Cognitive and Memory Disorders
The Ochsner Neuroscience Institute Memory Disorders Program is an interdisciplinary team approach under the direction of a cognitive and behavioral neurologist with clinical care provided by a geriatric nurse practitioner, geriatric psychologist and a neuropsychiatrist. Neurology and psychiatry residents, post-doctoral fellows in Behavioral Neurology, Geriatric Psychiatry and Geriatric Medicine and medical students are an integral part of the clinic team.
Areas of Expertise:
- Memory loss
- Age-related cognitive changes
- Mild cognitive impairment
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Vascular cognitive impairment and vascular dementia
- Frontotemporal dementias, including behavioral subtypes, primary progressive aphasia, Pick’s disease and semantic dementia
- Cortical-subcortical dementias, including Lewy body disease and corticobasal degeneration
- Metabolic and genetic types of dementias of adult onset
- Mixed types of dementia and complex cognitive cases
Special Programs and Services:
- Expert care in the area of aging and dementia
- Early diagnosis and treatment
- Follow-up during disease progression
- Training program for physicians
- Research program in aging, dementia and stroke
For Referring Physicians
To refer a patient:
Call the Clinic Concierge at 504-842-7436 or 1-855-312-4190
- The Clinic Concierge assists with getting copies of patient records and scheduling clinic appointments.
- The Clinic Concierge team can also capture your preference for receiving post visit follow-up from the patient's appointment.