Entries by Erica Lundgren

Free Educational Event: Learn about atrial fibrillation and heart rhythms

Learn about atrial fibrillation and heart rhythms at a free educational event on Friday, October 7, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. Are you or a loved one living with AFib? You’re not alone. An estimated 5 million people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. Hear from a board-certified cardiologist, Lance LaMotte, M.D., FACC […]

Dr. Mark Pollet, Baton Rouge Cardiology Center first in Baton Rouge to use the latest OCTARAY Mapping Catheter

Dr. Mark Pollet, clinical cardiac electrophysiologist, and the Baton Rouge Cardiology Center team are proud to be the first in Baton Rouge to use the latest OCTARAY™ Mapping Catheter at the Baton Rouge General Medical Center. This exciting new technology and innovative tool provides Dr. Pollet with the precise information needed for catheter ablation procedures […]

Baton Rouge Cardiology Center opens satellite clinic in Central

Baton Rouge Cardiology Center is excited to welcome back Joseph Cefalu, M.D., FACC, interventional cardiologist, to the neighborhood and to our new Central satellite clinic located at 10880 Joor Road. “The new satellite clinic in Central allows patients to stay close to home and still receive Louisiana’s most comprehensive heart care,” said Dr. Cefalu. Dr. […]

Celebrate National Doctors’ Day by recognizing the incredible doctors that care for our community every day

March 30 is National Doctors’ Day, and we are honored to have the best physicians improving our community. We invite you to join us this month in showing our gratitude to those who have dedicated their lives to their patients, families and those in our community. Celebrate National Doctors’ Day by recognizing the incredible doctors […]

Get involved in the Capital Area Heart Walk

Support Baton Rouge Cardiology Center teams in the Capital Area Heart Walk on Saturday, March 26 at 8:30 a.m. in Downtown Baton Rouge at City Hall Plaza. The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association’s premiere event for raising funds to save lives from this country’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers – heart disease […]

Baton Rouge Cardiology Center Physicians Recognized as 2022 “Top Doctors” by Castle Connolly

BATON ROUGE, LA (February 19, 2022) – Baton Rouge Cardiology Center cardiologists, Daniel T. Fontenot, M.D., FACC and Nakia A. Newsome, M.D., FACC were selected as 2022 “Top Doctors” by Castle Connolly for the specialty of cardiovascular disease. Awarded annually, Castle Connolly identifies Top Doctors, both nationally and regionally, based on an extensive nominations process […]

Heart Valve Disease Day – Listen to Your Heart!

Heart valve disease can be there at birth or develop due to damage from previous heart conditions or infections. Age is the greatest risk factor for heart valve disease–one out of every 10 people age 75+ have it. While some types are not serious, others can lead to major complications, including death. Millions of Americans […]

Baton Rouge Cardiology Center Joins Thousands of Advocates to Raise Awareness of Heart Valve Disease on February 22nd

February 22nd is Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day BATON ROUGE, LA (February 14, 2022) – On February 22, Baton Rouge Cardiology Center will celebrate Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day, bringing attention to a disease that impacts as many as 11 million Americans. Baton Rouge Cardiology Center will educate patients and the community about heart valve disease and reinforce the […]

Baton Rouge Cardiology Center announces support of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement

Baton Rouge Cardiology Center is a proud sponsor of the American Heart Association‘s Go Red for Women movement. Most heart disease and stroke deaths are preventable, cardiovascular diseases continue to be a woman’s greatest health threat. The American Heart Association signature women’s initiative, Go Red for Women, is a comprehensive platform designed to increase women’s […]