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Willis-Knighton Heart & Vascular

Joseph Fredi, MD, FACC

About Dr. Fredi

Education

  • Medical School - University of Tennessee Center of Health Sciences, Memphis, TN
  • Residency - University of Rochester/Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY
  • Chief Medical Residency - University of Rochester/Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY
  • Cardiology Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center-Nashville, TN

Cardiology Leader

  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Board Certified, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology (American Board of Internal Medicine)

Physician Leader

  • American Heart Association, Tennessee Chapter, Board of Directors 1998-2000
  • American Heart Association, Tennessee Chapter, State of Tennessee STEMI Chair, 2014-2017
  • Expertise Structural Cardiac Interventions, published Journal American College Cardiology

Contact Information 

1811 E. Bert Kouns

Suite 210

Shreveport, LA 71105

(318) 212-3858

pierremontcardiology.com


 

P. Rick Stafford, MD, FACC, FSCAI

About Dr. Stafford

Although he was born in Shreveport, Dr. Stafford moved with his family to Oklahoma and graduated from high school in Bartlesville, Okla. He attended the University of Oklahoma, LSU-Baton Rouge and LSU-Shreveport. He attended school in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at LSU Health Science Center in Shreveport (LSUHSC). He completed Medical School and his residency program in Internal Medicine at LSUHSC as well. There he earned the Dr. James H. Campbell Memorial Award as the most outstanding intern. He also completed a fellowship in cardiology at the same institution and was named Chief Fellow while there.

Dr. Stafford has been practicing Cardiology in Shreveport since 1999. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology. He is a Fellow in the American College of Cardiology and the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions. He also served on the board of the American Heart Association.

Dr. Stafford’s practice includes adult noninvasive, invasive and interventional cardiology. He offers coronary angiography, stenting, angioplasty and implantation of pacemakers and other devices. He has specialized training in peripheral arterial disease.

When not practicing cardiology, he enjoys skiing, hunting, scuba, traveling and spending time outdoors with his family.

Contact Information 

1811 E. Bert Kouns

Suite 210

Shreveport, LA 71105

(318) 212-3858

pierremontcardiology.com


 

John Winterton, MD

About Dr. Winterton

Dr. John Winterton is a board-certified cardiologist with WK Pierremont cardiology. In addition to general cardiology, Dr. Winterton is also an expert in cardiac rehabilitation, peripheral vascular and cardiovascular diseases. A graduate of Jesuit High School in Shreveport (now Loyola College Prep), Dr. Winterton graduated from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. He then completed medical school, his internship, residency and fellowship at LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans.

Contact Information 

1811 E. Bert Kouns

Suite 210

Shreveport, LA 71105

(318) 212-3858

pierremontcardiology.com


William "Britton" Eaves, ll, MD, FACC

About Dr. Eaves

Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

Education

  • University – Northwestern State University, Natchitoches
  • Medical School and Residency – LSU School of Medicine, Shreveport
  • Fellowship – LSU School of Medicine, Shreveport – Cardiology

Cardiology Leader

  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Practice Interest – peripheral arterial disease (PAD)

Contact Information 

WK Bossier Health Center

2400 Hospital Drive, Suite 350

Bossier City, LA 71111

(318) 752-2328

wkcardiology.com


Robert Martin, MD, FACC, FSCAI

About Dr. Martin

A Shreveport native, Dr. Martin graduated from Calvary Baptist Academy and earned his medical degree from LSU Medical Center. While there he received the James H. Campbell Memorial Award for Outstanding Intern, the Upjohn Achievement Award for Excellence in Medicine, Outstanding Resident Award and the LSU Department of Internal Medicine Outstanding Resident Award. He entered private practice in his hometown in 1996 and obtained board certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Adult Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention. He is also a member of the American Heart Association, Louisiana State Medical Society and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Dr. Martin focuses on adult cardiovascular disease, performing diagnostic and therapeutic coronary interventions, primarily by the radial artery approach. Among the services he offers are balloon angioplasty, coronary stenting, rotational atherectomy and complex catheter-based coronary interventions. His diagnostic testing includes nuclear stress testing, transthoracic echocardiography and outpatient Holter monitoring.

A deacon at Calvary Baptist Church, Dr. Martin is active in many of the church’s ministries and the academy. He is a school board member and founder and director of the Cavalier Youth Football Program. He has served as an assistant varsity football coach since 2006. He and his wife are parents to two children. When not busy as a cardiologist, he enjoys spending time with family, coaching youth and high school football and playing golf.

Contact Information 

1811 E. Bert Kouns

Suite 210

Shreveport, LA 71105

(318) 212-3858

pierremontcardiology.com


Robert Sogomonian, MD

About Dr. Sogomonian

Raised in California and trained in New York City, Dr. Sogomonian served a residency in Internal Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. He was cited as the most outstanding resident for each year during his three years there. His training continued at Mount Sinai Health System with fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology. He was recognized as the chief interventional cardiology fellow. Throughout his academic career, he has published numerous research journal articles and has served as principal investigator for clinical research activities.

Dr. Sogomonian holds dual board certifications from the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. He is also certified in nuclear cardiology, vascular ultrasound and cardiovascular computed tomography.

His interests and services include coronary artery angioplasty and stenting, atherectomy, intravascular lithotripsy, intravascular imaging, and peripheral arterial and venous disease including carotid artery stenting, cardiogenic shock with insertion of mechanical circulatory support devices. In addition, adult cardiovascular diseases such as heart failure, superficial and deep venous disease, valvular heart disease, arrhythmias, along with his non invasive diagnostic testing including echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, coronary CT angiography and vascular ultrasound. His interests also include novel invasive strategies and techniques mainly utilizing small arteries in the wrist (radial) and feet (pedal) to perform complex procedures and interventions.

He holds memberships in the American College of Cardiology, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions, Cardiovascular Research Foundation and American Heart Association. He and his wife, Emma have two daughters. He is trilingual in English, Armenian and Russian.

Contact Information 

1811 E. Bert Kouns

Suite 210

Shreveport, LA 71105

(318) 212-3858

pierremontcardiology.com


 

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