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Syed A. Mehmood, MD

Dr. Syed A. Mehmood, MD

Cardiac/Heart Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery

accepting new patients

Offers Telehealth

On Willis-Knighton Campus

Locations

Red River Cardiovascular Surgeons

2751 Albert Bicknell Drive
Suite 5C
Shreveport , LA 71103

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Monday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Red River Cardiovascular Surgeons

About Me

Syed Mehmood, MD, performs open heart surgery as a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon at Willis-Knighton Health System with Red River Cardiovascular Surgeons.   

Dr. Mehmood is one of very few surgeons in Shreveport-Bossier City who have experience in the specialized surgeries he has performed at leading medical centers across the United States. After a residency in general surgery at Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center, Dr. Mehmood completed a fellowship in thoracic surgery at Ohio State University Medical Center and a second fellowship in cardiac surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. 

He performs video assisted thoracic and vascular surgery, and is board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. 

Dr. Mehmood appreciates both the art and science of repairing and rebuilding the heart, arteries and veins.  He combines his medical and surgical training with years of experience to help people’s hearts work well.  

Education

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

Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery

General Surgery, American Board of General Surgery

Insurances Accepted

  • People’s Health
  • 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
  • Healthy Blue
  • Humana
  • Humana Choice PPO
  • 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
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Conditions Treated

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

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