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 founder and chairman of one of the largest cardiovascular conferences in the nation, New Cardiovascular Horizons. He 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.
Dr. Walker 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.