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Clinical Care

The section currently is involved in three major clinical initiatives which include General Endocrinology clinics, an Obesity Clinic and a resident directed continuity diabetes clinic. Through these initiatives, the Section physicians deliver a high level of medical care to large numbers of patients with diabetes mellitus, lipid abnormalities, thyroid disorders,osteoporosis, and other endocrine diseases.

General Endocrinology Clinics

General endocrine cases are seen at three locations. These clinics are staffed by faculty endocrinologists and primarily serve adult patients who are being evaluated or treated for any endocrine condition.

LOCATIONS:

Public Clinic at the Lord and Taylor Building
1450 Poydras Street, 3rd Floor
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
Phone: 504-903-2373 and 504-903-5467
Patients are seen Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings

Kenner Clinic
200 West Esplanade Ave, Ste. 205
Kenner, Louisiana 70065
Phone: 504-412-1705
Website

St. Charles Clinic
3700 St. Charles Ave,
New Orleans, Louisiana 70115
Phone: 504-412-1366

 

Resident Primary Care Diabetes Clinic

The resident directed continuity diabetes clinic is an innovative concept where Internal Medicine residents have a continuity clinic whose patient population consists primarily of type 1 and 2 diabetes. The clinic is unique in that each resident will see his own patients on a continuity basis with a staff endocrinologist to address the special needs of the diabetic patient. Although the clinic is a primary care clinic, it is staffed by Section Endocrinologists and therefore has a standard of care for diabetes as established in specialty clinics.

Lord and Taylor Building
1450 Poydras Street, 3rd Floor
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
Phone: 504-903-2373 and 504-903-5467

 

Obesity Weight Loss and Management Bariatric Clinic (OWL MBA Clinic)

The Obesity Weight Loss and Management BAriatric clinic (OWL MBA Clinic) is a multidisciplinary co-operative initiative run through the Lord and Taylor Building's outpatient clinic facility here on the LSUHSC New Orleans Campus.

The program involves clinical staffing from the Endocrine division of the Department of Medicine, food and nutrition services, clinical psychiatry, and the bariatric section of the Department of Surgery. In addition, the clinic has dedicated nursing and nurse assistant staffing with projected involvement of the Department of Social Work for ongoing ambulatory coordination of care and optimization of weight management efforts among the program participants.  The Department of Pharmacy will provide ongoing surveillance and consultation services to ensure appropriate medication choices for the management of coexisting co-morbidities among program participants and safe use of pharmaceutical weight loss adjuncts as part of the comprehensive management program.

Information for Interested Patients
About the OWL MBA Program - PPT
About the OWL MBA Program - PDF

More about the OWL MBA Clinic
OWL MBA Program Structure 
Clinical and Administrative Staff
Clinic Teaching and Research 

The OWL MBA Clinic is currently accepting new patients. 

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