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Ravi Kanagala, MD

Cardiac Electrophysiology

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477 reviews

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Lakeview Regional Heart Center

101 Judge Tanner Blvd, #200
Covington, LA 70433

About Ravi Kanagala

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 of Medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  • Director of Arrhythmia Services at Franciscan Skemp Healthcare - Mayo Clinic Health System.

Dr. Kanagala specializes in the treatment of atrial fibrillation, rapid heart rates, syncope (black-outs), deadly arrhythmias, and other abnormal rhythms. He has performed hundreds of electrophysiology diagnostic studies for the diagnosis and treatment of abnormal rhythms originating in both the upper and lower chambers of the heart. He is one of the few specialists on the Northshore qualified to perform ablation for the treatment of atrial fibrillation using a minimally-invasive approach and one of the few specialists in the country qualified to perform stress tests using MRI to eliminate radiation exposure.

An expert in device selection and implantation, such as pacemakers and defibrillators, Dr. Kanagala is also the recipient of several honors and awards from a variety of national and collegiate foundations. He is an experienced in giving presentations to healthcare professionals including physicians, nurses and allied health, and is the author of a medical book chapter, six manuscripts, and four abstracts.


Medical School
Indiana University School of Medicine

University Of Iowa College Of Medicine

Duke University School of Medicine; Mayo Clinic

Certifications & Memberships

American Board Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease



Languages Spoken



Cardiac Electrophysiology

Sub Specialty


Office Locations

Lakeview Regional Heart Center
101 Judge Tanner Blvd
Covington, LA 70433
Phone: (985) 871-8227
Fax: (985) 871-1548