Joseph L. Fredi, MD, Joins Willis-Knighton Cardiology

Jan 04, 2019

Joseph-FrediJoseph L. Fredi, MD, FACC, interventional cardiologist, has joined Willis-Knighton Cardiology after 20 years of practice at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.

Dr. Fredi graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers University and with highest honors from the University of Tennessee School of Medicine and then completed an internship and residency at University of Rochester-Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.Y. He completed a cardiology fellowship and then remained as faculty at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville. He co-founded the structural heart disease program and served as the medical director of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at Vanderbilt. Over the past eight years, he was honored by the cardiologists in training at Vanderbilt with the Cardiology Teaching Award. Dr. Fredi is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in interventional cardiology and cardiovascular disease as well as internal medicine.

“He is a great addition to our cardiology group and our community,” said Willis-Knighton Cardiology co-founder Phillip A. Rozeman, MD. “He not only brings great experience and innovation as a leader at a distinguished medical school but joins with Dr. Wenwu Zhang to give our group the two most experienced physicians in structural heart disease in the Ark-La-Tex.”

Willis-Knighton Cardiology also includes Phillip A. Rozeman, MD, FACC; Frederick J. White, III, MD, FACC, FCCP; Ajaya K. Tummala, MD, FACC; Basel Kasabali, MD, FACC; Paul G. Cole, MD, FACC; William Britton Eaves, II, MD, FACC; Wenwu Zhang, MD, PhD, FACC; Amber M. Shah, MD, MPH; Sai Konduru, MD, MPH; Jagan Beedupalli, MD, MPH, FACC, and Michael Langiulli, MD, FACC.

These 12 physicians offer a full array of cardiovascular services at offices in Shreveport, Bossier City, Minden, Natchitoches, Vivian, Homer and Ruston, including general cardiology, diagnostic and interventional procedures.  

The doctors accept new patients and most insurance plans.

To learn more about Dr. Fredi, please visit