Wenwu Zhang, MD, PhD, FACC

Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

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Education

  • Medical School and Residency –
    • MD Degree - Wuhan University School of Medicine, Wuhan, China
    • Ph.D. Degree in Physiology – LSU Health Science Center in New Orleans
    • Residency in Internal Medicine – LSU Health Science Center in Shreveport
  • Fellowship – Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn., - General and Preventive Cardiology
  • Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn., - Interventional Cardiology

Cardiology Leader

  • Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine – Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Performed the first percutaneous repair of an atrial septal defect in this region
  • Performed the first Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure in this area
  • Expertise in high risk coronary interventions, peripheral interventions, carotid stenting, structural heart disease interventions, transcatheter heart valve replacement, endovascular repair of aortic aneurysms, and ventricular assist devices
  • Extensive research in field of cholesterol and lipid metabolism and atherosclerosis
  • Fellowship awards from National Institutes of Health and American Heart Association

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