Pediatric cardiologist joins medical staff

Thibodaux, LA, October 13, 2011 – Thibodaux Regional Health System is pleased to announce the addition of Aluizio Stopa, MD, Pediatric Cardiologist, to the medical staff. Dr. Stopa will see patients, age birth to 18 years, in his office located in the Medical Office Building at 604 North Acadia Road, Suite 409. Appointments can be made by calling (985) 449-4670.

Dr. Stopa received his medical degree from Faculty of Medicine of the Federal University of Juiz de Fora in Brazil. He is board certified in Pediatrics with subspecialty certification in Pediatric Cardiology. Additionally, Dr. Stopa currently serves as Director of Outpatient Pediatric Cardiology at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans, and is Associate Professor in Pediatrics at LSU School of Medicine’s Department of Medicine in New Orleans.

Thibodaux Regional is pleased to bring this much-needed service to the area through collaborative efforts with Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans.

Thibodaux Regional Health System, a 185-bed acute care facility, provides inpatient and outpatient care for the people of Lafourche and seven surrounding parishes. Highly specialized services offered include Heart Surgery, Medical and Radiation Oncology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, General, Laparoscopic, and Bariatric Surgery, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Women’s Services, Sleep Disorders, Behavioral Health, Home Health, and Inpatient and Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation Services. Nationally recognized for quality care and service, Thibodaux Regional has been named a Distinguished Hospital by J.D. Power and Associates and has been honored with the Press Ganey Summit Award for high levels of patient satisfaction. For more information, visit