Entries by Erica Lundgren

Can AFib Cause a Stroke?

This common heart arrhythmia can lead to serious complications, including stroke. Do you ever feel your heart skip a beat? If so, it may not be that you’re falling in love—you could have atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation, more commonly known as AFib, is a condition that affects 2.7 million Americans. It is suspected that even […]

Updates

Due to the inclement weather, our offices will be closed on Monday, February 15 and Tuesday, February 16, 2021 for the safety of our staff and patients. For a medical emergency, call 911 or visit the nearest emergency room. To reach the answering service for the doctor on-call, call 225-379-2200 or 225-387-1918.

Baton Rouge Cardiology Center is OPEN – COVID-19 Update

Baton Rouge Cardiology Center Message to our Patients and Families: March 16, 2020 Our number one priority is to keep you healthy and safe. Baton Rouge Cardiology Center will remain open for our patients and community during this time. Unless contacted by your physician’s office, your appointment will go as scheduled. With our patients, visitors, and their […]

Learn Hands-Only CPR Training and Save a Life! It’s FREE at Family Fest!

GONZALES, La. – Baton Rouge Cardiology Center (BRCC) will offer free “Hands-Only” cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training at the Our Lady of the Lake Ascension’s 2020 Family Fest 2020 at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. According to the American Heart Association, about 90 percent of people who suffer out-of-hospital […]

Baton Rouge Cardiology Center Celebrates 40 Years of Excellence in Heart & Vascular Care

BATON ROUGE, La. – Baton Rouge Cardiology Center (BRCC) marks 40 years of providing heart and vascular care to residents of Greater Baton Rouge with a continuous commitment to excellence, growth, innovation and personalized, compassionate care focused on the community’s needs. “Baton Rouge Cardiology Center has seen many changes over the past 40 years: more […]

New Heart Implant Surgery Performed at Baton Rouge General (device eliminates stroke risk, need for blood thinners)

BATON ROUGE, La. – There is a new option for Baton Rouge residents who are dependent on blood thinners due to atrial fibrillation (AFib). A one-time heart implant surgery — performed first today at Baton Rouge General by cardiologists Robert Drennan, Garland Green and Lance LaMotte – reduces stroke risk for a lifetime and eliminates […]