Robert W. Veith, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine- gratis

Section of Hematology and Oncology

4224 Houma Blvd
Metairie, LA 70006
Tel:   (504) 455-0600


MD - 1978
Louisiana State University School of Medicine


Robert Veith, MD, earned his medical degree in 1981 from the LSU School of Medicine, where is now a Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine/Hematology. He then took an internship in internal medicine at Memorial Hospital in Worchester, Massachusetts and a residency in internal medicine at Charity Hospital in New Orleans.  His four-year fellowship in Hematology was completed at the University of Washington in Seattle.

With Augusto Ochoa, MD, he directs the National Cancer Institute-funded Minority-Based Community Clinical Oncology Program (MB COOP) for the Cancer Center, and he was the original Principal Investigator for this grant. First funded in 1994, this program focuses on increasing the enrollment of minority patients onto state-of-the-art clinical trials for cancer treatment and cancer prevention and control.