Dr. Christopher Blais, MD

Dr. Christopher Blais, MD

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Infectious Disease Medicine  ·  
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54 y/o
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Dr. Christopher Blais, MD is an infectious disease specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in infectious disease medicine, hospice & palliative medicine, and more.Read his story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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This content was provided by Dr. Blais "Dr. Christopher M. Blais became Chairman of the Department of Infectious Diseases in 2012. A native of New Orleans, Dr. Blais received his bachelor’s degrees from the University of New Orleans in Chemistry and Biological Sciences. He earned his medical degree from the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans in 1994 where he was elected to membership in Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society as a medical student. He completed his internship, internal medicine residency and infectious diseases fellowship at LSU in 1999. While completing his infectious disease training, he earned a Masters degree in Public Health in Epidemiology from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. After serving on the faculty at LSUHSC from 1999-2001, he entered private practice in where he remained until joining the Ochsner medical staff in 2010. In 2011, Dr. Blais completed the American Medical Association – Medical College of Wisconsin Fellowship in Physician Ethics and Professionalism. His clinical and professional interests include general infectious diseases, infections of the central nervous system, medical ethics and professionalism, and palliative medicine. Dr. Blais is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, infectious diseases, and palliative medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and member of the Louisiana State Medical Society and the American Medical Association."
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4  Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Ethics

3  Board Certifications

  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Infectious Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

4  Conditions Treated

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Education

  • University of New Orleans
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Louisiana State Univ. School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • EJGH George Bailey Physician of the Year, 2004
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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