7 Ways to Take Care of Your Voice


The average person speaks 16,000 words a day. The human voice is something we exercise every day, yet is something most of us take for granted. The ability to speak is significant to quality of life and for most, is essential to professional and personal success. In recognition of World Voice Day, here are seven […]

6 Reasons Why Our Doctors Love What They Do


In honor of National Doctors’ Day, we asked our physicians about the favorite parts of their job and what inspires them. See their answers below and watch their in-person interviews in our Doctors’ Day video. 1. Doctors meet people from all walks of life. Dr. Gay Story, Endocrinology “It’s an honor and a blessing to […]

How Magnets Cure Acid Reflux


Everyone gets indigestion and heartburn from time to time, but for some individuals who get it several times every day, it can be a life-altering affliction. This severe form of acid reflux is called gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. In my experience as a surgeon for Our Lady of the Lake, I have worked with […]

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.