Dr. Charisse Ward serves as a cardiologist at Cardiovascular Institute of the South in Baton Rouge. She specializes in the diagnosis and prevention of cardiac and peripheral vascular disease.
Dr. Ward earned her doctorate from Boston University in Massachusetts and holds a Master of Public Health from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of the Virgin Islands with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She also served honorably as a Commissioned Officer in the United States Navy for five years. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Yale University, where she also completed fellowships in general cardiology, advanced heart failure/heart transplant, peripheral vascular and interventional cardiology.
Dr. Ward previously worked as an Assistant Professor of Interventional Cardiology at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, where she focused on complex coronary revascularization and the treatment of peripheral vascular disease.