Darrell Solet, M.D. receives Board Certification in Cardiovascular Disease.

December 3, 2018

Dr. Darrell Solet recently became board certified in Cardiovascular Disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

“We are very proud of Dr. Solet on his recent accomplishment. Becoming board certified shows his aspiration for ongoing learning and professional growth in the field of Cardiology”, said Aphreikah DuHaney-West, CEO of Teche Regional Medical Center.

Board certification is a prestigious designation acknowledging a physician has achieved practice-based knowledge in a given specialty that is broad, deep, and current. The board’s program for maintenance of certification assures that the physician continues to meet the highest professional standards and knowledge while enhancing it in their practice.

Originally from Houma, Louisiana, Dr. Solet attended Louisiana State University where he received a Bachelor of Science in microbiology and a Bachelor of Arts in English literature.  He also studied at the Southern Illinois University of Carbondale, where he participated in the Medical/Dental Education Preparatory Program. He received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, where he currently holds a position as Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine.

Dr. Solet completed his internal medicine residency at Indiana University School of Medicine, where he received the A. Ebner Blatt Memorial Award and also served as chief medical resident. He completed his cardiology fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. 

Dr. Solet serves as the medical director for the Morgan City location for the Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) and also serves as director of the CIS telemedicine program.  He plays an integral part of the structural heart program and assists with the MitraClip procedure for mitral valve disease, aortic valve repairs and left ventricular plication procedures.  He has authored and co-authored publications in cardiovascular medicine, and his primary areas of interest are preventive cardiology, valvular heart disease, clinical education and advancing the reach of cardiology services to critical access areas through telemedicine.  Dr. Solet also serves as the Chief of Medicine for Teche Regional Medical Center.