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W. Baucum III, MD
Baucum is a Shreveport native who attended Jesuit High School
in Shreveport. He graduated magna cum laude from Washington
and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, and he earned his medical
degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New
Orleans. He completed his internal medicine internship and residency
at the University of Alabama in Birmingham and a fellowship in
cardiology and electrophysiology at Louisiana State University
Medical Center in Shreveport.
Baucum practices adult cardiology including interventional cardiology,
transesophageal echocardiography, and electrophysiology, in which
he specializes in devices including pacemakers, defibrillators,
and biventricular defibrillators.
Baucum is board certified in internal medicine and cardiology.
He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the Louisiana
State Medical Society, the Shreveport Medical Society, and the
American Heart Association. He is a past member of the American
College of Physicians. He is the holder of several U.S. patents
and was named Schumpert Medical Center Physician of the Year in