Dr. Burke Brooks Jr, MD

Dr. Burke Brooks Jr, MD

Hematology & Oncology  |  
Male  |  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Burke Brooks Jr, MD is a hematology & oncology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in hematology & oncology and oncology.

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Top Care Areas


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Blood Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brooks Jr "Dr. Brooks has been on staff at Ochsner since 1987. His leadership positions include Chief of Medicine, Chief of Medical Subspecialties, Chairman of the Research Committee, membership on the Research Advisory Committee and member of the Board of Governors of Ochsner Clinic Foundation. Dr. Brooks' expertise is in lung cancer, breast cancer treatment and prevention, and cancer genetics. He has written many articles for scientific medical publications and chapters for several oncology textbooks. Dr. Brooks earned his medical degree from LSU. He completed his residency at Charity Hospital in New Orleans and his fellowship at the National Cancer Institutes Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Research Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology and by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Medical Oncology."


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  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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  • New Orleans
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Charity Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • National Cancer Institute's Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Research Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brooks Jr' Reviews

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based on 17 total reviews (3 with comments)

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Dr. Brooks Jr' Performance

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Patient Comments (3)

He filled in for another oncologist before my chemo, but apt. had been scheduled for quite some time.. He did not even take the time to look up my electronic chart before entering exam room - knew nothing about my treatment nor condition. Was ok with a couple of questions, but after that, it was...more
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in Baton Rouge, LA
I have had great experiences with Dr Brooks, he has been on top of my diagnosis and has provided me with informed resources and information, and has been very involved in preventative testing.
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in holden
He is very experienced with his profession very friendly and helpful with all questions I have about my cancer. He goes above and beyond expectation for my Dr.
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