North Oaks Cardiology Clinic offers a broad range of cardiovascular care services:
Our medical staff also includes Nurse Practitioners
Jean Genzale-Bertrand, APRN, ANP-C
Deborah Fogg, APRN, FNP
Charlie Shelton, APRN, FNP
I’m Elizabeth, and knowing the warning signs of a heart attack saved my life.
You’re drafting a QB for your fantasy football team, and now you’re tracking the stats, watching the rankings...all important numbers. But your most important call of the season may be to run a hitch route to your family physician.
Action News 17 Reporter Ken Benitez and Dr. William Kopfler of North Oaks Cardiology talk about the importance of blood pressure control to your overall health.
North Oaks Medical Center has two cardiac cath labs and a four-bay pre-procedure/post-procedure holding area. Currently, we have six radiologic technologists (RTs) and six registered nurses (RNs), with experience ranging from 1 to 26 years. Twelve cardiologists belong to the North Oaks Medical Staff. Two of our long-term cardiologists have 18 years and 24 years of experience, respectively.
North Oaks Heart Health Services patient, Susan, had no pain or symptoms when she learned she was at risk for a heart attack and needed triple bypass heart surgery.
On Tuesday, Feb. 5, Dr. William Kopfler of North Oaks Cardiology Clinic appeared on North Oaks Health Notes on TANGI 96.5 FM. Dr. Kopfler and host Johnny Chauvin talked about risk factors and prevention of heart disease. Dr. Kopfler also promoted the “Make a Date with Your Heart” events that North Oaks is hosting in observance of American Heart Month.
“Make a Date with Your Heart” and attend a free American Heart Month seminar being presented on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in Livingston and Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. in Hammond. Invite your special someone, wear red, and enjoy a complimentary dinner and the chance to win door prizes as you “get smart about your heart” with James Parker, MD, of North Oaks Cardiology Clinic.
North Oaks Dietetic Intern Theresa Pevey will lead discussion of tips to maintain a diabetes-friendly diet “on the go” at the next meeting of the North Oaks Diabetes Support Group on Tuesday, Feb. 5 from 6-7 p.m.
By North Oaks Cardiologist James M. Parker, MD
By North Oaks Contributing Writer Pam Cantrelle
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North Oaks Health System is one of Louisiana's largest and most progressive community hospital organizations and is strategically based between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. For more than 50 years, we have made it our mission to promote wellness, restore health and provide comfort in our region by focusing on quality, accessibility and accountability. Facilities in Tangipahoa and Livingston Parishes include an acute care hospital, a rehabilitation hospital, two outpatient diagnostic & treatment centers, an outpatient surgery center, two outpatient rehabilitation clinics, a hospice agency and a growing physician group for primary and specialty care.
15790 Paul Vega, MD, Drive
Hammond, LA 70403 | (985) 345-2700
North Oaks Health System and its wholly owned entities do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, limitations or age. North Oaks Health System and its wholly owned entities will take reasonable steps to ensure that persons with disabilities, including persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or blind, or who have other sensory or manual impairments, or Limited English Proficiency (LEP) have meaningful access and an equal opportunity to participate in our services, activities, programs and other benefits.
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