Cardiovascular Institute of the South Names New CEO

Ryan HebertHOUMA, La. – Ryan Hebert will take over as CEO of the Cardiovascular Institute of the South on July 1. 

For the past two years, Hebert has served as CIS’s chief operating officer. He joined CIS in 2014, beginning as a cath lab director and practice administrator in Luling. He moved into a leadership role as an executive vice president of cardiovascular services. The company said he has enhanced the management, supervision and quality of catheterization labs.

Hebert holds a master’s degree in healthcare administration from Louisiana State University in Shreveport and a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Phoenix. He is also a certified radiologic technologist.

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“It is an honor and a privilege to assume the role of CEO at CIS, and I look forward to building upon the culture, mission and vision that my predecessors and our founder, Dr. Craig Walker, have established,” said Hebert in a press release.  “As the model of CIS grows to a national platform, we have an opportunity to enhance the care we provide to our communities as we continue to fight cardiovascular disease, the number one cause of death in our country.”

Hebert succeeds David Konur, who served as CEO of CIS for 24 years. Konur will now serve as CEO of Cardiovascular Logistics, a new cardiology platform founded by CIS.

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