Susan Nelson, MD

Medical Director of Post-Acute Care for the Ochsner Health Network

Dr. Susan Nelson is board-certified in internal medicine, geriatrics and hospice and palliative medicine. She serves as Medical Director of Post-Acute Care for the Ochsner Health Network and is a Palliative Medicine Physician with Ochsner Health System. In addition, Dr. Nelson is a fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the American College of Physicians as well as an advocate for senior health. She is chair of the Louisiana Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (LaPOST) Coalition and the vice-chair of the National Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Paradigm.