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Cardiovascular Center, P.A.
264 Memorial Dr.
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 455-7001
fax (910) 455-9778
Cardiovascular Center P.A.
Diagnostic, Consultative, Interventional Cardiology

Medical Staff


Lakshmi Narasimhan, MD   
(Dr. Nara)

 is the founder of Cardiovascular Center, P.A. A renowned cardiologist, Dr. Nara is board eligible in cardiovascular disease, non-invasive echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. He is the current Director of Cardiology at Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, NC
Dr. Nara graduated from Mysore Medical College in India with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, in 1979. He completed his internship at Detroit Macomb Hospital in Detroit and his residency in Internal Medicine at Bon Secours Hospital in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Following his residency, Dr. Nara completed his fellowship in Cardiology at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ.  He also completed 4th year fellowship at ECU Cardiology in Greenville, NC.







John Puthenveetil, MD

(Dr. John)

Is a professional physician with over 40 years experience practicing 
in Internal Medicine and Cardiology.  Dr. John graduated from 
Banglore Medical College, Bangalore, University of Mysore, Mysore, 
India.  He completed his internship at Watts Hospital in Durham, 
NC and his residency in Internal Medicine at DePaul Hospital in 
Norfolk, VA.  Following his residency he completed his fellowship 
in Cardiology at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, VA. 
 

 

 

 

 

 

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