learning. It allows me to bring newfound knowledge to my patients."
Board-Certified: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1998; Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, 2000
Fellowship: Adult Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital/Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX
MD: Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Internship and Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL
BS: Pharmacy, Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy, New Orleans, LA
Active in professional organizations
"By interacting with other professionals, I can really make the most of the latest advances. I talk with other physicians, and we share information about what's really working. I'm constantly improving the care I bring to my patients."
Professional Memberships: American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, American Heart Association, Texas Heart Institute Cardiac Society
Going the extra mile for his patients
"The honors and awards I have received demonstrate my personal commitment to going the extra mile for my patients. For me, it's very rewarding."