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St. James Parish Hospital is extremely excited to welcome Dr. Nakash Grant,  Clinical  Cardiologist,  to  the  team  of  skilled  cardiologists  supporting  the  hospital  from Ochsner Health System.

This summer, St. James Parish Hospital announced a clinical affiliation with Ochsner for continuous cardiology support from a team of Ochsner Medical Center—Kenner physicians. This affiliation benefits the community through expanded local services, decreased travel time and greater access to world-class, quality care. The addition of Dr. Grant allows the team of cardiologists to increase coverage in our community. Patients can expect 24/7 cardiology support for ER and Inpatients, seamless transfer options, access to a national leader in cardiac care, outpatient cardiology clinics Monday through Friday mornings and quicker turnaround times on cardiology diagnostic tests.

Dr. Grant, who joins fellow Interventional Cardiologists  Lewis Siegel, Zola N’Dandu and David Liff, brings an impressive resume to the skilled group of physicians from Ochsner Medical Center—Kenner. Dr. Grant earned his undergrad degree from Andrews University in Michigan. His Medical school background includes attending Loma Linda University (Medicine), Kettering Medical Center (Internal Medicine) and Kettering Medical Center (Cardiovascular Medicine).  Dr. Grant completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Kettering Medical Center and his Cardiovascular Fellowship at Kettering Medical Center and Dayton VAH Medical Center all located in Ohio. Dr. Grant is a Board-Certified Internist and Board-Certified with the National Board of Echocardiography.

Outpatient appointments are available. To schedule a local appointment with a cardiologist from the Ochsner Medical Center—Kenner team, call 225.258.2037.

St. James Parish Hospital welcomes Dr. Grant to its team and looks forward to caring for more patients right here at home. St. James Parish Hospital is a Joint Commission Accredited Facility that has served the River Parishes for over 50 years. The hospital is committed to offering patients excellent, quality and compassionate care while continuously striving to bring more services home to the local community.  For more information about hospital events, physicians and news, visit and “like” the hospital on Facebook.

Ochsner Health System is southeast Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner’s 12 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 40 health centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across nine specialty categories. Ochsner employs more than 15,000 employees, over 900 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 400 clinical research trials annually. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

17-Oct-2014 to 17-Oct-2014

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