Stephen F. Laga, MD, Joins Heart and Vascular Center

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Stephen F. Laga, MD to the medical staff of Heart & Vascular Center.

Dr. Laga received his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine. He then went on to complete his internship at St. Louis University Group Hospitals, followed by residencies in general surgery from Finch University of Health Sciences and Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago. He also went on to complete his thoracic surgery residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, where he also completed a fellowship in cardiovascular surgery and trained under Dr. Micheal DeBakey. He is board certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

Prior to joining Memorial Medical Group and the staff of Heart & Vascular Center, Dr. Laga attended to patients at his clinic in Melrose Park, Illinois. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American College of Surgery and the American College of Chest Physicians. He is also a member of the DeBakey International Cardiovascular Association, American Heart Association and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

Dr. Laga will see patients at Heart & Vascular Center’s Lake Charles location. For more information, please call 337-494-6799.