Phillip A. Rozeman, M.D.
Fellow, American College of Cardiology
Phillip Rozeman, M.D., is the President and a founding physician of Cardiovascular Consultants. He is a native of Shreveport, and has been a practicing cardiologist in Northwest Louisiana since 1984. Dr. Rozeman has extensive experience and expertise in the field of invasive cardiology - being one of the pioneers of coronary angioplasty stenting procedures and dual chamber pacer implantations in this area. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board or Cardiology, and American Board of Interventional Cardiology.
Throughout his career, Dr. Rozeman has maintained an intense interest in quality improvement efforts in medicine, and is active as chief of that program at Willis-Knighton Health System - the largest private health system in Louisiana. He has served in many leadership roles at Willis-Knighton Health System. This includes tenures as Chief of Internal Medicine and Chief of Staff, as well as service on the Medical Executive Board since 1994. Currently, he serves as member of the Board of Trustees governing the Willis-Knighton system.
Dr. Rozeman is active in numerous civic and professional organizations with special focus on healthcare and education improvement in Louisiana. In addition to his leadership roles in his cardiology practice and the Willis-Knighton System, he serves as Chairman of the Governor's Region VII Healthcare Consortium. He took a leadership role in helping establish the first secondary smoke ordinance in Louisiana, and as Medical Director of Northwest Louisiana Red Cross, he led the effort to supply medical services to evacuees of Hurricane Katrina and Rita. For this work, he was honored by the American Lung Association of Louisiana with the 2006 Louisiana "Breath of Life" award and American Cancer Society "Distinguished Service Award".
Dr. Rozeman's involvement in education includes founding the regional education foundation Alliance for Education to increase community involvement in public education in Northwest Louisiana. Through this effort, business and community leaders have been active in support of excellence and innovation in classroom teaching. His leadership in local education efforts also includes work as chairman of the Caddo Education Taskforce - a grassroots initiative in Caddo Parish that developed and passed an $88 million bond issue for school improvements.
Dr. Rozeman recently led an effort to create the Louisiana Forum for Education Excellence to expand community leadership and build other education foundations around the state. For his work in education improvement, he has received several honors including Distinguished Partner in Education from the Louisiana Department of Education, Louisiana Association of Educators "Friend of Education Award", and the Blue Cross of Louisiana "Angel Award" for his efforts to help children in Louisiana.
Dr. Rozeman has served in several other community leadership roles including membership in both the local and state Committee of 100; as well as board positions in Committee of 100, Alliance for Education, LSU-Shreveport Foundation, Shreveport Medical Society, Northwest Louisiana Strategic Action Council United Way of Northwest Louisiana, Broadmoor Baptist Church, and chairman of the Caddo Chapter of the American Heart Association. He leads the "Shape SB" initiative to increase civic engagement with the creation of the Shreveport-Bossier "Civic Connector" group, and the development of a series of Community Forums around the core priorities of Shreveport-Bossier.
Dr. Rozeman has received previous recognition for community service from the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce as Business Leader of the Year, and the Louisiana State Medical Society "Community Service Award" in 2004. He has received local recognition as the LSU-Shreveport Alumnus of the Year and Shreveport Bar Association Liberty Bell Award. He was also honored as one of the first ten individuals chosen by The Times as "Community Leaders Who Make A Difference" in the new millenium.