Craig Walker, M.D.

Craig Walker, M.D.

Scientific Advisory Board Member

Dr. Craig Walker is the founder and president of the Cardiovascular Institute of the South. Board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology, he is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Cardiovascular Interventionists, the International College of Angiology, the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the Council on Clinical Cardiology. Dr. Walker founded and is the chairman of one of the largest cardiovascular conferences in the nation, New Cardiovascular Horizons, which educates and trains medical professionals on the latest techniques to treat coronary and peripheral vascular disease. He has also been the primary investigator for several cardiovascular and peripheral devices. Dr. Walker serves as a clinical editor of Vascular Disease Management (VDM) and editor for Global Vascular Digest, and he is on the editorial boards for Endovascular Today and the Journal of Endovascular Therapy. He earned his medical degree from the Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Medicine in New Orleans.  He began his postgraduate training with an internship and residency at Lafayette Charity Hospital in Lafayette, Louisiana.  He continued his training with a cardiology fellowship at Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans and a research fellowship at Harvard Medical School in Boston.