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UQ – Ochsner Clinical School Celebrates 108 Doctors-in-Training at White Coat Ceremony

The University of Queensland (UQ) – Ochsner Clinical School celebrated 108 future doctors at the 7th Annual White Coat Ceremony. This significant achievement recognizes the medical students’ advancement to the clinical portion of their training. It also serves as a tremendous step forward in their medical education towards their careers... read more

Ochsner Health Center – Belle Meade Celebrates Grand Opening

Ochsner Health Center – Belle Meade held a grand opening community event and hosted tours of their new clinic on Saturday, January 14. This new clinic location provides an additional access point to the West Bank community for Primary Care and Physical Therapy services.  read more

Ochsner Health System Acquires MHM Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine Clinics

Today, Ochsner Health System (Ochsner) announced that they have acquired Millennium Healthcare Management, Inc. (MHM), increasing access to convenient, non‐emergency care and occupational health services in the Greater New Orleans area. read more

Ochsner Cardiologist Elected As Louisiana’s Governor for American College of Cardiology

Dr. Sangeeta Shah, Co-Director, Adult Congenital Heart Program and Director, Cardiovascular MRI, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, was recently elected Louisiana governor of the American College of Cardiology (ACC). read more

Ochsner Health System Brings Smoking Cessation Clinic to St. Charles Parish Hospital

Ochsner Health System has established a new Tobacco Cessation Clinic at St. Charles Parish Hospital as a resource to residents of St. Charles Parish and the surrounding areas who are looking to quit their smoking habit. read more

Severe Weather Alert: Ochsner Baton Rouge Urgent Care Locations to Close January 7

Due to severe weather warnings, the following Ochsner Baton Rouge health centers, clinics and urgent care locations will be closed on Saturday, January 7, 2017. These facilities will reopen for regular hours beginning Sunday, January 8, 2017.  read more

7 Health Apps to Help Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

As the New Year approaches, the resolutions start to set in.  As technology and innovation continue to advance, there are a number of good options to help you track and compare your fitness goals, in the form of downloadable apps. read more

Ochsner Cancer Institute Receives Donation for Breast Cancer Research from Hooters of Louisiana

Hooters of Louisiana recently raised over $50K in support of the Ochsner Cancer Institute. These funds will be used to research new and innovative breast cancer treatments. This donation comes as part of Hooters’ Give A Hoot fundraising program, designed to raise funds for breast cancer research. read more

Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore Now Offering Cutting Edge Robotic Surgery

It’s a first of its kind in Slidell. Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore is now offering state-of-the-art robotic surgery, or robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery, at its campus on Medical Center Drive. read more

Ochsner Recommends Migraine Prevention this Holiday Season

The festive holiday season can be a very joyful time of year, but hectic schedules and overindulgence can sometimes turn the most wonderful time of the year into the most stressful time of year. For migraine sufferers, the holiday stressors can also trigger migraines, which can contribute to the... read more

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