|Neurosurgeon New Orleans,
Back Surgeon, Spine Surgeon, Southern Brain and Spine.
M. Voorhies, M.D.
3798 Veterans Blvd, Suite 200
Metairie LA 70002
To Schedule an Appointment (504) 535-7765, Ext.
3525 Prytania St., Ste 418
New Orleans, LA 70115
Ph: (504) 889-7200
Fax: (504) 889-7205
M. Voorhies, M.D. received his medical
degree from Tulane University, and before graduation
was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor
society for academic excellence.
He completed his neurosurgical residency at The
New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Center,
and stayed in New York an additional year for a
research fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Dr. Voorhies began his neurosurgical
career at Ochsner, where he remained for 22 years
– the last 10 of which were as Chairman of
the Department of Neurosurgery. In 2006 he left
to pursue a new practice opportunity and together
with his new partners help found Southern Brain
& Spine, LLC.
at Ochsner Dr. Voorhies was an
active member of the clinical faculty of the LSU
Department of Neurosurgery, and participated in
the educational training of residents at Ochsner.
As part of his academic activities at Cornell
and later at LSU, he authored or co-authored 43
medical articles and book chapters as well as
developing an experimental brain retractor that
was granted a U.S. Patent.
he has a patent pending on a new type of artificial
disc and a flexible rod for dynamic stabilization.
He is a member of multiple national neurosurgical
societies, and is a diplomat of the American Board
of Neurological Surgery.
Voorhies’ scope of practice includes
general adult neurosurgery with a special emphasis
on complex spine and minimally invasive spinal
operations. He was one of the first specialists
in this region to perform minimally invasive lumbar
Voorhies continues his interest in surgical
outcome research in an ongoing effort to monitor
and improve treatment results. He has been regularly
featured in the New Orleans Magazine annual listing
of best doctors. At this point in his career he
is extremely excited about his new clinical practice
environment centered on the campus of East Jefferson
General Hospital, which emphasizes individual
patient care and attention. Dr. Voorhies
looks forward to this wonderful opportunity to
continue to help serve the neurosurgical needs
of the Gulf Coast region.
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