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Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner to Offer Newly Approved Neuroendocrine Tumor Therapy

A neuroendocrine tumor (NET) is a rare, hormone-producing tumor that affects neuroendocrine cells present throughout the diffuse neuroendocrine system.  read more

Ochsner Health Center and Therapy & Wellness Tchoupitoulas Location Now Open

Ochsner Health Center – Tchoupitoulas is designed to serve the various healthcare needs of the Uptown community. Specialties offered onsite include primary care and podiatry for patients.  read more

Ochsner Health System Celebrates 2018 STAR Scholars

Over the course of four weeks, the 2018 STAR scholars met with more than 150 Ochsner employees from more than 50 departments and specialties across the Ochsner Health System. read more

Ochsner Urges Fireworks Safety

Many people consider fireworks to be harmless fun, when in fact they can be extremely dangerous, especially when used near children and teens. read more

Ochsner Hospital for Children Nationally Ranked in Pediatric Gastroenterology and GI Surgery

The only children’s hospital in Louisiana and Mississippi to be recognized, Ochsner Hospital for Children has one of the most comprehensive pediatric programs from Houston, Texas to Atlanta, GA.  read more

Warner Thomas, President and CEO of Ochsner Health System Named A 2018 Glassdoor Top CEO

Ochsner Health System President and CEO Warner Thomas has won a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award honoring the Top CEOs in 2018.  read more

Ochsner Health Center – Covington Completes Expansion

Services available at the expanded facility include a headache center, concussion management, occupational and physical therapy, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, sports performance coaching, physical medicine & rehabilitation and more. In total, the facility now encompasses 43,000 square feet, houses more than 36 specialties, has increased the number of patient rooms... read more

Early Detection Key to Skin Cancer Treatment in People of Color

For people of color, it can seem unnecessary to worry about sun exposure or skin cancer. But Suneeta Walia, MD, dermatologist at Ochsner Health System, cautions that this is not true. read more

College Cyclists Visit Ochsner Cancer Patients

The riders, students from the University of Texas, toured the Cancer Center and took meals with patients, their families, physicians, staff and University of Queensland-Ochsner Clinical School medical students. The Texas 4000 is the longest annual charity bike ride in the world. read more

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