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  • Physician at Baton Rouge General Among First to Perform New Stroke Prevention Procedure

    Minimally invasive technology temporarily reverses brain blood flow, treats carotid artery disease Baton Rouge, La. – Recently, a patient at Baton Rouge General was among the first in the country to benefit from a new stroke prevention procedure. Dr. Vince Weaver, a vascular surgeon with Baton Rouge Vascular Specialty Center, is the first physician in South Louisiana and the only physician ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Welcomes Sinus, Rhinology Specialists to Bluebonnet Campus

    Baton Rouge, La. – Today, Baton Rouge General announced that the Sinus and Nasal Specialists of Louisiana would open a clinic on the General’s Bluebonnet campus August 1. Dr. Henry P. Barham and Dr. Christian A. Hall will jointly operate the clinic, specializing in the care of complex sinus and nasal disorders. This practice offers in-office sinus and imaging technology for ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Celebrates Doctors’ Day with Superlative Awards and Social Media Campaign

    Do you remember your high school superlative awards? Most Athletic? Most Likely to Succeed? In honor of National Doctors’ Day – March 30 – Baton Rouge General hosted a physician superlative contest to celebrate. Voted on by hundreds of employees, the winners are: “We are privileged to not only have some of the most skilled physicians in the country practice medicine at ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Honors Outstanding Employees with Pinnacle Award

    Baton Rouge, La. – When a woman delivered her baby in a car right outside Baton Rouge General, a technician on duty ran outside and used her own shirt to wrap the tiny infant. When a young boy was injured in a car accident that claimed his father’s life, his pediatric nurse brought him treats every day and continues to check in on him regularly. Two years after a patient’s first ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Names Dr. Robert Kenney Vice President of Medical Operations

    Baton Rouge, La. – Baton Rouge nephrologist Robert J. Kenney, MD, has been named Vice President of Medical Operations for Baton Rouge General/General Health System. An American Hospital Association sponsored National Patient Safety Fellow with nearly 30 years of nephrology practice experience as well as having served in clinical leadership roles, Dr. Kenney will lead Baton Rouge ...
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