B. J. Brooks Jr., MD

B. J. Brooks Jr.
Ochsner Health Center - Summa (Bluebonnet Blvd.) 9001 Summa Avenue Baton Rouge, LA 70809  225-761-5200
Ochsner Health Center - O'Neal 16777 Medical Center Dr. Baton Rouge, LA 70816  225-754-3278
Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge 17000 Medical Center Drive Baton Rouge, LA 70816  (225) 752-2470

Specialties Offered

Dr. Brooks earned his medical degree from LSU. He completed his residency at Charity Hospital in New Orleans and his fellowship at the National Cancer Institutes Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Research Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncologyas well as by the American Board of Internal Medicine-Medical Oncology. Dr. Brooks has been on staff at Ochsner since 1987. His leadership positions at Ochsner have included Chief of Medicine, Chief of Medical Subspecialties, Chairman of the Research Committee, membership on the Research Advisory Committee, and was a former member on the Board of Governors of Ochsner Clinic Foundation. He also holds an elected position on the Board of Governors of Ochsner Clinic Foundation. Dr. Brooks has written many articles for scientific medical publications and has written chapters for several oncology textbooks. Dr. Brooks' expertise is in lung cancer, breast cancer treatment and prevention, and cancer genetics.

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Titles Held

Chairman, Department of Hematology/Oncology; Chief of Staff- Ochsner Medical Center Baton Rouge

Clinical Interests

Lung cancer, breast cancer treatment and prevention, and cancer genetics

Languages Spoken

English

Certifications Held

American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Charity Hospital New Orleans, Louisiana State University Medical Center
  • Residency: Charity Hospital New Orleans, Louisiana State University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: National Cancer Institutes Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Research Center'