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Jesus Lovera, MD, MsPH


Associate Professor of Neurology
Director, LSU Multiple Sclerosis Clinic


LSU Healthcare Network Clinic 
Kenner Location
200 West Esplanade, Suite 701
Kenner, LA  70065
Phone: (504) 412-1705
Fax: (504) 412-1702

Downtown Location
478 S. Johnson Street, 5th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 412-1517
Fax: (504) 412-1518

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Masters in Science in Public Health - Biostatistics


Dr. Jesus Lovera is a board certified neurologist. He completed his neurology residency at Tulane Medical Center in 1998.  During his residency, Dr. Lovera also pursued a Masters in Science in Public Health-Biostatistics at the Tulane School of Public Health, earning his degree in 2003. He completed a three-year clinical and research fellowship in multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunology at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon in 2007 and recently has moved back to New Orleans to join the LSU Department of Neurology.

Dr. Lovera devotes his clinical practice and research efforts to the diagnosis and treatment of Multiple Sclerosis. His past research has focused on evaluating new therapies for cognitive impairment in MS. His current research focuses on evaluating green tea as neuroprotective therapy for MS using MRI spectroscopy.

Clinical Interests

Multiple Sclerosis


Devic's Disease

Neuromyelitis Optica


Research Interests

Botanical agents



Green tea


Optic Coherence Tomography

Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy


Teaching Activities

Demyelinating disease student and resident lectures

MS Clinic 

Selected Publications

Safety and Neuroprotective Effects of Polyphenon E in MS; Pilot and Phase II protocol

Neuroprotective Effects of Polyphenon E in MS Pilot Study

Neuroprotective Effects of Polyphenon E in MS Phase II



Additional Info

To make an appointment please call the LSU Healthcare Network Clinic at:

(504) 412-1517

(504) 412-1518

LSU Healthcare Network
Neurology - 5th Floor
2025 Gravier Street
New Orleans, LA 70112



For directions

LSU Healthcare Network
Neurology - 5th Floor
478 S Johnson St
New Orleans, LA 70112