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Dr. Michael S. Megaly, MD

Dr. Michael S. Megaly, MD

Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology

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Willis-Knighton Physician Network

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About Me

Dr. Michael Megaly, MD, MS, FACC, FSCAI, aspires to make a difference and improve life for patients with complex coronary artery disease. He specializes in treating patients with 100 percent blockage (chronic total occlusion, or CTO) with less invasive catheter-based interventions. Medical interventions provided by Dr. Megaly successfully relieve chest pain for heart patients whose disease complexity limits their treatment options. 

Extensive medical training for Dr. Megaly began at Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt (MD), immediately followed by a Master of Science (MS) in surgery and a residency training in general surgery at the same medical center. His subsequent training included three fellowships at Minneapolis Heart Institute and Hennepin Healthcare for cardiology, University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix for interventional cardiology, and Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit for high-risk coronary interventions.  

As the holder of multiple American Board of Internal Medicine certifications (internal medicine, interventional cardiology and cardiovascular disease) and professional fellowships, Dr. Megaly shares his CTO knowledge as the author of more than 150 academic papers and many book chapters. Many cardiovascular journals include Dr. Megaly as an associate board member, editor and peer reviewer. Cardiovascular conferences regularly invite him to speak as a faculty member and an expert panelist. He uses his influence to advance the practice of interventional cardiology and save lives worldwide.  

Dr. Megaly’s care philosophy is to maximize the role of medicine to rescue people with acute heart emergencies and to help patients live longer, healthier and more independent lives.  

He breaks away from the clinic and research to enjoy a good movie with his wife or to work out and lift weights. 

Education

  • Fellowship: Henry Ford Hospital
  • Fellowship: Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Residency: Mercy Hospital & Medical Center
  • Internship: Mercy Hospital & Medical Center
  • Medical School: Ain Shams University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Interventional Cardiology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease

Insurance Accepted

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AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
Aetna
Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Advantra Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Medicare Dual Preferred
Aetna Medicare Freedom PPO
Amerihealth Caritas Louisiana
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO Preferred Care
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal Employees
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - HMO Louisiana
Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
Cigna HealthCare
Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
First Health
GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
Gilsbar
Health Plus of Louisiana
Humana
Humana Choice PPO
IMA of Louisiana
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Louisiana Medicaid
Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
Mail Handler's Benefit Plan (Aetna)
Medicare Railroad
Medicare Traditional Part B
Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
Novasys Health
PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems / Multiplan)
PPO Plus
Tricare for Life
Tricare Prime
Tricare Select / Standard
UMR (United Healthcare)
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
Workers Compensation
Healthy Blue
People’s Health
United Healthcare Dual Complete
Multiplan

Conditions Treated

Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic-Iliac Occlusive Disease
Arterial Insufficiency
Arteriosclerosis
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
Chest Pain
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Embolism
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Valve Diseases
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Myocarditis
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Heart Disease
Shortness of Breath
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Subclavian Artery Disease
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Third Degree Heart Block
Thrombosis
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Calcified coronary artery disease
Coronary chronic total occlusions
Critical limb ischemia
Arteriovenous Malformation
Complex Coronary Artery Disease
Left main coronary artery disease

Procedures Performed

Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
Balloon Angioplasty
Blood Pressure Management
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Event Monitor
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Procedure
Cardiology Consultation
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion
Cardioversion, Elective
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
Coronary Stenting
Echocardiogram Interpretation
Echocardiography
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Impella Device
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
PET Scan
PTCA - Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
Stenting
Stress Echocardiogram
Stress Test
Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE)
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Coronary chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention
Complex coronary interventions
Peripheral Atherectomy
Peripheral Thrombectomy
Peripheral Vascular Procedures