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Carl J. Lavie, MD

Carl J. Lavie, MD

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Cardiac Rehabiliation & Prevention

1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121

Phone: 504-842-5874

Assistant: Jean Ann Landry
Phone: (504) 842-1281

Member Since: 2011

Member Status: Fellow


Director of Exercise Testing Lab



Clinical Interest(s)

staff cardiologist

Research Interest(s)

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation - Prevention
  • lipids hypertension-obesity - exercise
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Current / Former SSCI Roles

About Carl J. Lavie, MD

Dr. Lavie graduated from Louisiana State University Medical School in 1983 and completed internal medicine residency at Ochsner and fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Mayo, where he joined the faculty in 1989. Dr. Lavie is Professor of Medicine and Medical Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Preventive Cardiology; Director, Exercise Testing Laboratory; and Staff Cardiologist, Echocardiographic Laboratory at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute in New Orleans, Ochsner Clinical School - The University of Queensland School of Medicine.

Dr. Lavie's research interests include cardiac rehabilitation and prevention, lipids, hypertension, obesity, and exercise, as well as noninvasive testing, encompassing echocardiography, exercise testing, and nuclear cardiology. He is the author of over 800 medical publications including 2 cardiology textbooks and 40 book chapters.

For the past 5 years, Dr. Lavie has served as Chairman of the Document Oversights Committee for AACVPR. He also served as Chairman of Vascular, Hypertension and Prevention for the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Lavie is Associate Editor and Cardiovascular Section Editor of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings and is Editor-in-Chief of Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases.

Dr. Lavie has been a member of the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation since 2011 and presently serves on the Editorial Board for The American Journal of the Medical Sciences.


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