David Carmouche, MD

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  • Dr. David Carmouche joined Ochsner with 19 years of progressive healthcare leadership experience in medicine and operations. In addition to his role as President of the Ochsner Health Network, Dr. Carmouche oversees the Primary Care and Urgent Care/Occupational Health service lines and all population health programs as the Senior Vice President of Community Care for Ochsner Medical Center -- Jefferson Highway. Before joining Ochsner, Dr. Carmouche served as the Executive Vice President of External Operations and Chief Medical Officer at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana in Baton Rouge where he successfully led important initiatives designed to organize care, improve quality and increase affordability. Dr. Carmouche earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Tulane University, a Medical Degree from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, and completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He also completed the Executive Program for Managing Health Care Delivery at Harvard Business School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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