Sierra

Francisco J. Sierra, M.D., FACC

Private Practice

  • Cardiology Associates of North Mississippi, 2004 – Present

Education

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    – Vascular Medicine Fellowship Program. July 1, 1997 – June 30, 1998
  • Harvard Medical School
    – Massachusetts General Hospital, Cardiovascular Disease Noninvasive Fellowship Program,
    July, 1996 – June, 1997
  • University of Texas San Antonio
    – Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Rotation,
    March 1, 1996 – June 30, 1996
  • Tulane University School of Medicine
    – Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program, 1987 – 1989
  • Tulane University School of Medicine
    – Internal Medicine Training Program, 1984 – 1987
  • Stanley H. Kaplan Education Center National Boards
    – Review Course, 1982 – 1983
  • Honduras National University School of Medicine
    – Degree: Medical Doctor, 1977 – 1981
  • Honduras University School of Medicine
    – Pre-Med, 1973 – 1976

Experience

  • Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Gilmore Memorial Hospital, Amory, Mississippi, 1998 – 2004
  • Staff Cardiologist and Internal Medicine, Gilmore Memorial Hospital, Amory, Mississippi, 1994 – 1996
  • Director, Cardiology Service, Lallie Kemp Regional Medical Center, Independence, Louisiana, 1989 – 1993
  • Private Practice Limited to Cardiology, Coast Cardiovascular Consultants, Biloxi, Mississippi, 1991 – 1992
  • Private Practice Limited to Cardiology, Southern Cardiology Associates, Biloxi, Mississippi, 1990 – 1991
  • Emergency Department Staff – Independent Contractor, C & M Medical Services, Metairie, Louisiana, 1989 – 1990
  • Endocrine and Polypeptide Laboratories, Research Associate, Veterans Administration Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1982 – 1984
  • Part-Time Supervisor, Blood Center for Southeast, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1982 – 1983

Certification

  • University of Honduras School of Medicine, Medical Diploma, 1981
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Indefinite Certificate (ECFMG, VQE, & FLEX exams), 1982
  • Tulane University School of Medicine, Internal Medicine Certificate, 1987
  • Tulane University School of Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease Certificate, 1989
  • Veterans Administration Medical Center, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Certificate, 1989
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, 1990
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Cardiovascular Disease, 1993, 2003 Recertification
  • American Medical Association Certificate, Physician’s Recognition Award, 1995 – 1998
  • American College of Sports Medicine Certificate, Exercise Specialist Certification, 1995
  • American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer, 2003

State Licenses

  • Louisiana
  • Georgia
  • Mississippi

Memberships

  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers