V. Antoine Keller, MD, Heads New Clinic at Bluebonnet Campus
BATON ROUGE, La. – Today, Baton Rouge General (BRG) announced that
it is expanding its cardiothoracic surgery services with the addition
of a new clinic, Baton Rouge General Physicians Cardiovascular and Thoracic
Specialists, on its Bluebonnet campus.
Dr. V. Antoine Keller, a board-certified cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon,
will perform adult cardiac and thoracic surgery with special expertise
in heart valve and minimal access surgery, as well as trans-catheter valve
replacement. In addition, Brooke Everett, RN, will coordinate the clinic’s
structural heart disease programs.
Dr. Keller completed his general surgery internship, residency and research
fellowship at Tulane School of Medicine and his thoracic and cardiovascular
surgery residency at the Carolinas Heart Institute in Charlotte, N.C.
He is board certified in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. Dr. Keller
attended the University of California in Los Angeles for his undergraduate
studies and Duke University School of Medicine, where he graduated with
honors. He maintains membership in the American College of Surgeons, The
Society of Thoracic Surgeons, The Southern Thoracic Surgeons Association,
and numerous other professional organizations.
Baton Rouge General Physicians Cardiovascular and Thoracic Specialists
8888 Summa Avenue, Suite 300
Medical Tower 4
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone: (225) 237-1515
V. Antoine Keller, MD, FACS
A Louisiana native, Dr. Keller spent a large part of his early childhood
in East Africa, while his father was completing a Ph.D. in Political Science
and researching Ethiopian politics. Over the years he has been involved
in various community groups including The Boys and Girls Clubs of America
and Climbing for Kids, both charities that inspire kids to test their limits.
For more information, call (225) 237-1515.
About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community
hospital with 588 licensed beds between two campuses. Baton Rouge General
opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community
with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital
since 1991, Baton Rouge General serves as an affiliate of Tulane University
School of Medicine, and offers other medical education programs, including
a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine
Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine
Fellowship Program. For more information, visit
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