Edmund Kerut MD

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Edmund Kerut M.D. F.A.C.C.

Dr Kerut's Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Kerut graduated with special distinction in Biomedical Engineering from Mississippi State University, where he is currently Adjunct Professor of Engineering. He then received his M.D. from the University Of Mississippi School of Medicine. He completed an Internal Medicine residency at the Medical University of South Carolina, followed by a cardiology fellowship at the University of Maryland. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Echocardiography and Cardiac Computed Tomography (Cardiac CT).

Dr. Kerut is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Society of Echocardiography. He is a Diplomat in Cardiovascular Computed Tomography as well as Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography. He sub-specializes in non-invasive heart testing (echo and CT) and has a strong interest in preventive cardiovascular care. Additionally, for over 20 years Dr. Kerut has evaluated commercial and recreational divers from all over North America with unexplained decompression sickness for heart or lung shunts.

Dr. Kerut has published well over 100 articles and abstracts in medical journals, has written several medical book chapters, and two medical textbooks. He is the senior editor for Echocardiography, a medical journal with worldwide distribution.

Basic research interests include writing computer analysis programs to evaluate cardiac and nerve electrical signals, microscopic images of tissues and cells, blood vessel branching patterns, and quantitate contraction patterns of lymph ducts. Through his research he developed a patent for tissue imaging.

Dedicated to his patients and profession, Dr. Kerut is also a family man. He is married to a physician and has three children. He is a member of First Baptist Church of New Orleans.

He has had an interest in health and injury prevention in young athletes, including dehydration and heat related illness and arm injury related to pitching in baseball. He has written several papers on the subject which can be accessed above.