Jorge Castellanos, MD, FACC, FSCAI, has joined Our Lady of the Lake Louisiana Cardiology Associates where he will specialize in diagnosing and treating a variety of cardiovascular diseases.
“We welcome Dr. Castellanos to Baton Rouge and Our Lady of the Lake,” said Dr. Andrew Smith, medical director of Specialty Care for Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group. “He brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge on the latest innovative treatments for cardiovascular disease. His specialization in treating structural heart disease will be an asset to our community. ”
Castellanos is an interventional cardiologist with additional specialized training in structural heart disease. Structural heart disease is a defect involving the tissues or valves of the heart from wear and tear; but for many, structural heart disease is present at birth.
Castellanos completed a fellowship in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, La., where he was named chief cardiology fellow. He practiced in Hammond, La., prior to completing a structural heart fellowship at Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute in Seattle, Wash.
Castellanos is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Board of Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease Board, and the Interventional Cardiology Board. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention (FSCAI). His hobbies include traveling, live music, playing guitar and independent films.