Our Providers

Doctors Barrett and Mehmood have 60+ years of combined experience in treating venous disease. 

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Robert L. Barrett, MD

Robert BarrettMedical Specialty – Venous Disease

Education – Louisiana Tech University; LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans.  Internship LSU School of Medicine, Shreveport.  Residency in General Surgery Eastern Virginia School of Medicine.  Fellowship in Vascular Surgery at Eastern Virginia School of Medicine.  After completing two years in the United States Army and his training, he returned to Shreveport in 1978 to practice medicine.

Expertise - A board certified phlebologist, Dr. Barrett has spent the last 25 years focusing primarily on the diagnosis and treatment of lymphatic and venous disease.

Syed Mehmood, MD

Syed A. MehmoodMedical Specialty – Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

Education – Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.  Internship and Residency - Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center.  Fellowships – Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Ohio State University Medical Center.

Began practicing in 2009 and joined the staff at Willis-Knighton in 2015.

Expertise - Board Certified in Thoracic Surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and in General Surgery by the American Board of General Surgery.  Areas of interest include cardiovascular and vascular surgery including procedures such as MitraClip, TAVR, EKOS, EVAR, CABG, laser treatment of varicose veins, and ambulatory phlebectomy.

Cardiology services are available at Willis-Knighton Cardiology, located at both Willis Knighton North and Willis Knighton Bossier, and Pierremont Cardiology located at Willis Knighton Pierremont.