Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Dr. Thompson named Medical Director of Cardiology
Christopher Thompson, MD has been named the medical director of cardiology services at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital (LCMH). Dr. Thompson takes over for William Condos, MD, who retired back in April.
Dr. Thompson is a board certified cardiologist with the Heart & Vascular Center. In addition to general cardiology, his areas of expertise include cardiac catheterization, cardiac rehabilitation and interventional cardiology.
After graduating from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Baton Rouge, Dr. Thompson completed his internship at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, his residency at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, and his cardiology fellowship at the University Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida.
In addition to being part of the team of cardiologists at the Heart & Vascular Center, Dr. Thompson also serves as Director of Cardiology and Cardiac Catheterization at West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital. He has also previously worked with Cardiovascular Specialists of Southwest Louisiana and The Heart Associates. He has also worked as a clinical investigator in hypercholesterolemia trials.
Dr. Thompson can be reached by calling the Heart & Vascular Center at 337.49-HEART (337.494.3278)