Amelia Jernigan, MD

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3601 Houma Blvd., Suite 302
Metairie, LA  70006

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1542 Tulane Avenue, Box T5-2
New Orleans, LA  70112
Phone: (504)568-4850
Fax: (504)568-5140


2005 - B.S. Newcomb College of Tulane University, New Orleans
2009 - M.D., Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia
2013 - Residency, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
2016 - Fellowship, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH


Dr. Amelia Jernigan has joined the LSU Health Sciences Center Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. She completed her medical degree at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA where she was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. She then completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD, where she served as Administrative Chief Resient and won the Ungula Sinistra award in recognition of her surgical skills and exceptional care of women with gynecologic cancer. This was followed by a fellowship in Gynecology Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. As a Gynecologic Oncologist, she specializes in the use of surgery and chemotherapy to treat gynecologic cancers and gynecologic conditions that require complex surgeries.

Dr. Jernigan is a fellow in the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is board eligible in gynecologic oncology and an active member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology. She has published and presented dozens of scientific abstracts and articles over the past several years and is actively engaged in research, hoping to advance the care and treatment options available to women.