Aluizio R. Stopa MD

Aluizio R. Stopa, MD

  • Specialty:  Pediatric Cardiology
  • Bio

    Dr. Aluizio Stopa specializes in Pediatric Cardiology at Children’s Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Sub-Board of Cardiology.

    Dr. Aluizio Stopa attended medical school at the Faculty of Medicine of the Federal University of Juiz de Fora in Brazil. He completed his residency at Babies Hospital (now Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital) in New York, Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

    Dr. Stopa continued his training at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital by completing his fellowship in pediatric cardiology. He joined LSU Health and Children’s Hospital in New Orleans in 1986.

    His clinical interests include general pediatric cardiology.

    When asked why he continues to practice Pediatric Cardiology, Dr. Stopa said, “I see kids at every age in their development, from birth through early teens. It amazes me how far Pediatric Cardiology has come since I started practicing, and I am fortunate to be able to help more and more families each year.”

    Dr. Stopa is fluent in both English and Spanish. 

    Dr. Stopa sees patients at the main campus of Children’s Hospital in Uptown New Orleans and at Children’s Hospital Northshore Center in Covington.

    To schedule an appointment at any location, please call our scheduling line at 504.896.2888.

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