School of Medicine


Interventional Cardiology Fellowship


The Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program is a one-year ACGME-accredited fellowship for trainees who have completed a three-year accredited training program in Cardiovascular Diseases and are eligible to sit for the ABIM certification exams in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. This one-year program is intended to prepare trainees for a career in Interventional Cardiology with expertise in treating routine and complex coronary and peripheral vascular disease, along with a strong foundation in the evaluation and management of structural heart disease.

By the conclusion of this fellowship, trainees will be expected to sit for the ABIM certification exam in Interventional Cardiology.

Number of fellows in the one-year Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program: One


Dr. Scott Laura - LSU Department of Medicine - Cardiology

Scott Laura, MD

Program Director




The clinical base for this fellowship is at the University Medical Center, New Orleans and affiliated clinics. 

In addition to the procedures performed at the hospital, trainees will attend the Interventional Cardiology clinic one half-day per week under the supervision of faculty members of the Section of Cardiology.

University Medical Center

2000 Canal St,
New Orleans, LA 70115

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Touro Infirmary

1401 Foucher St,
New Orleans, LA 70115
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Trainees are expected to attend and participate in bi-monthly Interventional Cardiology Conferences and Interventional Journal Clubs, as well as weekly General/Interventional Cardiology conferences (including but not limited to Case Conferences, Research Conferences, Grand Rounds, and Hemodynamics Conferences).

Applications are being accepted for the 2024-2025 fellowship. You may apply through ERAS or email 

You MUST be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident on form I-551, or a J-1 Visa holder to apply to our program.

We require:

  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation, including one from current/former program director
  • Personal statement
  • ECFMG certificate necessary for foreign medical graduates
  • USMLE scores
  • US Citizen, permanent resident (Form I-551), or ECFMG sponsorship as a J-1 exchange visitor only. (you must be employable under one of these three conditions when applying)


Dr. Scott Laura
c/o Ms. Judy Weber
Dept of Medicine Section of Cardiology
2021 Perdido St. 5th Floor
New Orleans LA 70112



In keeping with ACGME requirements, trainees are expected to be involved in scholarly activity during the course of their fellowship. Evidence of scholarly productivity is required for completion of the training program.



Questions about the program may be directed to:

Scott Laura, MD, program director  or  Judy weber, program coordinator