Cardiology jobs in Baton Rouge most often list as a stipulation Cardiology board certification (or eligibility) and a current louisiana state physician license. Doing a Cardiology residency or fellowship in louisiana is often helpful because it suggests the physician is aware of LA Medicaid policies.
Cardiology salaries for the south region of the U.S., including Baton Rouge, LA, average around $424,379. In contrast the U.S. average Cardiology salary is $398,034, meaning Cardiology jobs in Baton Rouge pay about 106.6% of the national average.
Given the unusual insurance and liability laws of louisiana, attention should be paid to topics like malpractice tail insurance.
Moreover, the effect of the federal PPAC Act on income for Cardiology practices is unclear.