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Children’s Hospital of New Orleans

Louisiana Heart Center Provides Care to Cardiac Patients

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Staffed by board-certified MDs specializing in internal medicine and cardiology, the Louisiana Heart Center offers an online health information toolkit that covers 19 topics for those with diabetes, heart disease or those who wish to prevent either. The center also offers online cardiovascular disease education programs that cover more than 35 topics to assist those interested in participating in a wellness program. Founded in 1981, the Louisiana Heart Center has expanded its services in recent years to include in-office nuclear stress tests that give a precise look at conditions of the heart.

With six locations in the state — Slidell, Hammond, Covington, LaPlace, Chalmette and Franklinton — and four of them a short drive from New Orleans, Louisiana Heart Center provides numerous services targeting cardiac care, including:

  • Angioplasty
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Diagnostic procedures
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Pacemakers
  • Stent placement