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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.

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07/16 - Regular and Extraordinary: Legislative Review

Who are the winners and losers in Louisiana’s budget battle?

After one regular session and two extraordinary ones, Louisiana’s Legislature has produced a balanced budget, but, at what cost? Who are the winners and losers in this year’s budget battle? And how can the state’s tax structure be reformed to avoid a future budget crisis? Louisiana Public Square looks for answers on “Regular & Extraordinary: Legislative Review” Wednesday, July 13 at 7 pm on LPB HD. (Recording Tuesday, July 12)

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