Peggy Jo Alker, NP

  • Nurse Practitioner-Ambulatory, Southshore Region
  • 1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA, 70121
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  • Peggy Jo (PJ) Alker was born and raised in New Orleans, LA. She earned a master of science in nursing degree from Loyola University New Orleans. She has been board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners since 2003. She has a strong cardiac nursing background and initially worked in Baton Rouge as a cardiac nurse practitioner. After working there for several years, she changed her path to hematology/oncology in 2007. She joined the Ochsner team in 2016 after moving back to her hometown. PJ has a clinical interest in breast cancer but does see all solid tumor types.