Phillip A. Rozeman, M.D., FACC, FSCAI
One of "America's Top Cardiologists" – Consumer Research Council
Co-Founder – Cardiovascular Consultants
Business Leader of Year – Shreveport and Minden Chamber of Commerce
Citizen of the Year – NW Louisiana March of Dimes
Clyde Fant Award – for community service – NW Louisiana United Way
2010 Pilot of the Year and 2005 Alumnus of the Year - LSU-Shreveport
"Community Leaders Who Make a Difference" – The Times
Community Service Awards – Louisiana State Medical Society, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Louisiana Department of Education, Louisiana Association of Educators, Shreveport Bar Association, Louisiana Lung Association
Founder – Alliance for Education and Education's Next Horizon
Phillip Rozeman, M.D., is the President and a founding physician of Cardiovascular Consultants. He is a native of Shreveport and has been a practicing cardiologist in Northwest Louisiana since 1984. Dr. Rozeman has extensive experience and expertise in the field of invasive cardiology – being one of the pioneers of coronary angioplasty, stenting procedures and dual chamber pacer implantations in this area. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Cardiology, and American Board of Interventional Cardiology and has been recognized as one of America's Top Cardiologists by the Consumer Research Council from 2006 to the present. The USA Today recognized Dr. Rozeman as one of the most influential physicians in the treatment of hyperlipidemia.
Throughout his career, Dr. Rozeman has maintained an intense interest in quality improvement efforts in medicine and is active as chief of that program at Willis-Knighton Health System – the largest private health system in Louisiana. He has served in many leadership roles at Willis-Knighton Health System. This includes tenures as Chief of Internal Medicine and Chief of Staff, as well as service on the Medical Executive Board since 1994. Currently, he serves as member of the Board of Trustees governing the Willis-Knighton system and is Chief of Cardiology of the Minden Heart and Vascular Center.
Dr. Rozeman is active in numerous civic and professional organizations with special focus on healthcare and education improvement in Louisiana. In addition to his leadership roles in his cardiology practice and the Willis-Knighton System, he has served as Chairman of the Governor's Region VII Healthcare Consortium under Governor Blanco. He took a leadership role in helping establish the first secondary smoke ordinance in Louisiana and, as Medical Director of Northwest Louisiana Red Cross, he led the effort to supply medical services to evacuees of Hurricane Katrina and Rita. For this work, he was honored by the American Lung Association of Louisiana with the 2006 Louisiana "Breath of Life" Award and American Cancer Society "Distinguished Service Award".
Dr. Rozeman's involvement in education includes founding the regional education foundation Alliance for Education to increase community involvement in public education in Northwest Louisiana. He served as chairman of the Caddo Education Taskforce a grassroots initiative in Caddo Parish that developed and passed an $88 million bond issue for school improvements.
Dr. Rozeman is also co-founder and first board president of Education's Next Horizon – a statewide organization designed to connect education, business, and government leaders in support of school improvement in Louisiana. Through this work, he has lead the creation of Louisiana's Promise – a statewide community initiative to increase graduation rates in Louisiana.
For his work in education improvement, he has received several honors including Distinguished Partner in Education from the Louisiana Department of Education, Louisiana Association of Educators "Friend of Education Award", the Blue Cross of Louisiana "Angel Award", and the annual Cornerstone Award of the Acadiana United Way.
Dr. Rozeman has received recognition for community service from the Greater Shreveport and Minden/South Webster Chamber of Commerce as Business Leader of the Year, the Louisiana State Medical Society "Community Service Award", and the LSUS Alumnus of the Year in 2004. In 2006, he was recognized by the local United Way with the Clyde Fant Community Service Award and given the Cornerstone Award by the Acadiana United Way in 2008. He has received local recognition from the Shreveport Bar Association Liberty Bell Award. He was honored as one of the first ten individuals chosen by The Times as "Community Leaders Who Make A Difference" in the new millennium. Dr. Rozeman was named "Citizen of the Year" in Northwest Louisiana by the March of Dimes in 2009; the LSU-S Foundation Presidents Award and Pilot of the Year in 2010. In 2011, he received the "Spirit of MLK" Award from the city of Shreveport and was inducted in the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame.
Dr. Rozeman serves in several other community leadership roles including executive board positions in the Louisiana Committee of 100, Blueprint Louisiana, Alliance for Education, Education's Next Horizon, United Way Campaign, Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce, and Shreveport-Bossier Imperative of Higher Education. He also currently serves on the board of the Shreveport Charter School Foundation, Council for a Better Louisiana, Public Affairs Research of Louisiana, and the NW LA Strategic Action Council.
Previously, Dr. Rozeman has served as Co-Chair of Shreveport's Citizen Advisory Group for the Shreveport-Caddo "Great Expectation" Master Plan effort as well as chair of the "Shape SB" initiative to develop community focus around the core priorities of Shreveport-Bossier. He is a member of the local and state Committee of 100 as well as past chairman of deacons at Broadmoor Baptist Church and chairman of the Caddo Chapter of the American Heart Association.
Dr. Rozeman attended medical school at Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport and completed his internship, residency, and fellowship in cardiology at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention. He is married to Alma Pineda Rozeman for 33 years and has three children – Laura, Sarah, and Mark.