Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease
& Interventional Cardiology


LSU Health Sciences Center
Doctor of Medicine
Harry E. Dascomb Outstanding Senior Student in Infectious Disease
John B. Bobear Outstanding Senior Student in Pulmonary Medicine
New Orleans, LA
Aug 1995‐June 1999

Louisiana State University
Bachelor of Science, Zoology
Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Fellow
Baton Rouge, LA Aug 1991‐June 1995


Coronary and Peripheral Vascular Intervention Oct 2005‐Oct 2006
The Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, Mo
St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City/The University of Missouri at Kansas City

Cardiovascular Disease July 2002‐June 2005
LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA
Charity Hospital and University Hospital Campuses
Touro Infirmary Hospital
Memorial Medical Center, Mercy Campus


Internal Medicine June 1999‐June 2002
The George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC
The George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC
The Veterans Affairs Hospital, Washington, DC
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, MD


Louisiana Heart Center Feb 2017‐Present
901 Gause Blvd., 2nd Floor
Slidell, LA 70458

Louisiana Heart Hospital and Medical Group Aug 2013‐Feb 2017
64030 LA‐434
Lacombe, LA 70445

Cardiovascular Associates, LLC, Covington, LA
Sept 2006‐Aug 2013
Scopes of Clinical Practice:

  •  Coronary intervention/Transradial angiography and PCI
  •  Intravascular Ultrasound
  •  Peripheral Vascular Intervention
  •  TEE, Nuclear Stress Testing, Stress Echocardiography
     General Cardiology


North Oaks Medical Center
15790 Paul Vega MD Drive,
Hammond, LA 70403

Lakeview Regional Medical Center
95 Judge Tanner Blvd
Covington, LA 70433

St Tammany Parish Hospital
1202 S. Tyler St.
Covington LA 70433

Slidell Memorial Hospital
1001 Gause Boulevard
Slidell, LA 70458

Our Lady of the Angels Hospital
433 Plaza St.
Bogalusa, LA 70427

Cypress Pointe Surgical Hospital
42570 North Airport Road
Hammond, LA 70403


Site Director, Combined LSUHSC/LHH Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program
July 2015‐present

Coroner, St. Tammany Parish
Nov 2013‐April 2014

Co‐Director Cardiovascular Service Line, Louisiana Heart Hospital
July 2015‐Aug 2016

At‐Large Representative, Medical Executive Committee, Louisiana Heart Hospital
Jan 2013‐present

Chairman Utilization Review Committee, Louisiana Heart Hospital
Aug 2013‐present

Chairman Quality Committee, Louisiana Heart Hospital
Jan 2014‐Aug 2016

Member, Physician Executive Committee, Louisiana Heart Hospital
Jan 2014‐Aug 2016

Vice‐chief of the Medical Staff, Lakeview Regional Medical Center
Jan 2013‐Aug 2013

Member Medical Executive Committee, Lakeview Regional Medical Center
Jan 2008‐Aug 2013

Chairman Cardiology Services, Lakeview Regional Medical Center
Sept 2007‐Dec 2012

Chairman of Cardiology Services, St. Tammany Parish Hospital
Jan 2012‐Dec 2013

Member Medical Executive Committee. St. Tammany Parish Hospital
Jan 2012‐Dec 2013


American Board of Internal Medicine
Certification in Internal Medicine : Oct 2002‐Oct 2012
Certification in Cardiovascular Disease: Nov 2006‐Nov 2016
Certification in Interventional Cardiology: April 2016‐Dec 2026

National Board of Physicians and Surgeons
Certification in Internal Medicine: Current
Certification in Cardiovascular Disease: Current




Fellow, American College of Cardiology Oct 2008‐present
Member, Louisiana State Medical Society Sept 2006‐present


Outcomes of 1,090 consecutive, elective, nonselected percutaneous coronary interventions at a community hospital without onsite cardiac surgery.
Frutkin, AD; Menon, PV, et al; American Journal of Cardiology 2008 Jan 1;101(1):53‐7

Varied low‐density lipoprotein binding property of proteoglycans synthesized by vascular smooth muscle cells cultured on extracellular matrix.
Vijayagopal, P;Menon, PV.Atherosclerosis . 2005, vol. 178(1): 75-82

B‐type natriuretic peptide in the management of patients with congestive heart failure.
Menon, PV; Glancy DL. J La State Med Soc . 2004 Mar‐Apr;156(2):78‐82


Cobra PzF Shield Trial
Use of a novel bare metal stent for treatment of coronary artery disease

Angel‐Med Guardian Trial
Assessment of intracardiac electrogram measurement of ischemia

Glagov Clinical Trial
Assessment of novel injectable anti‐lipid agent for CAD regression by IVUS criteria

REG‐1 Clinical trial
Novel IV anti‐platelet agent compared to Bivalirudin for elective PCI