LGMC Welcomes Dr. Bruce Jones, cardiovascular & thoracic surgeon - 06/23/2007 -
In August, Dr. Bruce Jones will bring his considerable expertise to Lafayette General. An expert in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, Dr. Jones will build a minimally invasive cardiac surgery program—using the da Vinci® surgical system—that is unavailable anywhere else in Acadiana.
Dr. Jones received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Nebraska, and completed post-graduate education at several renowned hospitals, including the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland and the Texas Heart Institute in Houston.
Board Certification: Diplomat, American Board of Surgery Diplomat, American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Memberships: Society of Thoracic Surgeons International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellow of the American College of Surgeons Denton A. Cooley Surgical Society Cooley Hands Society
Military Service: Commissioned: United States Navy, 1990-1998
Assignments: Staff Surgeon, Naval Medical Center—Portsmouth, VA Ship’s Surgeon, USS KEARSARGE LHD 3 Ship’s Surgeon, Asst. Department Head, USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, CVN-71 Department Head, Medical Acute Care Clinic, Oceana Naval Air Station—Virginia Beach, VA
Dr. Jones is now accepting patients; please call 289-8519 to schedule an appointment or consult with your cardiologist.