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Orleans Medical Society Alliance honors 50-year anniversaries at 2017 Doctors’ Day Celebration

hall-of-fame-2014-webIn recognition of his dedicated service in both elected and appointed positions that uniquely contributed to the welfare of the LSMS, Patrick C. Breaux, MD of New Orleans, be elected to the Hall of Fame of the Louisiana State Medical Society.

Dr. Breaux received his BS degree from the University of Southwest Louisiana and medical degree from Tulane School of Medicine. He completed an Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases at Charity Hospital, Tulane Division.

He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. He is a Fellow in the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Breaux specializes in consultative cardiology. He has been on the Ochsner staff since 2005 and is Section Head of Consultative and Non Invasive Cardiology. He currently practices at Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans and Ochsner Heart & Vascular Health Center - New Orleans East. Dr. Breaux is past President of the Louisiana Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and has served on the Board of Governors of the American College of Cardiology. He is past President of the Orleans Parish Medical Society and past President of the Louisiana State Medical Society. He is on the Board of Louisiana Emergency Response Network and the Advisory Board of the Patient Compensation Fund. He is Vice President of Ochsner MSOC/SEC and Medical Director of Cardiology of Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans. He has been named Tulane Medicine Department AOA Community Teacher of the Year. He is listed as a Top Doctor in cardiovascular diseases in New Orleans Magazine and Louisiana Life Magazine.Dr. Breaux is a Veteran and enjoys gardening, fishing, hunting and cooking.

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    OPMS Members,

    Do you want to help improve the practice of medicine in Louisiana? Orleans Parish Medical Society wants to put your ideas into resolutions for the 2018 meeting of the Louisiana State Medical Society House of Delegates. Any solutions you suggest could become a new law or regulation to improve medical practice in Louisiana.

    Please email your ideas to OPMS jpittman@opms.org by Monday, October 30th.

    Thank you. -- Jim P.

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    On Sunday, March 19, 2017, Orleans Parish Medical Society Alliance honored Orleans Parish Medical Society members celebrating fifty years as medical doctors. The annual event took place at New Orleans Country Club.

    Mrs. Natalie Treadway, President, Orleans Medical Society Alliance, welcomed honorees and guests. Royce Dean Yount, MD, President, Orleans Parish Medical Society, assisted by George Ellis, MD, President-Elect, introduced and toasted the honorees. The 2017 honorees included: John O. Edmonds, Jr., MD, Calvin Johnson,
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    Membership in both organizations is encouraged but no longer required. The LSMS is

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE , March 22, 2017

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    "I'm excited to be working with Jim Pittman to help implement our strategic plan," said

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    Dr. Breaux received his BS degree from the University of Southwest Louisiana and medical degree from Tulane School of Medicine. He completed an Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases

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