School of Medicine

Department of Otolaryngology

Dr. Laura Pelaez Headshot


Laura Pelaez, MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery


A native of Cali, Colombia, Dr. Pelaez received her medical education at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, and subsequently completed her residency training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery here at LSU. She then went on to join our faculty as a comprehensive Otolaryngologist at University Medical Center in New Orleans, where she is now the Otolaryngology service site co-director. 

Dr. Pelaez will be seeing patients within our comprehensive Otolaryngology division, providing in-depth management of wide-ranging conditions of the head and neck while working in conjunction and collaboration with other divisions within our department to facilitate the highest quality coordinated Otolaryngology care.


Dr. Pelaez sees patients at the following location:

University Medical Center
2000 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

Call (504) 702-3440