Our Uptown office is conveniently located next to Ochsner Baptist Medical Center, 2 blocks from Napoleon Avenue, and is home to Drs. Combs and Lutz and their staff.
Office hours are Monday through Friday, 9 to 5. Make an appointment here.
Visitor parking is available to the rear of the building. More . . .
Our downtown office on Frenchmen Street is now closed.
Dr. Combs and staff have moved to the Jena Street location.
THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
See PDF document HIPPA Notice of Privacy Practices
We understand the importance of privacy and are committed to maintaining the confidentiality of your medical information. We make a record of the medical care we provide and may receive such records from others. We use these records to provide or enable other health care providers to provide quality medical care, to obtain payment for services provided to you as allowed by your health plan and to enable us to meet our professional and legal obligations to operate this medical practice properly. We are required by law to maintain the privacy of protected health information, to provide individuals with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to protected health information, and to notify affected individuals following a breach of unsecured protected health information. This notice describes how we may use and disclose your medical information. It also describes your rights and our legal obligations with respect to your medical information. If you have any questions about this Notice, please contact our Privacy Officer listed above.
Everyone over 6 months of age needs influenza immunization. Read What You Should Know for the 2015-2016 Influenza Season
Our office uses only vaccines manufactured in the United States. Please call 504-895-0361 to schedule an immunization date. And remember, influenza immunization DOES NOT cause the flu.
The Patient Family History Form, Patient Registration Form and the Patient Consent Form are required of all patients and must be up to date in order for us to treat you. More . . .
Dr. Kenneth L. Combs is a Kentucky native who graduated from Tulane University Medical School in 1971 and did his Internship at Charity Hospital and Internal Medicine Residencies at Tulane University Medical School. He served as a Major in the United States Army Medical Corps, and then in 1977 began his New Orleans practice where he specializes in Internal Medicine.
Ken is a member of several medical professional organizations, including the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Internal Medicine, the Louisiana Internal Medicine Society, the Louisiana State Medical Society, the Musser Burch Society, the Orleans Parish Medical Society and the Southern Medical Association. More . . .
Dr. F. Brobson Lutz, Jr., a proud son of Athens, Alabama, graduated from Tulane University Medical School and completed his postgraduate training at Charity Hospital. He specializes in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.
Dr. Lutz served as Orleans Parish Medical Director for eight years, and today is Vice Chairman of the Board of Commissioners for the Orleans Parish Communications District.
Brobson is now a weekly guest on Monday's WVUE's Fox 8 Morning News, and a frequent contributor of health articles to publications such as New Orleans Magazine. More . . .
Sole Survivors - Dealing with aching feet - April 2016 - New Orleans Magazine GO
Storm cleanup precautions are important- March 14, 2016 - WVUE fox8live.com GO
Rush to Flush - When docile bacteria go bad - March 2016 - New Orleans Magazine GO
Networking - Smartphones and Heart Health - February 2016 - New Orleans Magazine GO
Skin Deep - Itching to cure winter woes - January 2016 - New Orleans Magazine GO
Fuss about Feathers - Chickens in the city - November 2015 - New Orleans Magazine GO
Controlling Blood Pressure - How low is low enough? - November 2015 - New Orleans Magazine GO
Halloween Sugar Rush - food changes for cardiovascular health October - 2015 - New Orleans Magazine GO
Water scare bothersome if nothing else - September 24, 2015 - WWL.com GO
Construction Syndrome - The Coming of A Hospital - August 2015 - New Orleans Magazine GO
Shedding Pounds - Are All Calories Equal? - July 2015 - New Orleans Magazine GO
Iced Tea - The facts unsweetened- June 2015 - New Orleans Magazine GO
Knee Replacements - Picking the right surgeon and hospital - May 2015 - New Orleans Magazine GO
Atrial fibrillation - Responding to a different beat - February 2015 - New Orleans Magazine GO
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Sunbathing Health- March 28, 2016 - WVUE TV GO
Water Bottle Safety Concerns- March 21, 2016 - WVUE TV GO
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Outdoor lighting and sleep - March 7, 2016 - WVUE TV GO
Flu Season in Full Swing - February 22, 2016 - WVUE TV GO
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