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Frank R. Cerniglia, MD

Section Head, Pediatric Urology
Accepting New Patients
Frank R. Cerniglia, MD
5 of 5 Stars
Based on 28 Patient Verified Ratings
Years Practicing

Frank R. Cerniglia, MD

Section Head, Pediatric Urology
Accepting New Patients
Primary Location
105 Medical Center Dr
Slidell, LA 70461
Ochsner Health Center for Children - River Chase
69318 Highway 21
Covington, LA 70433


Frank Cerniglia, MD, specializes in pediatric urology at Ochsner Health. Dr. Cerniglia is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine. He completed his Urology Residency at LSU / Charity Hospital. He continued his studies in a Pediatric Urology Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. He previously joined the Ochsner team in 1990 to 1998. Upon leaving Ochsner, he established his private practice in the Greater New Orleans area. Post Katrina, he relocated to Richmond, Virginia, where he practiced at Childrens Urology of Virginia. Ochsner is excited to have Dr. Cerniglia back at home in New Orleans.

Education and Training

Medical School

LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans


Charity Hospital/LSU Division
Field of Study: General Surgery


Charity Hospital/LSU Division
Field of Study: General Surgery


Baylor College of Medicine
Field of Study: Urology


  • American Board of Urology - Urology

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Ochsner Patient Verified Reviews

To obtain patient ratings and comments, we partner with Press Ganey, an independent patient satisfaction company that works with more than 26,000 healthcare organizations to improve the patient experience. These patient verified ratings are based on the “likelihood to recommend” physician scores on the nationally developed Medical Practice Survey. Actual top box results for this question are translated to a 1-5 scale, and the star scores are measured on that scale, with 5 being the best score.

December 2023

He talked me through everything multiple times, communication was great. Very caring. The best doctor I've ever come across. 10/10.

December 2023

I'm so appreciative of Dr. Frank. Went to multiple doctors over a period of many months and no one could diagnose my son's problem. Some even brushed us off as normal growing pains. But Dr. Frank took the time to do a thorough examination and not only diagnose the problem but also corrected it. My son is healthy and completely pain free. Can't thank you enough

September 2023

Dr. Frank Cerniglia Jr. explained things thoroughly and reassured us. He listened carefully and left decisions up to us for care.

August 2023

I was very impressed.

July 2023

Dr. Cerniglia was absolutely wonderful. So detailed, thorough and patient with the kiddos.