Louisiana Medical License

An incoming fellow must obtain a FULL physician's medical license in Louisiana. This process can take up to 6 months, especially for foreign medical graduates. The applicant that is accepted must apply for their license by the end of December. You must have a full Louisiana medical license to begin your fellowship. Please go the LSBME website and review the application process and requirements.  It is strongly suggested you do so prior to applying for our fellowship.

The LSBME requires a personal appearance by you. Therefore, you will have to make a separate trip to Louisiana for this well before the start of the fellowship.


Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program

Number of fellows in the one-year Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program: 1

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 Disease and are eligible to sit for the ABIM certification exams in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. 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.


The clinical base for this fellowship is at the University Medical Center and
affiliated clinics http://www.umcno.org/ 
In addition to the procedures performed at the hospitals, trainees will attend the Interventional Cardiology clinic at UMCNO one half-day per week under the supervision of faculty members of the Section of Cardiology.


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.


Murtuza Ali, MD serves as program director for the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program. In addition, trainees will work with Pramilla Subramaniam, MD, and Pedro Cox-Alomar, MD


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
2017-2018 Conference Schedule

House Officer Manual


Applications will be accepted for the 2020-2021 fellowship through ERAS


Questions about the program may be directed to Dr. Murtuza Ali, Program
Director, at mali@lsuhsc.edu or mailed to him at the following address.

Dr. Murtuza Ali
c/o Ms. Judy Weber
Dept of Medicine Section of Cardiology
533 Bolivar St Box CSRB 3-42
New Orleans LA 70112