CIS Welcomes Dr. Alvaro Manrique to Lafayette

Dr. Manrique

LAFAYETTE– Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) announces the addition of Dr. Alvaro Manrique, cardiac electrophysiologist, to its team of physicians in Lafayette.

As an electrophysiologist, Dr. Manrique specializes in diagnosing and treating atypical heart rhythms and conditions relating to the electrical activity of the heart. He is seeing patients at CIS locations at 2730 Ambassador Caffery and 441 Heymann Boulevard.

Dr. Manrique attended medical school and completed a year of internship in Arequipa, Peru. His internship and residency in internal medicine was completed at Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, where he also completed his fellowship in cardiovascular disease. His fellowship in clinical cardiac electrophysiology was completed at University Hospital Case Western Reserve at Harrington Heart and Vascular Institute in Cleveland, Ohio, where he was also named chief fellow.

Dr. Manrique is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. He is a member of the Heart Rhythm Society and has a particular interest in nitric oxide treatment and atrial fibrillation.

Learn more about Dr. Manrique or schedule an appointment at

About Cardiovascular Institute of the South
Founded by Dr. Craig Walker in 1983, Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) is a world-leader in preventing, detecting and treating cardiovascular and peripheral vascular disease. CIS offers a comprehensive heart and vascular program with expert physicians trained in many specialties, including internal medicine, nuclear cardiology, electrophysiology, lipid management, coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, valve disease, venous disease and interventional procedures. CIS has earned international acclaim as a pioneer of research, development and education, as well as an innovator in the treatment of peripheral vascular disease. With a dedicated team of more than 1,075 team members, CIS provides comprehensive cardiovascular care at 22 locations across Louisiana and Mississippi, with 10 telemedicine programs. CIS has also been recognized by Modern Healthcare as a Best Place to Work in Healthcare for three years in a row. CIS remains at the forefront of technology, providing the highest-quality, compassionate care. This mission has guided the institute for more than 38 years of excellence.  For more information about CIS, call 1-800-425-2565 or visit

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