Our Lady of the Lake Announces Specialists at New Neurology Clinic
Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group is pleased to welcome Joseph A. Acosta, MD and Kevin J. Callerame, MD as specialists to its new Neurology Clinic at 5247 Didesse Drive in Baton Rouge.
The Neurology Clinic provides the highest quality care related to the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the brain and nervous system, including seizures, stroke, carpal tunnel syndrome, nerve disorders, Parkinson’s disease, dementia and nerve pain.
Dr. Acosta specializes in general neurology, clinical neurophysiology and is trained in neurovascular ultrasound with a special interest in the treatment of stroke. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas in 1989. Following his internship in internal medicine, Dr. Acosta completed a residency in neurology at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he also served as chief resident of the program from 1992 to 1993. After his residency, he was fellowship trained in neurovascular disease and stroke at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland from 1993 to 1995.
Dr. Callerame is Board Certified in neurology, clinical neurophysiology and sleep medicine. He has a special interest in epilepsy, sleep disorders, EMG and the use of Botox in neurological indications. He received his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering, a master's degree in public health, and medical degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Callerame completed a residency in neurology at Wilford Hall United States Air Force Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, followed by a Fellowship in epilepsy at the University of Miami in Florida. He completed his term with the United States Air Force at Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center where he served as head of EEG and clinical neurophysiology.
The addition of the Neurology Clinic adds to Our Lady of the Lake’s comprehensive offerings in neurological care. The Lake performs more neurosurgery procedures than any other hospital in the state, including innovative techniques for spine surgery. It is also the only acute care hospital in the Baton Rouge area with 24/7 trauma care, including neurosurgical and neurological coverage.
With more than 300 healthcare providers throughout 40 locations, Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group is one of the area’s largest physician networks. In addition to primary care, this experienced group of doctors specializes in diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of illnesses and complex medical problems. For more information, visit www.ololphysiciangroup.com.