Dr. John Patterson is a cardiologist at Cardiovascular Institute of the South at Lafayette General. He began his studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received his Bachelor of Science and his Doctorate of Medicine.
Dr. Patterson completed his internal medicine residency and cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowships at Wake Forest University/ Bowman Gray Medical Center. He is trained in coronary intervention with a focus on complex coronary disease as well as structural heart disease with closure of patent foramen ovales and atrial septal defects.
Before joining the CIS team, Dr. Patterson held the title of Medical Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories since 2004 at Winston-Salem Cardiology and served as Medical Director of Cardiovascular Research from 2003 to 2010 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Dr. Patterson is a member of the American College of Cardiology. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology and interventional cardiology.
Dr. Nick Cavros is a cardiologist at Cardiovascular Institute of the South at Lafayette General. He received his medical degree from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in Greece. He then completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in Norfolk, Virginia where he also served as chief resident.
Dr. Cavros is board certified in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. He is also a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American College of Physicians, American Medical Association and the American Society of Internal Medicine.
Before joining CIS, he served as the Assistant Director of the Lankenau Hospital Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program and Interventional Research in Pennsylvania.
Dr. Cavros specializes in performing coronary and peripheral interventional procedures to treat coronary artery disease and peripheral artery disease. He has written, researched and served as faculty at international conferences on these topics.
Dr. Agostino "Gus" Ingraldi joined Cardiovascular Institute of the South in 2007 and practices as a staff cardiologist at CIS Lafayette and CIS at Lafayette General.
Dr. Ingraldi received his undergraduate degree from Ursinus College and earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Pennsylvania. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he also completed his cardiovascular disease fellowship and his interventional cardiology fellowship.
Dr. Ingraldi is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.
Serving as Chief of Staff for The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana for 2011-2012, and Vice Chief of Staff for 2010-2011, Dr. Ingraldi has also authored numerous medical journal publications. He has received a number of awards, including the 2006-2007 Internal Medicine Outstanding Service Award, and the 2005-2006 Teaching Fellow of the Year Award.
Dr. Wade May, a native of Alexandria, Louisiana, serves as a staff cardiologist for Cardiovascular Institute of the South at CIS Lafayette, CIS at Lafayette General and CIS Crowley.
In 1999, Dr. May graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Engineering from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and he received his medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans in 2003.
He completed his internal medicine residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2006 and completed his cardiology fellowship at Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans in 2009.
Dr. May is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and nuclear cardiology. He is a member of numerous professional societies including the American College of Cardiology, the American Medical Association, the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.
Dr. Christopher Daniels is a cardiologist at Cardiovascular Institute of the South at Lafayette General. Dr. Daniels began his medical studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he received a Bachelor of Science in 1999. He then completed his Doctorate of Medicine at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee in 2004.
He completed his residency at Virginia Commonwealth University/ Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia, and he completed fellowship at the Louisiana State University Health Science Center in New Orleans.
Dr. Daniels is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, American Medical Association, National Medical Association, Association of Black Cardiologists, American College of Cardiology and Louisiana State Medical Society. He was also named Chief Cardiology Fellow at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center for 2009-2010.