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About Lakeview Regional Heart Center

Cardiology services at Lakeview Regional Heart Center include interventional cardiology, general & diagnostic cardiology, and cardiovascular diseases.

  • Cardiac stents
  • Defibrillator placement
  • Pacemakers
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • CT Angiography
  • Treatment for Venous Diseases
  • Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVTs)
  • Varicose Veins
Frank Arena, MD

Frank Arena, MD
Dr. Frank Arena is currently Board Certified in Interventional Cardiology, General Cardiology, Echocardiography and Internal Medicine. He is also Testamur in Nuclear Cardiology. He received two degrees from Tulane University, graduating with honors before going to medical school at Louisiana State University in New Orleans and finishing residency at Charity Hospital- LSU. He attended the University of California-Davis for his General Cardiology fellowship...   More

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Martha Carr, MD

Martha Carr, MD
Dr. Martha Carr has over 25 years of experience as a physician in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases using non-invasive and invasive diagnostic techniques. Her resumé includes: Frequent lecturer on women's health Primary investigator for a wide range of cardiovascular research studies Member of the American Medical Association, American College of Cardiology, American College...   More

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Ravi Kanagala, MD

Ravi Kanagala, MD

Dr. Ravi Kanagala has over 18 years of experience as a physician in Internal Medicine and Cardiology with specialization in electrophysiology and cardiovascular MRI. He completed post-graduate training in electrophysiology at Mayo Clinic and cardiac MRI training at Duke University. His resume includes:

  • Senior Associate Consultant in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic
  • Assistant Professor...   More

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Gabriel Lasala, MD

Gabriel Lasala, MD
Dr. Gabriel Lasala has over 30 years of experience as a physician in internal medicine, advanced techniques in interventional cardiology, and venous therapy. Dr Lasala is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Interventional Cardiology. His resumé includes: Director of the Cardiovascular Lab at Lakeview Regional Medical Center Past Chief of Staff, St, Tammany Parish Hospital First physician to perform rotational coronary atherectomy...   More

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George Smith, MD

George Smith, MD
Dr. George J. Smith is a physician practicing invasive and interventional cardiology, cardiovascular diseases, and internal medicine and specializing in coronary and peripheral interventions. He has 26 years of clinical and interventional cardiology experience, including experience with two cardiac transplant centers. Dr. Smith trained with the originator of thrombolytic therapy in acute myocardial...   More

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Contact Information

Main Number

(985) 898-4949


Fax Number

(985) 898-4997


Mailing Info

Lakeview Regional Heart Center Cardiac Vascular and Vein Center
101 Judge Tanner Blvd, #204
Covington, LA 70433

Map and Locations

Lakeview Regional Heart Center Cardiac Vascular and Vein Center

101 Judge Tanner Blvd, #204
CovingtonLA 70433

Fax: (985) 898-4997

Lakeview Regional Heart Center Cardiac Vascular and Vein Center

101 Judge Tanner Blvd, #204
CovingtonLA 70433

Fax: (985) 898-4997

Lakeview Regional Heart Center Cardiovascular Specialists

101 Judge Tanner Blvd, #200
CovingtonLA 70433