Michael E. Fahr, MD, FACS, has joined the
North Oaks Medical Center
Shock Trauma team.
After earning a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University
in Baton Rouge, Dr. Fahr obtained a medical degree from Louisiana State
University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. He completed a surgical
internship at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, Tenn. and performed his
surgical residency at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center
College of Medicine, also in Chattanooga.
Dr. Fahr returned to Louisiana to complete fellowships in Trauma and Surgical
Critical Care at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in
New Orleans. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery in both
General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.
Other North Oaks Shock Trauma Center surgeons include: Medical Director
Juan C. Duchesne, MD, FACS, FCCP, FCCM;
Marquinn D. Duke, MD;
Lawrence E. Nelson, DO, FACOS; and
Rosemarie Robledo, DO. Patients also receive follow up care from Aaron Bateman, ANP-C, at
North Oaks Shock Trauma Clinic.
North Oaks Shock Trauma Center was verified and designated a Level II Trauma
Center by the
American College of Surgeons and
Louisiana Department of Health earlier this year. The Shock Trauma Center provides coordinated care and
trauma surgeons in-house at all times to attend to victims suddenly stricken
by serious traumatic injury. North Oaks is the only trauma center serving
Region 9, which is comprised of Tangipahoa, Livingston, St. Helena, St.
Tammany and Washington parishes.
In addition, North Oaks Shock Trauma Center is part of the
Louisiana Emergency Response Network (LERN), an agency of state government created to develop and maintain a statewide
system of care coordination for trauma patients.