Dr. Katherine L. Baumgarten, MD

Dr. Katherine L. Baumgarten, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine | Female | 47 years old

Dr. Baumgarten's professional interests include fungal infections in immunocompromised patients, soft tissue infections, and management...Read more

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Dr. Baumgarten's professional interests include fungal infections in immunocompromised patients, soft tissue infections, and management of the HIV disease. She...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Infectious Disease Medicine

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      • Infectious Disease
      • Internal Medicine

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      • Wound Care and Management

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      Education

      • Medical School
        LSU School of Medicine

        Graduated in 1995

      • Internship Hospital
        University of California

        Completed in 1998

      • Residency Hospital
        University of California

        Completed in 1998

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Ochsner

        Completed in 2000

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      • Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
      • Board certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine
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      Dr. Baumgarten's Care Philosophy

      Dr. Baumgarten's professional interests include fungal infections in immunocompromised patients, soft tissue infections, and management of the HIV disease. She earned her medical degree from LSU and completed her internship and residency at the University of California in Fresno. She completed her infectious diseases fellowship at Ochsner and has been on staff at Ochsner since the summer of 2000. She is board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases. Dr. Baumgarten is a member the American College of Physicians and a fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.