Christopher White, MD

Christopher White, MD, MSCAI, FACC, FAHA, FESC

Cardiology New Orleans, LA

Chairman, Department of Medicine and Cardiology

Office Address

  • Ochsner Medical Center
    1514 Jefferson Hwy
    New Orleans, LA 70121
    Phone: (504) 842-3717

Christopher White, MD, MSCAI, FACC, FAHA, FESC

Cardiology New Orleans, LA

Chairman, Department of Medicine and Cardiology


  • I am a board certified interventional cardiologist practicing cardiovascular, neurovascular, and peripheral vascular endovascular interventions.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Cardiology: Interventional, Peripheral Endovascular Interventional
  • Clinical Interests: Coronary Disease; Renovascular Hypertension; Vascular Diseases; Cerebrovascular Disorders; Fibromuscular Dysplasia

Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • System ChairmanOchsner Medical Institutions
    New Orleans, LA
  • Associate EditorJournal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) Interventions
  • Editorial Board MemberJournal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC)
  • Board of DirectorsAccreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE)
  • Professor & ChairmanOchsner Clinical School, University of Queensland
    New Orleans, LA
  • EditorProgress in Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Interventional Management Committee (IMC)CREST-2
  • PresidentSociety of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
  • Associate EditorJournal of Vascular Medicine
  • Board of DirectorsAmerican Board of Vascular Medicine
  • ConsultantFDA Circulatory Systems Device Panel
  • Board of DirectorsSociety of Vascular Medicine and Biology
  • Editor in ChiefCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions (CCI)
  • Chief of CardiologyOchsner Medical Center
    New Orleans, LA
  • Director Invasive CardiologyHCI International Medical Center
    Glasgow, Scotland
  • Director Cardiac Catheterization LaboratoryOchsner Medical Center
    New Orleans, LA
  • Assistant Professor of MedicineUniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
    Bethesda, MD
  • Director Cardiac Catheterization LaboratoryWalter Reed Army Medical Center
    Washington, DC
    Director, Cardiovascular Research
  • Director Cardiac Catheterization LaboratoryLetterman Army Medical Center
    San Francisco, CA
    Director, Cardiovascular Research

Education & Training

  • Letterman Army Medical Center
  • Letterman Army Medical Center
  • Letterman Army Medical Center
  • Case Western Reserve University School of MedicineCase Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Oberlin College

Certifications & Licensure

  • MS State Medical LicenseMS State Medical License2001 - 2015
  • LA State Medical LicenseLA State Medical License1988 - 2015
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1980 - 2016
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInterventional Cardiology
  • American Board of Internal MedicineCardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Master Interventionalist (M-SCAI)Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, 2014
    • Mason Sones National Service Award SCAISociety of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, 2014
    • Hildner LecturerSCAI Annual Scientific Sessions, 2009

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • A phase II, sham-controlled, double-blinded study testing the safety and efficacy of the coronary sinus reducer in patients with refractory angina: study protocol for ...  jolicoeur, new england journal of medicine
    • Carotid artery stenting: patient, lesion, and procedural characteristics that increase procedural complications  White CJ, Ramee SR, Collins TJ, Jenkins JS, Reilly JP, Patel RA, Catheter Cardiovasc Interv, 1/1/2013
    • SCAI expert consensus statement for infrapopliteal arterial intervention appropriate use  Gray BH, Diaz-Sandoval LJ, Dieter RS, Jaff MR, White CJ, Catheter Cardiovasc Interv, 7/1/2014

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Grossman & Baim’s Cardiac Catheterization, Angiography, and Intervention Chapter: Profiles in Peripheral Arterial Disease. Page 1078 - 1111
      Ramee SR, White CJ
      Editors: Moscucci M.Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA
      Edition 8th,2014
    • Braunwald’s Heart Disease. Chapter: Endovascular Treatment of Non-coronary Obstructive Vascular Disease. Page 1368 - 1391
      Eisenhauer A, White CJ, Bhatt, D
      Editors: Bonow, R.O..Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA
    • Endovascular Interventions. Chapter: Carotid Artery Stenting: Complication Management. Page 129 - 137
      Reilly JP, White CJ
      Editors: Dieter RS, Dieter Jr RA, Dieter III RA.Springer Science, NY


    • Ultrasound velocity criteria for carotid in-stent restenosis. Chi Y-W, White CJ, Morshedi A, Goldman CK, Circulation, 1/1/2006
    • Neurotropic agents: A second-generation platform for interventional treatment of refractory hypertension. Jaff M, Wholey M, White CJ, Olin J, Steinman L, Victor R, Raju N, Kandzari D, Virmani R, Evans M, Stein E, Rao KT, J Am Coll Cardiol, 1/1/2012
    • Below-knee drug eluting stents have improved patency, and symptoms compared to bare metal stents: a meta-analysis. Benjo A, Macedo M, Aziz E, Nascimento F, Javed F, Herzog E, Collins T, White CJ, J Am Coll Cardiol, 1/1/2012


    • Renal artery interventions. Las Vegas, NV - 5/30/2014
    • The heart team approach to who should get a carotid stent? Las Vegas, NV - 5/30/2014
    • Advances in the management of PVD acute limb ischemia, technical and therapeutic advances in infra-inguinal PVD management. San Bernardino, CA - 5/17/2014


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