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David Borne, MD
Chief, Section of General Internal Medicine

Section of General Internal Medicine
LSU Health Sciences Center

1542 Tulane Avenue
Box T4 M-2, room 442
New Orleans, LA 70112
504-568-5722 (Phone)
504-568-2127 (Fax)

Dotsie Chlup 
Assistant Business Manager
Phone: (504) 568-4624
Fax:     (504) 568-2127
Email: dchlup@lsuhsc.edu

 

 
Clinic Information

Our faculty practice out of private and hospital based clinics in New Orleans and Kenner, LA.  

For more information on clinic practice locations, please click here.


Section of General Internal Medicine

The Section of General Internal Medicine is primarily a clinical section in the Department of Medicine at LSU. All clinical faculty members participate in the teaching and patient care activities of the section. Dr. David Borne is the Section Chief. The mission of the Section of General Internal Medicine is:

  • to provide excellent clinical care and service to patients.
  • to provide excellence in teaching in principles of General Internal Medicine and Preventive Care to medical students and house officers.
  • to participate in community outreach efforts to provide health education and promote wellness in the communities we serve.

Faculty

Borne, David, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, General Internal Medicine

Brown, Kate, MD
Assistant Professof of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics

Chauvin, Sheila, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Public Health

Eubanks, Robert, MD 
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Fontenot, Cathi, MD 
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Hart, Jennifer, MD 
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Lo-Blais, Betty, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics

McLean, Angela, MD 
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Nguyen, Le K., MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Nugent, Janice, MD, MSN
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics

Rousseau, Marcelle, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics

Springgate, Benjamin, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Public Health

Thien, Diana I., MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Youmans, Cassandra, MD, MPH, MSHCM
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

 

Curriculum

Teaching activities of the section include:

  • attendance on inpatient and outpatient services
  • ethics course for medical students (Dr. Amoss, co-director)
  • out-patient clinics at the University Medical Center - New Orleans, which is a residency run, staff-supervised indigent clinic for Charity Hospital (Drs. Eubanks, Hebert, and Hart serving as the primary attending staff)
  • acute inpatient medical detoxification unit in the University Medical Center - New Orleans, the only community indigent in-patient acute detox unit
  • physical examination component of the Intro to Clinical Medicine course for second-year medical students (Dr. Hebert, director)