As one of the largest, most technologically progressive facilities in Northwest Louisiana, Willis-Knighton Heart & Vascular Institute remains the leader for advanced heart care in our region. Our surgeons offer virtually every type of cardiothoracic surgery including valve replacement and repair, aortic aneurysm repair, coronary artery bypass, rhythm disorder surgery, and cardiac circulatory support. Surgery may be scheduled electively or our surgeons are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergent situations. Our competent and committed staff embraces the newest equipment, including a state-of-the- art hybrid surgical suite, and they offer a variety of advanced techniques such as minimally invasive surgery, off-pump bypass and endovascular or percutaneous to help minimize recovery time. Our many awards speak to the comprehensive, leading-edge heart diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation services provided at Willis-Knighton.
Preparing for cardiovascular surgery can sometimes feel overwhelming not only for patients, but also their families. Your primary contact point at Willis Knighton is the Cardiovascular Surgery Coordinator (CV Surgery Coordinator). The CV Surgery Coordinator will facilitate your visit to the Willis Knighton Heart and Vascular Institute. You can contact the Cardiovascular Surgery Coordinator by calling (318) 212-8600 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.