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Memorial Coast Heart Institute
CHI Clinic

Board-Certified Interventional Cardiologists

Current Science, Cutting-edge Technology
Optimal Patient Experience

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Professional, Caring Staff

CHI has been providing cardiology healthcare for over 20 years. We have served over 46,000* patients since 1998.
We helped educate our community, fight heart disease, and helped our patients have a better quality of life.
We did it because we believed in you, and you believed in us.

CHI Office Manager

Our mission

Dr. Baroudi — Bassam R. Baroudi, MD., FACC, FSCAI — has made it his mission, in the 1998, to serve our community and care for the hearts of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, guided by the best cardiology practice guidelines and highest ethical values. We still carry the same mission and hold the same ethical values, serving generations of our community.

Heart in hands

Caring for your heart

We provide the highest standard of cardiovascular (heart and blood-vessels


Your healthcare providers

Our practice is led by two board-certified interventional cardiologists and four experienced, licensed nurse practitioners, guided by the latest advances in medical science, technology, research, ACC guidelines, and over 55 years of combined healthcare experience.

Our staff

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We are located at 4215 15th Street
Gulfport, MS 39501

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Cardiovascular Healthcare Services

Read a brief description of each service below, or click on the corresponding image for more details

Office Visits

For new patients (no referral requested), new signs and symptoms, or scheduled follow ups

Electrocardiograms EKG

The intrinsic electrical current within the heart is recorded on the first office visit, and as needed on follow ups

Medication reconciliation

Medication review is typically done twice on every office visit


Ultrasound imaging of the heart to evaluate its structure and function

Stress Test

Increasing the workload of the heart to expose identify blockages of heart arteries that are asymptomatic at rest. Often followed by Perfusion Scan, and heart catheterization if test is positive

Perfusion Scan

Helps identify viable areas of the heart muscle ans guide the treatment plan


Tests performed at MHG include:

Heart and Vascular Cath


Pacemaker and Defibrillator implants

These devices are placed internally and connected to the heart to regulate heart rhythm, and deliver life-saving shocks when needed

Our Health Care Providers

Our cardiologists and nurse practitioners deliver the highest standards of health care in a warm, compassionate environment, creating long-term relationships with their patients.

Dr. Baroudi


Founder, Interventional Cardilogist

Caring for the heart of the Mississippi Gulf Coast is our mission, and our passion. Our patients are never just numbers. They are individuals from our community that we care about and do our best to help achieve good health and enjoy life free of heart-related medical problems

Shwan Jalal, MD., FACC

Interventional Cardiologist

Dr. Jalal is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, echocardiography and nuclear medicine.
He completed his cardiovascular and interventional fellowship in St. John Hospital & Medical Center in Detroit, MI. He has presented in numerous national meetings and had multiple research studies and publications.

Dr. Jalal

Robin Allen, NP

Robin Allen, NP

Cardiology Nurse Practitioner

Robin has over 15 years of experience in caring for patients with heart disease. She has a special interest in managing Congestive Heart Failure.

Jamie Wendling, NP

Jamie Wendling, NP

Cardiology Nurse Practitioner

Jamie has extensive experience in cardiology working directly with Dr. Baroudi at Memorial hospital and our clinic.

Tiffany Brosh, NP

Tiffany Brosh, NP

Cardiology Nurse Practioner

Tiffany has built up a great experience as nurse practitioner working with Dr. Baroudi both at the hospital and the clinic to add to her experience managing critical conditions as an Intensive Care Unit nurse in her previous appointment.

Jenny McKee, NP

Jenny McKee, NP

Nurse Practitioner

Jenny is expected to assume her NP role in May 2018

Patient Testimonials

Coast Heart Institute has served well over 30,000 patients since 1998 –We can't keep track since we switched over to Memorials system– many of whom continue to receive their cardiac healthcare at our clinic. We are proud of the excellence of our healthcare providers and loyalty of our patients. Here are some of their testimonials from our patient surveys and online sources. We only use patients' initials to protect our patients privacy and confidentiality—even when they have posted their reviews online.

Our News

News about our practice, latest research results and public health news, innovations,
and everything we feel could benefit you.

Job Board

We look for team leaders who are qualified, and are genuinely passionate to deliver the highest quality of health care to the highest level of ethical standards.
This is our culture at Coast Heart Institute.

Registered Nurse (RN)

  • Salary: Wage information will be provided by Employment Services at MHG.
  • Benefit: MHG offers a competitive benefits package. Information will be provided by Employment Services at MHG
  • Skills: clinical medical assistant experience
  • Location: Gulfport, MS

Administrative Secretary / Office Coordinator

  • Salary: Up to $
  • /hr
  • Benefits: Health, vision and dental insurance, PTO, retirement plan
  • Skills: Proficient in computer and office machinery use, proficient in Microsoft Office suite. See the job post for more details.
  • Location: Gulfport, MS


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This number is an estimate. Last reliable statistic was 45,297 patients in February 2016.