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Syed A. Mehmood, MD

Dr. Syed A. Mehmood, MD

Cardiac/Heart Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery
Accepting new patients

On Willis-Knighton Campus

Office Locations



  • Fellowship: Brigham & Women's Hospital (2015)
  • Fellowship: Ohio State University Medical Center (2009)
  • Residency: Wayne State Univ/Detroit Medical Ctr (2007)
  • Internship: Wayne State Univ/Detroit Medical Ctr (2003)
  • Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (2002)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery: Thoracic Surgery
  • American Board of General Surgery: General Surgery

Insurance Accepted

Disclaimer: Not all physicians accept all insurance plans. Physicians move in and out of plans throughout the year. When you call for an appointment, confirm that the physician accepts your insurance.

AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
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)
Health Plus of Louisiana
Humana Choice PPO
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Humana Gold Plus SNP Dual Eligible
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

Conditions Treated

Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Atrial Fibrillation
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Carotid Artery Disease
Mitral Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Disease
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Lung Cancer
Venous Insufficiency
Esophageal Fistula
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Congenital Heart Disease
Aortic Aneurysm
Iliac Aneurysm
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Spider Veins
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Congenital Heart Defects
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Septal Defect
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Pulmonary Embolism
Aortic Stenosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Atrial Septal Defect
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Aneurysm of Heart
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cardiac Tamponade
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Varicose Veins
Pericardial Disease
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Pleural Cancer
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis

Procedures Performed

Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Venous Sclerotherapy
Varicose Vein Procedure
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Port Placements or Replacements
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Aortic Valve Surgery
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Thymectomy
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Mitral Valve Surgery
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Maze Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Tracheal Surgery
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
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