Cardiology jobs in Shreveport usually have as a required qualification Cardiology board certification (or eligibility) and a current louisiana state physician license. Having done a Cardiology residency or fellowship in louisiana is often helpful because it means the physician is cognizant of LA licensure requirements.
Cardiology salaries for the south region of the U.S., including Shreveport, LA, average around $424,379. In contrast the national average Cardiology salary is $398,034, meaning Cardiology jobs in Shreveport pay around 106.6% of the national average.
Because of unusual insurance and liability laws of louisiana, care should be taken to address concerns like insurance premiums.
Equally important, the effect of the federal PPAC Act on patient loads for Cardiology practices is not yet obvious.