Answers Straight from the Heart – Ask the Cardiologist

Heart disease, stroke, hypertension, blood clots - the list of serious cardiovascular conditions is long and too often deadly.  Keeping yourself informed on these conditions - and your risk for suffering from them - is a very important step in prevention and treatment.

To learn more, join Christopher S. Thompson, MD, FACC, a board certified cardiologist on staff at Memorial Hospital, for Answers Straight from the Heart-Ask the Cardiologist, a question and answer session that will keep you informed on heart health and the warning signs and treatment options for cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Thompson is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed his internship at LSU School of Medicine, his residency at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, and his cardiology fellowship at the University Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida. In addition to general cardiology, his areas of expertise include cardiac catheterization, cardiac rehabilitation and interventional cardiology.

Answers Straight from the Heart-Ask the Cardiologist is a free seminar being held at 6pm on Thursday, November 12, in the Shearman Conference Center at Memorial Hospital on Oak Park Boulevard. Refreshments will be provided, and reservations are required.

For more information or to make a reservation, please visit or call (337) 494-2936.