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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

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On Willis-Knighton Campus

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  • 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

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

Procedures Performed

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