Jeffrey M. Elder MD

Jeffrey M. Elder, MD

About Dr. Elder

I am a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine in the Section of Emergency Medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans and serve as the Co-Director of the Division of EMS and Disaster Medicine. I am the Medical Director for Emergency Management at University Medical Center and LCMC Health. I am the EMS Medical Director for St. Tammany Fire District No. 1 (Slidell Fire), serve as the Chairman of the Louisiana Emergency Medical Services Certification Commission and am a member of the board of directors for the National Registry of EMTs.

I previously served as the Director and Medical Director of New Orleans EMS as well as the Medical Director of the New Orleans Fire Department, the Chief Medical Officer for New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, and as a Police Surgeon with the New Orleans Police Department. As a graduate of LSU School of Medicine, I began my career in EMS while training as a resident in Emergency Medicine at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. While working with some of the best paramedics in the country, I learned how advances in prehospital medicine can drive in-hospital emergency medical care. I am board certified in both Emergency Medicine with subspecialty board certified in Emergency Medical Services by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. My interests include advanced airway techniques and training, prehospital time sensitive illness, and prehospital cardiac arrest survival.

My Little Something Extra:

Growing up in Louisiana, I have been a LSU Football season ticket holder for almost 20 years.
  • Emergency Medicine

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University Medical Center New Orleans
2000 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
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  • Medical School
    LSUHSC New Orleans
  • Residency
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Emergency Medicine