For many women of reproductive age, their OB/GYN might be the only physician they see on an annual basis, if they have no other health issues. Dr. Jennifer L. Lapeyrolerie, an OB/GYN physician who has been practicing at Touro for nearly two decades, sees this with many of her patients.
Four years ago, Jessica Zanca had what she calls “an eye-opening experience” that started her on a path to physical and emotional transformation that would eventually put her on stage during bodybuilding competitions.
Dr. James Mansfield, an internal medicine physician at East Jefferson General Hospital, dedicates much of his practice to the treatment of what he refers to as “the New Orleans trio,” which includes the lifestyle diseases diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure.
Few physicians are able to pinpoint the exact moment when they knew they wanted to become a doctor, much less the type of medicine they wanted to practice, but, for Dr. Murtuza J. Ali, a cardiologist at LSU Health Sciences Center, that moment occurred during a science class when he was 13 years old.
For more than 25 years, Dr. Raymond DeCorte has been serving the patients of East Jefferson General Hospital in a variety of capacities. After graduating from Louisiana State University Medical Center, Dr. DeCorte completed his residency in general surgery at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile, Alabama.
Many doctors experience a feeling of a higher calling to go into medicine, but Dr. Meredith Maxwell, a primary care physician with Crescent City Physicians, can even identify the exact moment when she knew she wanted to become a physician.
New Orleanians are fortunate to have a variety of leisure activities to fill weekends and holidays, and when one grows tired of food festivals, live music and ever-flowing cocktails, the tranquility of a slower-paced lifestyle is only a short drive away.
“What’s the point of living if you can’t have fun?” That’s a question that will probably ring true with many New Orleanians, but for Dr. Gary Menszer, vice chairman of the cardiology division at East Jefferson General Hospital, it’s not only the title of a song he wrote, it’s also a sort of mantra.
As we age, our skin becomes thinner; it loses fat; and it no longer looks as plump and smooth as it did in our youth.
As an interior designer with nearly 40 years of experience, Beth Claybourn certainly knows about décor, but she also knows a great deal about people and their tastes.
It’s not often that people are able to turn their passion into a career, but Dr. Robert Hancock, board-certified veterinary surgeon and director of South Paws Veterinary Specialists, is one of those fortunate few.
Sure, signs of aging are a fact of life — and there’s something to be said for aging gracefully — but today’s advances in technology offer non-invasive, effective treatment methods for turning back the clock. Or at least helping you look like you did!
Shirley Herstein’s Steinway & Sons piano has been with her for more than six decades. From her childhood home in Philadelphia, it has traveled with her across the country as she followed her husband, Harvey, during a stint with the Navy, before settling in New Orleans, where it has survived — just barely — multiple […]
There are apps available today to make us healthier, smarter, more organized, more informed and more connected. Whatever you need, you guessed it, there’s an app for that. And thanks to Koby Sackey and Dennis Bourn, now there is even an app to make us feel safer!
“When it comes to a stroke, time is brain,” explains Dr. Amparo Gutierrez, a neurologist at Touro Infirmary. Stroke is an emergency and should be treated as such.