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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
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

Conditions Treated

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

Procedures Performed

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