5 Tips to Prevent Heartburn

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Most of us have experienced that burning sensation in our chest we know as heartburn. Despite the name, the discomfort has nothing to do with the heart, but is caused by stomach acid splashing up into the esophagus where it doesn’t belong. Roughly 20 percent of all adults will experience heartburn once a month. Some […]

About Mark Hausmann

Mark Hausmann, MD, FACS, is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, and has practiced general surgery in Baton Rouge since 1992. He graduated from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, and later attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he received his Doctorate of Medicine. He then completed his general surgery residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Hausmann has been a fellow in the American College of Surgeons since 1995. He performs a wide variety of minimally invasive surgical procedures. Learn more about Dr. Hausmann by clicking here.

Thriving With Autism

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This is the second of a two-part series about autism in recognition of Autism Awareness Month. To learn more about identifying the signs of autism, read part 1 here. A diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects every member of a family differently. Being a parent of an autistic child with can be challenging but […]

About Dr. Steven Felix

Steven D. Felix, MD is Board Certified in developmental behavioral pediatrics. Dr. Felix attended Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts where he received his doctorate of medicine. He completed his residency Oakland Naval Hospital in Oakland, California. Dr. Felix specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and management of children with developmental and behavioral conditions. Learn more about Dr. Felix by clicking here.

How to Recognize Symptoms of Autism in Your Child

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This is part 1 of a two-part series about autism in recognition of Autism Awareness Month. When you read about autism spectrum disorder, the statistics can be alarming. Approximately 1 in 68 children in the U.S. are diagnosed—that means probably one child in every two elementary classrooms in the U.S. It’s also more common in […]

About Dr. Steven Felix

Steven D. Felix, MD is Board Certified in developmental behavioral pediatrics. Dr. Felix attended Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts where he received his doctorate of medicine. He completed his residency Oakland Naval Hospital in Oakland, California. Dr. Felix specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and management of children with developmental and behavioral conditions. Learn more about Dr. Felix by clicking here.

You’re Not Alone: Depression During and After Pregnancy

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The birth of a child is considered one of the happiest and biggest moments of a mother’s life, but many women suffer silently with depression and anxiety during pregnancy and after giving birth. In my experience as a psychiatrist, I’ve seen mothers experiencing depression and anxiety who suffer alone because of shame, fear or lack […]

About Dr. Eva Mathews

Eva Mathews, MD, MPH is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry with LSU Health Sciences Center, Department of Psychiatry and faculty in the LSU Our Lady of the Lake Psychiatry Residency Program. She received her bachelor’s degree from LSU in English and her medical degrees and a Masters in Public Health from Tulane University School of Medicine and School of Public Health, respectively. She completed her residency at Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program in Boston, Massachusetts. Her interests include women’s perinatal mental health, cognitive behavioral therapy for ADD/ADHD and teaching medical student and residents. Learn more about Dr. Mathews by clicking here.

Video: Superheroes Clean Windows at Children’s Hospital

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On April 20, 2015 a band of superheroes assembled to not only clean windows at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital, but to have a little fun as well! When windows need washing, who better than a group of expert window cleaners willing to make our patients smile too? Thanks to Expert Window Cleaning, […]