Amelia M. Jernigan MD

Amelia M. Jernigan, MD

About Dr. Jernigan
Dr. Amelia Jernigan is a Gynecologic Oncologist with the LSU Health Sciences Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She completed her medical degree at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA where she was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. She then completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD, where she served as Administrative Chief Resident and won the Ungula Sinistra award in recognition of her surgical skills and exceptional care of women with gynecologic cancer. This was followed by a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. As a Gynecologic Oncologist she specializes in the use of surgery and chemotherapy to treat gynecologic cancers and gynecologic conditions that require complex surgeries.

Dr. Jernigan is a Fellow in the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Gynecology Oncology. She serves as a leader nationally on the Communications Committee of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, the Rare Tumors Committee of the National Research Group and the Gynecologic Cancer Steering Committee of the National Cancer Institute. She was recently awarded the Society of Gynecologic Oncology Humanitarianism and Volunteerism Award. She has published and presented dozens of scientific abstracts and articles over the past several years and is actively engaged in research, hoping to advance the care and treatment options available to women with gynecologic cancers.

My Little Something Extra: I have two crazy dogs named Jodie Bananas Foster and Edgar Allan Po'Boy and a beautiful son named Robert (but he loves music so his teachers call him DJ Robble Dobbles).
Specialty 
  • Gynecologic Oncology

Office Information

UMCNO Ambulatory Care Center
Address
2001 Tulane Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112
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Phone
504.702.5700
Fax
504.702.2051
East Jefferson General Hospital/ OB/GYN
Address
3601 Houma Blvd., Suite 302
Metairie, LA 70006
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Phone
504.503.4000

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Education

  • Medical School
    Jefferson Medical College
  • Residency
    John Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology