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October 2013 Fitness: Fun in the Sun

October is perhaps the loveliest of months in New Orleans. The sun is out but the temperature is just right, the heady jasmine is in bloom and there is a wealth of outdoor activities in which to partake.

Fitness: September 2013

Aerial & Acro Yoga Are you looking for a way to take your yoga practice to new heights? Aerial and Acro Yoga are fun, challenging, and ultimately relaxing workouts that have only recently been offered in the Crescent City.

Marcel Bacchus, M.D.

Dr. Marcel Bacchus’ dedication to New Orleans—the city where he was born and raised—runs deep.

Meet + Greet: Tom Blakey

WWII Vet shares his D-Day memories with the city he loves

New Orleans Fitness

New in Nola: Team Tennis for All

Everett Robert, MD

Dr. Everett Robert is the department chair of neurosurgery at East Jefferson General Hospital and a practicing neurosurgeon at Southern Brain and Spine, a cutting-edge neurosurgical center in Metairie.

Rohan R. Walvekar, MD

“I believe in quality over quantity,” said otolaryngologist, Dr. Rohan Walvekar. “I would rather treat 15 patients extremely well than treat 30 and be stretched thin.”

Lesley Meng, MD

Dr. Lesley Meng is a native New Orleanian who recently returned to the Crescent City after a post-Hurricane Katrina displacement in Arizona.

Dance Your Way to a Fitter Physique

We’ve seen celebrities transform their bodies again and again on “Dancing with the Stars.”

Michael Weaver, MD

Dr. Michael Weaver has been performing cardiothoracic surgeries in the New Orleans area for over twenty years. He takes a two-pronged approach: he stays on top of all medical advances so that he can offer his patients the best of what is available, and he takes the time to educate his patients so that they […]

Paul Spring, MD

Dr. Paul Spring treats cancers of the head and neck. He began his career with medical research that contributed to several breakthrough discoveries. Nowadays he prefers to work directly with patients, and specializes in malignancies and benign surgical conditions of the head and neck.

Guy R. Orangio, MD

In September 2012, the LSU Health System welcomed its first colorectal surgeon, Dr. Guy Orangio. One of only 1200 colorectal surgeons in the U.S., Dr. Orangio treats colon, rectal and anal cancer, as well as inflammatory bowel disease, severe constipation, fecal incontinence and fistulas.