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Our specialists are conveniently located in Kenner and in Uptown. Patients may make their own appointments for consultation or be referred by other physicians. We accept most insurance carriers, LA Medicaid and Medicare. Learn more about our department.

Hours: 8a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
St Charles Ave. Multi-Specialty Phone: (504) 412-1517
Kenner Multi-Specialty: (504)

Uptown- St. Charles Ave. Location
Kenner- Multi-speciaity clinic location
Caroline Barton, MD
Caroline Barton, MD
Brian Copeland, MD

Rima El-Abassi, MD

John England, MD

Jesus Lovera, MD

Piotr Olejniczack, MD

Jay Rao, MD

Amy Voigt, MD

Treatment options and associated services include, but are not limited to:



-Orthopedic surgery


-Rehabilitation medicine

About Our Department

The LSU Department of Neurology takes pride in providing a full range of specialized neurological services to our patients. Our services range from outpatient consultations to neuro-intensive care, including the diagnosis and treatment of the most complex conditions of the nervous system. Our physicians are dedicated to providing state-of-the-art, comprehensive services to patients suffering from conditions and disorders affecting the brain, nerves, and spinal cord.


As an academic medical affiliate we have the opportunity to utilize our abundant resources to conduct cutting edge research and offer unique treatments not found at other hospitals in the region. Advanced treatments for all neurological diseases including neuromuscular diseases, epilepsy, stroke, spine conditions, headaches (including migraines), multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s disease, and brain tumors are available.


Advanced and nationally recognized care is available for all major neurological and neurosurgical diseases in our specialized clinics:

· Our MDA-designated multidisciplinary ALS Clinic

· OurEpilepsy Center of Excellencedesignated by the State of Louisiana Board of Regents

· OurMuscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Clinic

· OurMultiple Sclerosis Society- designated clinic

· Our Neuropathy Association-designatedPeripheral Nerve Clinic


Our neurologists’ mission is to provide individualized care using the latest technology to perform minimally-invasive, targeted procedures—ensuring that we improve the lives of our patients.


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