Cardiovascular Specialist

Cardiovascular Specialist · November 06, 2018
Doctors at Cardiovascular Specialists of Southwest Louisiana successfully implanted the first Watchman® left atrial appendage occlusion device, an alternative to anti-coagulation (blood thinners) in patients with atrial-fibrillation.

Cardiovascular Specialist · August 24, 2018
A 63‐year‐old female with multiple cardiovascular risk factors presented with a nontypical chest pain syndrome.

Cardiovascular Specialist · July 03, 2018
Dr. Thomas Mulhearn of Cardiovascular Specialists of Louisiana presents a complex PCI case in the setting of severe LV dysfunction. The 49 year old male patient presented to a satellite office with chest pain. He had poorly controlled type II diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and he was a smoker. An angiogram showed a normal left main, but significant LAD disease, a proximal lesion, an occluded vessel in the mid-segment, along with a circumflex that was non-dominant with high grade...
Cardiovascular Specialist · November 03, 2017
The doctors at Cardiovascular Specialists of Southwest Louisiana have performed almost every treatment or procedure in cardiology available anywhere in the world—except for heart transplantation—right here in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Being a part of many medical firsts in our region—heart catheterizations, dual-chamber pacemakers, and implantable defibrillators—Michael C. Turner, M.D. is no stranger to breaking new ground for cardiac patients in Southwest Louisiana.

Cardiovascular Specialist · October 12, 2017
Dr. Michael Turner MD, FACC, FSCCT, preventive cardiology specialist with Cardiovascular Specialists, has been appointed co -editor for the new CT section of the international online journal Echocardiography, the official publication of the Society of Cardiovascular Ultrasound.

Cardiovascular Specialist · October 12, 2017
An article submitted by Dr. Michael Turner MD, FACC, FSCCT, preventive cardiology specialist with Cardiovascular Specialists in Lake Charles was published last month in the medical journal Echocardiography.

Cardiovascular Specialist · September 25, 2017
Patients can now get the same protection from sudden cardiac arrest as they would get with a defibrillator but through a less invasive procedure that does not touch their heart and blood vessels, thanks to the world's first and only commercially available subcutaneous implantable defibrillator (S-ICD).

Cardiovascular Specialist · September 18, 2017
Cardiovascular Specialists of Southwest Louisiana was selected as an investigative site for the PROMISE Trial, a study of the effectiveness of tests to detect coronary artery disease. Michael C. Turner, M.D., is principal investigator and Thomas J. Mulhearn IV, M.D., is co-investigator.

Cardiovascular Specialist · January 30, 2017
Dr. Corey G. Foster, Cardiologist with Cardiovascular Specialists, an affiliate of Imperial Health, has been awarded Board Certification in cardiovascular disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Cardiovascular Specialist · January 18, 2017
Brett Goodwin, MD, cardiologist, is the newest member of the Imperial Health Medical Staff. Originally from Southwest Louisiana, Dr. Goodwin is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Adult Echocardiography.

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