U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy Opens Regional Office In Metairie
METAIRIE, LA – U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to formally open a southeast regional office in Metairie, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at 3421 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 204.
Cassidy is a LA senator, physician, teacher, community leader, father and a husband.
Cassidy grew up in Baton Rouge and attended Louisiana State University (LSU) for undergraduate and Medical School.
For nearly three decades, Cassidy has provided care for uninsured and underinsured patients in Louisiana’s charity hospital system.
During this time, he co-founded the Greater Baton Rouge Community Clinic, a clinic providing free dental and health care to the working uninsured. Cassidy also created a private-public partnership to vaccinate 36,000 greater Baton Rouge area children against Hepatitis B at no cost to the schools or parents. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Cassidy led a group of health care volunteers to convert an abandoned K-Mart building into an emergency health care facility, providing basic health care to hurricane evacuees.
In 1990, Cassidy joined LSU Medical School following his tenure at Earl K Long hospital, where he taught medical students and residents while treating the uninsured.
Cassidy was elected to the Louisiana State Senate in 2006.
In 2008, he was elected to the United States House of Representatives to represent Louisiana’s Sixth Congressional District. In the U.S. House, Cassidy served on the Energy and Commerce Committee and supported a conservative agenda.
In 2014, he was elected to the United States Senate.
Cassidy is married to Dr. Laura Cassidy and they have three children. Laura is a retired general surgeon specializing in breast cancer. She helped found a public charter school to teach children with dyslexia. Bill, Laura and their children attend church at the Chapel on the Campus.