Trancatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
A procedure that uses a catheter device to place a new aortic valve in your heart
- The TAVR procedure is performed collaboratively with an interventional cardiologist and a cardiac surgeon.
- The TAVR coordinators will help coordinate all the testing and work-up required for the placement of your new heart valve. They will update you regularly on the plan of care and will be a consistent resource for answering your questions.
For more information, and to see if you may be a candidate for a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), call 225-214-7730, or schedule an appointment consultation with one of our heart valve specialists:
The TAVR Team at Our Lady of the Lake:
Venkat Surakanti, M.D., FACC, FSCAI
Steven Kelley, M.D.
The TAVR Team at Baton Rouge General:
Lance LaMotte, M.D., FACC