Baptist Health Heart Institute Welcomes Drs. Jerson Mendoza, Kapil Yadav

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Drs. Jerson Mendoza and Kapil Yadav, both interventional cardiologists with Arkansas Cardiology, recently joined the Baptist Health Heart Institute-North Little Rock.

After receiving their medical degrees and finishing their residencies, the physicians became fellowship trained in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology. Mendoza completed his fellowships at the University of Miami/Jackson Health System in Miami Florida and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York, respectively. Yadav completed his at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans and the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix, respectively.

“I strive to provide patient-centered care using the latest advancements in treatments and state of the art technologies in order to alleviate any cardiac condition,” said Mendoza, who speaks Spanish fluently.

“Coming from a family of doctors, I understand the importance of cultivating and maintaining life-long meaningful relationships with my patients,” said Yadav. “I like to treat patients as my family.”

Mendoza has been practicing medicine for 10 years and Yadav for eight. Both are board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology. Their expertise combined includes Coronary Angiography, Vascular and Intravascular Ultrasound, Fractional Flow Reserve, Optical Computer Tomography, High-risk Coronary and Peripheral Vascular Interventions, Percutaneous Mechanical Circulatory Support, Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty, Transthoracic Echocardiography, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Myocardial Perfusion and Peripheral Vascular Imaging, Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring, Holter monitoring, Ankle-Brachial Indexing, Nuclear Medicine Stress Testing, and A.V. Graft Studies.

Baptist Health Heart Institute-North Little Rock is located at 3343 Springhill Drive, Suite 1035, in Baptist Health Medical Center-North Little Rock. Mendoza and Yadav, as well as the institute’s five other physicians (Drs. Ben Starnes, Jeffrey Neuhauser, Jay Geoghagan, Thomas Conley and Charles Caldwell), are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

About Baptist Health: Baptist Health is an Arkansas-based, locally owned and managed, not-for-profit, and faith-based healthcare organization. Baptist Health is also Arkansas’ most comprehensive healthcare organization with more than 9,300 employees operating nine hospitals. For more information about Baptist Health or Baptist Health physicians, call Baptist Health HealthLine at 1-888-BAPTIST.  Find us on Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube.