Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist

Willis-Knighton Health System in Shreveport, LA has an opening for a dynamic Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist to join an engaged and progressive Cardiovascular team.  Qualified candidates will be Cardiology Board Eligible or Board Certified, Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship trained, have an interest in leading our emerging LVAD program, and be a patient centered team player with excellent communication skills.  Position highlights:

  • Practice would include the full spectrum of Advanced Heart Failure Cardiology
  • Strong referral patterns from over 20 hospital employed Cardiologists
  • Dedicated Advanced Practice Provider assistance
  • An attractive call schedule
  • Opportunity to teach Internal Medicine Residents
  • The busiest Cardiovascular program in the region with technology including ECMO, Impella, TandemHeart
  • Competitive compensation and great benefits

Willis-Knighton is a financially strong, market-dominant, 5-hospital, $1 billion not-for-profit health system serving Northwest Louisiana and the Ark-La-Tex Region that has grown to become one of the state’s largest health systems offering the region’s highest level of tertiary care. The system includes four full-service acute care hospitals, a stand-alone rehabilitation institute, affiliations with three rural hospitals, urgent care centers, and a 500+ member employed provider group. From prenatal care to cancer treatment, open heart surgery, robotic surgery, neonatal intensive care, and organ transplant, Willis-Knighton is committed providing its patients with convenient access to the most advanced, state-of-the-art care that addresses the full continuum of healthcare needs. 

Founded in 1836, Shreveport is located along the west bank of the Red River in northwest Louisiana and is the educational, commercial, and cultural center of the Ark-La-Tex region where these three states meet. The city is located 190 miles from Dallas, TX, 215 miles from Little, Rock, AR, and 250 miles from the state’s capital, Baton Rouge.  Shreveport is Louisiana’s third most-populous city after New Orleans and Baton Rouge with a metro population of over 261,000 residents and a regional draw of approximately 1.2 million.  Given its proximity to nearby cities, Shreveport serves as the transportation hub of the region and has thrice been named an All-American City in 1953, 1979, and 1999. Companies with significant operations or headquarters in Shreveport include Amazon, Regions, Financial Corporation, JP Morgan Chase, Sam’s Hotel and Gambling Hall, AT&T Mobility, UPS, WalMart, Chick-fil-A, Waffle House, SWEPCO, General Electric, UOP, LLC, Calumet Specialty Products Partners, APS Payroll, Barksdale Airforce Base (BAFB), and the Cyber Innovation Center which anchors the 3,000 acre National Cyber Research Park.  Outstanding public and private schools also make Shreveport a desirable location to raise a family.

For more information please contact:

Marian DehanPhysician Development
(888) 521-1892 (Toll-Free)
(318) 212-4196 (Office)
(318) 455-1098 (Cell)
(318) 212-8380 (Fax)

Willis-Knighton is an equal opportunity employer and thus, manages its employment and employee relations policies, practices and benefits without regard to age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran, or other protected status where otherwise qualified.