Najy Masri, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
MD - 2002
Dr. Masri joined the faculty of LSU School of Medicine in 2005 after completing his residency program at LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. He served two years as the charge physician at Odyssey House in New Orleans and has been on the medicine staff at University Hospital in New Orleans and Chabert Medical Center in Houma, LA since 2003. In 2006, Dr. Masri became the Director of Hospitalist Services at Ochsner-Kenner Medical Center.
The Aesculapian Medical Honor Society presented Dr. Masri with their Excellence in Teaching Award in 2004. He is a member of the American College of Physicians/Internal Medicine, the Society of Hospital Medicine, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Medical Association, the Louisiana State Medical Society, and the Jefferson Parish Medical Society. He is also a member of the LSU Faculty Mentors Program and a fellow of the LSU Academy for the Advancement of Educational Scholarship.
In 2010, Dr. Masri became the Chief of Medicine at Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner and has been instrumental in the development of protocol order sets as well as readmission prevention projects at that hospital.
He was recently inducted into the Who's Who in Medicine Higher Education.
Lectures at LSU School of Medicine, Dept of Medicine
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University Medical Group Independent Physicians Association
Ochsner-Kenner Medical Center
Almaskeen S, Narula T, Musa F, Masri N. “Acute Renal Infarction: An uncommon etiology of abdominal pain in a healthy adult.” Journal of Investigative Medicine. 59-2: 359, 2011
Njoku A, Nguyen L, Masri N. “A Case of Respiratory Failure from an Undiagnosed Myasthenia Gravis. Journal of Investigative Medicine.” 59-2: 366, 2011
Masri N, Lopez F. “The Latest on Ischemic Stroke.” Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. 161-5: 247-254, 2009
Reichert A, Masri N, Wardlaw R, Lopez FA. “A 64-year-old man with postprandial epigastic pain.” J La State Med Soc. 158: 2006. 181-186.
Masri N, Hebert C, Fiore C, Lopez FA. “An updated review on ischemic stroke.” J La State Med Soc 157(6): Nov-Dec 2005. 301-307.