March 10, 2019

Lakeview Regional Medical Center, a campus of Tulane Medical Center, announced the addition of Dr. Ali Khoobehi, a board-certified vascular surgeon, to Lakeview Regional Physician Group. 

“Having Dr. Khoobehi join our Lakeview Regional team is a tremendous benefit to our patients,” said Hiral Patel, Lakeview Regional CEO.  “His surgical techniques are highly specialized and will allow more patients to stay in the area for advanced and complex services.” 

March 12, 2019

Children’s Hospital New Orleans has been granted a three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Echocardiography in the area(s) of pediatric transesophageal, fetal, and pediatric transthoracic at the hospital’s main campus. In addition, Children’s Hospital’s Denham Springs and Northshore Centers have both been granted a three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Echocardiography in the area of pediatric transthoracic.

March 12, 2019

Envelopes revealing the number of new doctors who will train in Louisiana will be opened at the LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine Match Day Ceremony on March 15 at 11 a.m. at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Iberville Club Lounge. For graduating medical students, it is the culmination of months of interviewing with academic health centers and hospitals that have residency programs.  After the ceremony ends, the students will second line to Champions Square on the way to celebrations with their families and friends.

March 12, 2019

Children’s Hospital New Orleans announced the appointment of Lou Fragoso as the organization’s chief administrative officer. As chief administrative officer, Fragoso will serve as a senior adviser to Children’s Hospital CEO, John Nickens IV, and will manage a wide range of administrative and executive responsibilities.

March 12, 2019

While Kick Butts Day is targeted to youth and young adult smokers, everyone in the community, including parents, grandparents, and elected officials, should stand with young people as they take a stand against Big Tobacco.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each day in the United States, more than 3,000 youth aged 18 years or younger smoke their first cigarette, and an additional 700 youth and young adults become daily cigarette smokers.