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More Than 200 Ochsner Health Physicians Recognized in Annual “Best Doctors” List

Two hundred and twenty-three physicians from across Ochsner Health and its partner hospitals were named to the 2019 “Best Doctors” list published annually by New Orleans Magazine.

This year, 633 physicians in 73 specialties in New Orleans were recognized as “Best Doctors.” Ochsner hospital, facilities and affiliated hospitals accounted for more than 35% of the list, representing more than 50 specialties – cardiovascular disease, family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology and pediatrics, to name a few. The complete list of New Orleans honorees was featured in the August edition of New Orleans Magazine.

Honorees represent the following Ochsner hospitals:

  • Ochsner Baptist – A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center
  • Ochsner Hospital for Children
  • Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans
  • Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore
  • Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner

Honorees represent the following Ochsner Health facilities:

  • Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center
  • Ochsner Health Center – Covington
  • Ochsner Health Center – Elmwood
  • Ochsner Health Center – Lake Terrace
  • Ochsner Health Center – Lapalco
  • Ochsner Health Center – Mandeville
  • Ochsner Health Center – Metairie
  • Ochsner Health Center – Mid-City
  • Ochsner Health Center – O'Neal
  • Ochsner Health Center – Slidell
  • Ochsner Health Center – Tangipahoa

Honorees representing Ochsner partners:

  • St. Tammany Parish Hospital
  • Terrebonne General Medical Center
  • Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center

“Our dedicated team of physicians strives to provide exceptional and compassionate healthcare every day,” said Robert Hart, MD, FAAP, FACP, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Ochsner Health System. “We’re honored to see so many of our doctors recognized for their dedication to building a healthier, stronger community.”

Each year, New Orleans Magazine spotlights New Orleans physicians selected to the “Best Doctors in America® List” compiled annually by Best Doctors, Inc.® (a division of Teladoc Health). Physicians are selected as “Best Doctors” based on the results of an extensive peer-to-peer survey of medical professionals. Approximately, 40,000 physicians from across the country are selected by their peers as “Best Doctors,” representing 4% of physicians.

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About Ochsner Health System

Ochsner Health is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 40 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and specialty hospitals, and more than 100 health centers and urgent care centers. Ochsner is the #1 ranked hospital in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report and is recognized as a “Best Hospital” across two specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 70 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner Hospital for Children is the only facility in Louisiana to be recognized as a top 50 children’s hospital by U.S. News & World Report for three consecutive years. Ochsner employs nearly 25,000 employees and over 4,500 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts more than 700 clinical research studies. Ochsner Health is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.