Founding partner of Ark-La-Tex Cardiology, APMC, Dr. Brown graduated magna cum laude from LSU-Shreveport in 1978 and from Louisiana State University School of Medicine – Shreveport in 1982. He completed his residency in internal medicine and his cardiology fellowship program at LSU Medical Center – Shreveport, LA.
Dr. Brown began practicing cardiology in Shreveport, LA in 1987 and founded Ark-La-Tex Cardiology in 1991. He is Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, and Internal Medicine. Dr. Brown is a Fellow in the American College of Cardiology and a Fellow in the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions. Dr. Brown previously served as Chief of Cardiology at Highland Hospital and is currently President and Managing Physician of Ark-La-Tex Cardiology.
Dr. Brown’s practice includes both invasive,noninvasive and interventional cardiology. His expertise includes diagnostic heart cath, coronary interventions including balloon angioplasty, rotational atherectomy, stents, laser and angiojet technique as well as pacemakers. He is also experienced in carotid angiography and peripheral vascular angiography as well as peripheral vascular interventions. Dr. Brown is fully trained to perform and interpret Coronary CT Angiography. He is experienced in nuclear cardiology and echocardiography. Dr. Brown has been involved in the research aspect of cardiology, including several large national trials. He was named Louisiana Rural Practitioner of the Year in 2005.
Dr. Brown has two great children and loves to hunt and fish.