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Fontenot, Eudice, M.D.

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Dr. Eudice Fontenot is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Pediatric Cardiology) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and practices at Arkansas Children's Hospital.


He received his B.S. in Biology (Cum Laude) from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana and his medical degree from LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport. He completed an internship and residency at LSU Medical Center in Shreveport, serving as Chief Resident his last year. He did a fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at the University Of Florida College Of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida.


Following his fellowship he joined the faculty at the University Of Florida College Of Medicine as Director of the Pediatric Cardiac Transplant Program. He then moved back to Louisiana where he served as Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at LSU Medical Center in Shreveport. He then moved to LSU Health Science Center- New Orleans where he was Director of Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Children's Hospital New Orleans.


Dr. Fontenot joined the faculty at UAMS/Arkansas Children's Hospital in October 1998 as an Associate Professor. He became Medical Director of the Pediatric Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit and served in this capacity until late 2004 when he accepted the challenge to develop and direct the Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program at UAMS/ACH. He was awarded the first Heart of Excellence Award by his peers for his work in the CVICU, and has won the Red Sash Award three times by popular vote of senior medical students as an outstanding teacher. Dr. Fontenot is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Cardiology and Society for Cardiac Intervention and Angiography. He is board certified by the Board of Pediatrics and Sub-board of Pediatric Cardiology. His clinical interests are general cardiology and cardiac catheterization.