New Orleans East Hospital Now Accredited For Concussion Management

NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans East Hospital is now an accredited facility for the management and treatment of concussions. 

         Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Russell Russo recently completed the Credentialed ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Test) Consultant Certification, which is the most widely used computerized neurocognitive test to evaluate and manage concussions, hospital reps said. NOEH is now one of three world-class programs in Louisiana dedicated to the analysis and treatment of traumatic brain injuries and concussions.

         Since launching its Sports Medicine Program in October 2016, NOEH is quickly becoming one of the premier destinations for the treatment and prevention of sports related injuries, hospital reps said.

         "We are so thrilled to be able to provide this service to the New Orleans community," Dr. Takeisha Davis, president and CEO, said. "Our Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Department specializes in providing exceptional preventive care and treatment services including orthopedic medicine and surgery, rehabilitation therapy, and advanced care for sports injuries."

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