Interventional Cardiologist Joins St. Bernard Parish Hospital Services

St. Bernard Parish Hospital is proud to announce the affiliation of Jose’ Antonio Silva, M.D., an interventional cardiologist. Dr. Silva earned his medical degree in Lima, Peru and then completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois. He completed Fellowships in Cardiovascular disease, Interventional Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular Intervention at Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation.
Dr. Silva joined the Community Medical Group-St. Bernard, Inc., in early August.
He provides comprehensive cardiovascular specialty services and is accepting new patients. Services offered include: cardiac myocardial perfusion imaging, cardiovascular stress testing; pacemaker insertion or replacement; cardiac ablations; coronary angiography; cardiac catheterization; carotid artery stent placement; peripheral artery catheterization; non-coronary angioplasty, atherectomy, stenting and valve repair or replacement. Patients can also benefit from very specialized services such as cardioverter-defibrillator insertion, removal or repair, as well as, thrombolysis and varicose vein treatment.
Charlie Lindell, St. Bernard Parish Hospital chief executive officer said, “ We welcome Dr. Silva to our hospital. He is providing vital services to individuals who are experiencing and managing a wide variety of cardiac conditions. He has outstanding credentials and skills to provide the highest quality of care to our patients.”
Dr. Silva is joining the 90 physicians currently serving St. Bernard Parish Hospital and the citizens of St. Bernard Parish. His office is in the Medical Office Building, located at 8050 W. Judge Perez Drive, Suite 2300, directly adjacent to the hospital. Appointments can be made by calling 504-826-9655.
St. Bernard Parish Hospital is a service district hospital owned by the citizens of St. Bernard. It is a full service hospital offering emergency services on a 24-hour, 7 day a week basis. It has state-of- the-art technology in its inpatient and outpatient services and over 90 physicians practicing in its facility. It has a workforce of 400 and has a reputation for personal care. It is the heart and soul of healthcare in the St. Bernard community.