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

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

After receiving medical degrees and finishing residencies, the physicians became fellowship-trained in cardiology and interventional cardiology. Mendoza completed 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 fellowships 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.”

Yadav has been practicing medicine for eight years and Mendoza for 10t. 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.