Dr. David R. Powers was elected by the Medical Staff at Ochsner Northshore Medical Center in Slidell formally Northshore Regional Medical Center to serve as Chief of Staff-Elect in 2011. Dr. Powers is honored to serve in that capacity.
- Kidney and Hypertension Associates
- Kidney and Hypertension Associates is a physician group that specializes in the treatment of patients with kidney diseases, hypertension, diabetes and stone disease. Kidney and Hypertension Associates was formed by Dr. David Powers who started a part-time nephrology practice on the Northshore in 1998 in conjunction with LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans where he was a professor. Dr. Powers left LSU in the year 2000 to pursue a full-time private practice. Kidney and Hypertension Associates is the medical director of 4 dialysis units which are located in Hammond, Lacombe, and Slidell. Our physicians and nurse practitioner also care for patients in other dialysis units so as to provide service to all of the Northshore communities. In addition, Kidney & Hypertension Associates physicians and practitioners maintain a large hospital practice to care for our patients as well as to provide consulting services to other physicians in hospitals throughout the Northshore. Our goal is to be the premier nephrology practice on the Northshore and to continue the same compassionate care which we committed to from the start.