Trauma Surgeon Shahrzad Talebinejad, MD, has joined the
North Oaks Medical Center
Shock Trauma team.
After graduating from the University of Maryland in College Park with a
bachelor’s degree in Biology, Talebinejad earned a medical degree
from the Medical University of the Americas in Nevis, West Indies. She
then completed a general surgery residency at Ochsner Medical Center,
followed by a trauma and critical care surgery fellowship through University
Medical Center, both in New Orleans. Professionally, she belongs to the
American College of Surgeons.
While in college and in preparation for her future career caring for trauma
victims, Talebinejad volunteered in the emergency department of Shady
Grove Hospital in Rockville, Maryland. She also worked as an emergency
medical technician with the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department in Maryland.
Other North Oaks Shock Trauma Center surgeons include: Drs.
Marquinn D. Duke (medical director),
Rosemarie Robledo; and advanced practitioners
Lorris Bouzigard and
North Oaks Shock Trauma Center is verified and designated a Level II Trauma
Center by the American College of Surgeons and Louisiana Department of
Health. The center provides coordinated care with trauma surgeons in-house
at all times to attend to victims suddenly stricken by serious traumatic
injury. North Oaks is the only Level II 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.
For more information about North Oaks Shock Trauma Center, call North Oaks
Business Development at (985) 230-6647.