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Message from the Chief

Welcome to the Tulane University Heart and Vascular Institute (TUHVI) and the Section of Cardiology within the Department of Medicine at the Tulane University School of Medicine.  

Our nationally recognized faculty members are dedicated to the education and training of physicians in Cardiovascular Diseases. Patient care is of paramount importance to our faculty, fellows, and staff. We offer comprehensive heart and vascular clinical care at locations in Metairie at the Tulane Lakeside Clinic, in downtown New Orleans at the Tulane Medical Center, the University Medical Center of New Orleans, the Southeast Louisiana Veteran's Healthcare System, and on the Westbank at the St. Luke's Medical Center. In addition to patient care, our faculty and fellows engage in both basic and clinical cardiovascular research projects. 

Our physicians provide full cardiovascular care including: Interventional Cardiovascular Procedures, Advanced Heart Failure Treatment, Electrophysiology Treatment, Advanced Arrhythmia Management, Preventative Cardiology Services, Lipid Management, Hypertension Management, Women's Heart Disease Treatment, Peripheral Vascular (or Aerterial Disease) Management, Cardiac and Vascular Imaging, Vascular Surgery, and Endovascular Venous Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins.

I invite you to explore our website and learn more about our patient care services, fellowship training programs, and basic science and clinical research projects. 


Asif Anwar, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Interim Section Chief
Interim Director of Tulane Heart and Vascular Institute
Cardiac Care Unit Director, Tulane Medical Center
Cardiology Associate Director, University Medical Center of New Orleans



Academic Offices

Phone:(504)988-5152
Fax: (504)988-4237

Mailing Address:

Tulane University Heart & Vascular Institute
1430 Tulane Avenue, #8548
New Orleans, LA 70112

1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5152 medsch@tulane.edu