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Dr. Tina F. Firouzbakht, MD

Dr. Tina F. Firouzbakht, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease

accepting new patients

Willis-Knighton Physician Network

Locations

Willis-Knighton Cardiology, A Department of Willis-Knighton Medical Center

2727 Hearne Avenue
Suite 301
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
Willis-Knighton Cardiology, A Department of Willis-Knighton Medical Center

About Me

Tina Firouzbakht, MD, is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist who treats adult patients with heart rhythm disorders at Willis-Knighton Cardiology. She supports patients with the implantation and management of cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators, as well as complex catheter ablations for atrial and ventricular arrhythmias.  

A patient-centered care philosophy drives Dr. Firouzbakht to assist patients in making informed treatment decisions that help them feel better and align with their life goals.  

Raised in Texas, Dr. Firouzbakht is a summa cum laude graduate of University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor of Science in biology. Dr. Firouzbakht went on to receive her Doctor of Medicine from University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. At Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, she completed an internal medicine residency and a cardiology fellowship as chief fellow. Dr. Firouzbakht continued her training at Mayo Clinic Arizona with a second fellowship in electrophysiology. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. 

When not normalizing people’s heart rhythm, Dr. Firouzbakht enjoys quality time with her family and her dog. She also enjoys reading and exercising in her free time. 

Education

Fellowship:
Mayo Clinic - Scottsdale

Fellowship:
LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine

Internship:
LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine

Residency:
LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine

Medical School:
University of Texas Medical Branch

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Insurances Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health of 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 of Louisiana - Medicare Advantage
  • 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
  • IMA of Louisiana
  • Louisiana Healthcare Connections
  • Louisiana Medicaid
  • Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
  • Mail Handler's Benefit Plan (Aetna)
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Traditional Part B
  • Multiplan
  • Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
  • Novasys Health
  • People's Health
  • PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems / Multiplan)
  • PPO Plus
  • Tricare for Life
  • Tricare Prime
  • Tricare Select / Standard
  • UMR (United Healthcare)
  • United Healthcare Community Plan – Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • Vantage Health Plans – Commercial & Medicare Advantage
  • Workers Compensation (2140
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Conditions Treated

  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bradycardia
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
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Procedures Performed

  • Ablation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pacemaker Monitoring
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
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