Dennis M. Occhipinti, MD, FACS

Education

  • University of New Orleans, LA Bachelor of Arts in Biology, 1973
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA Doctorate of Medicine, 1977

Residency

  • 1977-1978 Lafayette Charity Hospital – Lafayette, LA Rotating Internship
  • 1978-1979 Carraway Methodist Hospital – Birmingham, AL General Surgery Internship
  • 1979-1982 LSU Department of Otolaryngology – New Orleans, LA- Charity Hospital Otolaryngology residency

Accreditations

  • Diplomate- American Board of Otorhinolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery – 1983 to present
  • Fellow- American College of Surgeons – 1984 to present

Professional Memberships/Honors/Awards/Professorships

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, LSU Department of Otolaryngology – New Orleans, LA – 1983 to present
  • Visiting Surgeon, Charity Hospital, New Orleans, LA – 1983 to 2005
  • Public Speaker- Community Education Seminars, Physician Education Seminars, Radio Programs, Etc. 1983-present (Schering, Aventis, Pfizer, Glaxo-Smithkline)
  • Past president Greater New Orleans Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • Past Chief of Surgery Humana Hospital, New Orleans, LA
  • Past Chief of Surgery Columbia Lakeside Hospital, Metairie, LA
  • Past Chairman, CME Committee Columbia Lakeside Hospital, Metairie, LA
  • Past Officer Louisiana Society of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
  • Past Chairman, Critical Care Committee Methodist Hospital, New Orleans, LA
  • Board of Trustees, Columbia Lakeside Hospital, Metairie, LA – 1992-1996;Chairman of Board of Trustees- 1995
  • Past Secretary of Medical Staff Columbia Lakeside Hospital
  • Medical Consultant Southern Sleep Inc, Jackson, TN – 1995 to present
  • Medical Consultant Sleep Labs of Acadiana, Lafayette, LA – 1997-2005
  • Director, Neonatal Hearing Screening Programs: Methodist Hospital (past), Lakeland Hospital (past), Columbia Lakeside Hospital (past)
  • Director, Neonatal Hearing Screening Program, Tulane Lakeside Hospital, Metairie, LA – 1995 to present