Catherine C. Baucom, MD, PhD

Catherine C. Baucom
Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge 17000 Medical Center Drive Baton Rouge, LA 70816  (225) 752-2470
Office 17050 Medical Center Drive, Physicians Plaza II, 4th Floor Baton Rouge, LA 70816 225-755-3070
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Specialties Offered

  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer Surgery

Dr. Baucom is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  She completed her MD and PhD at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA.  She completed her intern year of general surgery at the University of Mississippi in Jackson, MS.  She returned to Tulane University School of Medicine to complete her general surgery residency.  She is a surgical breast oncologist who specializes in overall woman’s health with an emphasis on breast care.  She works with Dr. Robert Elliott at the Elliott, Barnett, Head Breast Cancer Research & Treatment Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 

This center is a comprehensive breast center that uses the latest diagnostic technology in breast health and cancer screening.  Every woman knows the result of her mammogram before leaving our office.  We also offer individualized vaccines for certain types of cancers including breast, prostate, colon, lung, and ovarian.  We are one of the few centers in Louisiana that use thermography as part of our breast cancer screening.  We offer a unique, compassionate, individualized, and comprehensive approach to breast health and breast cancer screening.

Clinical Interests

Surgical Breast Oncology

Languages Spoken


  • Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans LA
  • Residency: Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA