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Stewart T. Gordon, M.D.
Louisiana Healthcare Connections

Dr. Gordon is a pediatrician having worked as a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatrics at the LSU Health Sciences Center / Earl K. Long Medical Center for 18 years. A graduate of Louisiana State University, LSU Medical School in New Orleans, Dr. Gordon completed his training in Pediatrics with LSU Medical School’s Department of Pediatrics at Charity Hospital and Children’s Hospital.

He is the Chief Medical Officer for Louisiana Healthcare Connections, one of Louisiana’s Bayou Health Plans. With a deep regard for his home state, he brings a keen understanding of the challenges Louisiana faces with regard to healthcare. Dr. Gordon is a staunch advocate for children’s health issues—focusing on early brain and child development, children’s public policy, prevention of child abuse and neglect and prevention and treatment of childhood obesity. He currently serves as a board member for the Capital Area United Way, Louisiana Partnership for Children & Families and March of Dimes.

He is married and the father of three children.

Current Topic

11/15 - Living Below the Line

What is living in poverty like?

Special Presentation

Breaking Away:  A Louisiana Public Square Special Presentation

Would the breakaway City of St. George quash Baton Rouge’s school desegregation progress?


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How can improving early childhood programs improve the state’s educational outcomes, workforce, and economics?

09/15 - Agenda Louisiana

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08/15 - Louisiana Post-Katrina: A Decade of Difference

What difference has a decade made?

07/15 - Symbol or Statement? History in Public Spaces

Is the display of Civil War statues in public justified or do they belong only in museums?

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