College: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – School of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship/Residency: Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease and internal medicine
Board Certified, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (CBNC) in nuclear cardiology
Board Certified, International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) in cardiac rhythm device therapy
Fellow, American College of Cardiology
Fellow, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
Areas of Expertise
Lake Charles Memorial offers transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) with the Edwards SAPIEN 3 valve. This procedure is approved for use in patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis when open heart surgery would be too high of a risk. Our multi-disciplinary heart team consisting of interventional cardiologist Edward Bergen, MD take a rigorous approach to patient care through our Valve Clinic. With the innovative procedures we are utilizing in treating aortic valve disease, including balloon aortic valvuloplasty (BAV) and TAVR, patients can have an enriched and improved quality of life.
Lake Charles Memorial’s interventional coronary care program is ranked as the top program in the state and as one of the top 100 programs in the country. The analysis is conducted by CareChex®, which looks at patient safety, inpatient quality and measures of mortality, complications and readmission rates.
Accepted Health Plans
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Before moving to Lake Charles, Dr. Bergen served 14 years as a U.S. Army
doctor at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso and Brooke Army
Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, achieving the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
He also served in Operation New Dawn in the 86th Combat Support Hospital
at Sather Air Base, Baghdad, Iraq.