Dennis Kay, MD

Chairman, Department of Radiology

A New Orleans native, Dr. Kay received his undergraduate education at Tulane University where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed his Internship and Radiology Residency at Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans and served as Chief Resident during his senior year. He then completed his Fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Kay is a diplomate of the American Board of Radiology and has earned a Certificate of Added Qualification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology. He recently earned his Maintenance of Certification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of the Department of Radiology at Tulane University School of Medicine.

Dr. Kay is a former Board Member of the New Orleans Radiology Society and he is a Past President of the Radiological Society of Louisiana and a Past President of the Radiology Section of the Southern Medical Association. He currently serves as Councilor for the American College of Radiology and Oral Examiner for the American Board of Radiology. He has served as Chairman of the Technical Exhibits Committee for the Radiological Society of North America. He is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology and a Fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology.

Dr. Kay joined the staff at Ochsner Clinic in 1986. He served as Section Head of Interventional Radiology from 1990-1999 and Associate Chairman of the Department of Radiology from 1999-2006. He served as Interim Chairman of the Department of Radiology at Ochsner Medical Center New Orleans from May 2006 to December 2006. In January 2007, he was appointed Chairman of the Radiology Department at Ochsner Medical Center and later that year he was appointed System Chief for the Radiology Departments of the Ochsner Health System. In 2008, Dr. Kay was elected to the Board of Directors for Ochsner Health System.

Medical School

Tulane University School of Medicine

Internship

Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation

Residency

Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation

Fellowship

Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Hospital

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