Our Stories

Every day, Ochsner takes care of hundreds of patients and each story is unique. Whether you are a patient, family member, caregiver, physician or donor, we invite you to share your story. We'd like to not only hear about your experience but also to share it across Ochsner Health System to recognize the care teams who touch lives in many different ways. 

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Ochsner's Own: Alexandra Wright

"I love being a pediatric hospitalist at Ochsner as it enables me to fulfill my passion for caring for children at the hospital while also giving me the opportunity to participate in activities such as scuba diving where I am able to help make children and their caretakers happy as well!"

Alexandra Wright | OMC - Jefferson Highway

Ochsner's Own: Remembering Dr. Edward D. Frohlich

It is with fond memories, but a heavy heart,​ that I reflect on the life of Alton Ochsner Distinguished Scientist Edward D. Frohlich, MD, a longtime friend, esteemed physician and Ochsner colleague who passed away on August 16 at the age of 87.

Dr. Edward D. Frohlich | Ochsner Health System
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Katie Staiger

Ochsner's Own: Katie Staiger

Child Life Services is the light that helps kids be kids – even when they’re in the hospital. Child life specialist Katie Staiger shares her story and what she loves most about her job.

Katie Staiger | OMC - Jefferson Highway

Lindsay Groom: You CAN Have It All

Since starting at Ochsner, Lindsay has developed the best work/life balance, where she feels respected as a working professional and as a mom. "Ochsner has shown me that you can have it all."

Lindsay Groom | Business Office - Benson Tower
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Ochsner's Own: Keiva Smith

Meet Ochsner's Own Keiva Smith. Her story of strength and growth is an inspiration to all.

Keiva Smith | OMC - Jefferson Highway
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