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Charisse Ward, MD, Cardiology, Baton Rouge, LA

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Cardiology Baton Rouge, LA

Peripheral Endovascular Interventional Cardiology

Interventional Cardiology

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Summary

  • I am an interventional cardiologist in private practice. After finishing medical school at Boston University, I served as a United States Naval Officer for 5 years. I completed Internal Medicine Residency at Yale New Haven Hospital. I also have fellowship training in interventional cardiology, peripheral vascular disease, advanced heart failure, heart transplant medicine, and mechanical circulatory support from Yale New Haven Hospital. I am board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Vascular Medicine, Endovascular Interventions and Interventional Cardiology.
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease

    A Guide for Patients and Families

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    InterventionalProLog

    This is a detailed procedure log for interventional, peripheral vascular, and structural fellows, cath lab technologist and attendings. Charisse Ward, MD, MPH

    Peripheral Arterial Disease

    A Guide for Patients and Families

Education & Training

  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Yale-New Haven HospitalFellowship, Interventional Cardiology , 2015 - 2016
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Yale-New Haven HospitalFellowship, Peripheral Vascular Fellow, 2014 - 2015
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Yale-New Haven HospitalFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2012 - 2014
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Yale-New Haven HospitalFellowship, Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant , 2010 - 2011
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Yale-New Haven HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 2006 - 2009
  • Emory Rollins School of Public Health MPH, 2006
  • Emory UniversityMPH, 2006
  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Boston University School of MedicineClass of 2001
  • University of the Virgin IslandsB.S., Biology, Summa Cum Laude, 1996

Certifications & Licensure

  • OK State Medical License
    OK State Medical License 2021 - 2022
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 2017 - 2022
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2016 - 2022
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2009 - 2018
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2002 - 2009
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Interventional Cardiology
  • American Board of Vascular MedicineEndovascular Medicine Board Certification
  • American Board of Vascular Medicine Vascular Medicine Board Certification

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Seretean Scholar Emory University, 2003
  • Tai Scholar Boston University, 1999
  • Student Research Fellowship American Heart Association, 1998
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Role of laser atherectomy for the management of in stent restenosis in the peripheral arteries  
    Jayasuriya, S., Ward, C., & MenaXHurtado, C, J Cardiovasc Surg, 1/1/2014
  • Outcomes of LVAD Insertion in Ischemic vs NonXIschemic Cardiomyopathy Patients  
    Kumar, Sanjay, Charisse Ward, Sharven Taghavi, Lynn Wilson, and Abeel A. Mangi, Journal of Cardiac Failure, 1/1/2012
  • Racial Differences in Heart Transplant Recipients Bridged with LVAD Support  
    DePasquale, Eugene C., Khurram Nasir, Charisse Ward, and Daniel L. Jacoby, Circulation, 1/1/2012
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Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • TCTX289 Detection of Paclitaxel Contamination Resulting from the Simulated Clinical Use of Drug Coated Balloon Catheters
    Ward, Charisse, and Carlos I. Mena, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, TCT, Washington, DC, 1/1/2014
  • Outcomes Of LVAD Insertion in Ischemic versus Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy Patients
    Sanjay Kumar, Charisse Ward, Sharven Taghavi, Lynn Wilson, Abeel A. Mangi, Section of Cardiac Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New haven, Connecticut, CT, USA, 2Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1/1/2012

Lectures

  • What is in the Horizons for PAD: A Case Presentation of the Future in PAD Therapy 
    1/1/2015
  • Multidisciplinary Approach to Critical Limb Ischemia 
    1/1/2015
  • Updates on Congestive Heart Failure and Mechanical Circulatory Support 
    Norwalk, CT, 2011; Greenwich, CT, 2011 - 1/1/2011

Other

  • Ward C, Mena-Hurtado CI. Drug-Coated Balloons for Lower Extremity Interventions: Why, When, and in Whom? http://www.acc.org. January 20, 2016. 
    Ward C, Mena-Hurtado CI
    http://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/articles/2016/01/19/16/38/drug-coated-balloons-for-lower-extremity-interventions
    1/20/2016
  • Image Review. Critical Limb Ischemia: Reverse Cart 
    Charisse Ward, MD, MPH and Carlos MenaXHurtado, MD
    www.scai.org
    1/28/2015
  • Angiology: Open Access 
    Ward, Charisse, and Carlos Mena-Hurtado
    1/1/2015
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Press Mentions

  • Louisiana Women: Cardiologist Breaking Barriers for Women's Heart Health
    Louisiana Women: Cardiologist Breaking Barriers for Women's Heart HealthApril 25th, 2019
  • St. Mary's Adds 2 Cardiologists to Medical Staff
    St. Mary's Adds 2 Cardiologists to Medical StaffJune 16th, 2021

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