Dr. Diane Africk, MD

Dr. Diane Africk, MD

Save
Pediatric Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
66 y/o
(6)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Diane Africk, MD is a pediatric neurology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 38 years. She specializes in pediatric neurology.Read her story

Ochsner Health Center for Children - New Orleans

1315 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
Get Directions

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization
  • Medicaid

Learn about Dr. Africk

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Africk performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Brain Disorders
normal
more than 53% of peers
Epilepsy
normal
more than 39% of peers
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
normal
more than 33% of peers

Dr. Africk's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Africk's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Africk "Dr. Diane Africk earned her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine . She completed her internship and residency also at Tulane University serving as Chief Resident in Pediatrics. Dr. Africk then completed fellowship training in Child Neurology and Human Genetics both at Tulane University Hospitals in New Orleans. Dr. Africk is board certified in Pediatrics and has been on staff since 2007."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Africk "Dr. Diane Africk earned her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine . She completed her internship and residency also at Tulane University serving as Chief Resident in Pediatrics. Dr. Africk then completed fellowship training in Child Neurology and Human Genetics both at Tulane University Hospitals in New Orleans. Dr. Africk is board certified in Pediatrics and has been on staff since 2007."

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

24  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Syncope
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Tulane University Hospitals
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Tulane University Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane University Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Africk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Africk does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Africk and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Africk's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Africk to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Ochsner Health System

also has reviews with comments for this provider:

logo for Ochsner Health System
5.0
based on 34 total reviews (23 with comments)
SEE THESE REVIEWS AND COMMENTS

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Africk's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Patient Comments (2)

The BEST! Her empathy for special needs children is unmatched!! I have followed her from another Hospital to Ochsner and I would follow her to the end of the earth!!
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Horrible! After waiting 2 months for an appt for my grandson after he had a seizure, she ordered an MRI. Here we are, 2 months AFTER the MRI and she will not return calls regarding the results. Not even her nurse. The results were posted at myochsner.org but shouldn't the doctor call with a...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this

Thank you for this review. We're very sorry about your experience, and we'd like to have someone reach out to you personally. Please email us at connect@ochsner.org with your contact information so we can pass it along.

Flag this

More Pediatric Neurology Specialists like Dr. Africk at Ochsner Health Center for Children - New Orleans

Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist
(2)
Pediatric Neurology Specialist
(8)
Pediatric Neurology Specialist
(6)
Pediatric Neurology Specialist
(17)