Chester J. Falterman, MD


Diagnostic Catheterization, Cardiac Imaging and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention


Ochsner Foundation Clinic and Hospital

Medical School

Louisiana State University


University of South Alabama Medical Center


American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

Awards and Honors

1974 Nicholls State University pre-med award for outstanding achievements in pre-med curriculum
1981 University of South Alabama, Victor C. Benator Award for outstanding teaching by house officer in internal medicine
1983 West Jefferson Medical Center, Marrero, LA 1983 Meadowcrest Hospital. Gretna, LA
1983 JoEllen Smith Medical Center, New Orleans, LA
1984 Lady of the Sea Hospital, Galliano, LA
1984 Introduced Cardiac Doppler to West Jefferson Medical Center
1987 Performed first aortic valve valvuloplasty in Louisiana following training at Hospital Charles Nicolle in Rouen, France
1991 Performed first directional coronary atherectomy on West Bank of New Orleans
1998 New Orleans Magazine/Woodward/White (Publishers of Best Doctors in America), selected as one of top cardiologists in New Orleans
2004, 2006, 2007, 2008-(Top 100 Doctors in New Orleans)New Orleans Magazine/Woodward/White, selected by peers as one of top cardiologists in New Orleans