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Physician - Lifestyle and Wellness

Ochsner Health
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Closing date
Jun 3, 2025

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Family Medicine
Full Time
Position Type


Ochsner Health Baton Rouge currently has a FULL-TIME opportunity for a lifestyle medicine doctor to join its busy practice. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced lifestyle medicine doctor to join our healthcare team. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of lifestyle medicine and will be responsible for providing personalized, evidence-based medical care that integrates these two approaches to promote optimal health and wellness for our patients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive patient assessments to evaluate lifestyle factors, genetic predispositions, and other relevant health indicators.
  • Develop personalized treatment plans that incorporate lifestyle modifications, such as nutrition, physical activity, stress management, and sleep optimization, tailored to individual patient needs.
  • Utilize advanced diagnostic tools to identify markers that may impact disease risk, treatment response, and overall health outcomes.
  • Stay current with advancements in lifestyle medicine research, and integrate new evidence-based practices into clinical care.
  • Educate and empower patients to take an active role in their health management and disease prevention through lifestyle modifications and personalized treatment strategies.
  • Participate in community outreach and educational programs to promote awareness of lifestyle and precision medicine approaches and their potential impact on public health.


  • Medical degree from an accredited institution and board certification in a relevant specialty (e.g., internal medicine, family medicine, or preventive medicine).
  • Additional training or certification in lifestyle medicine, precision medicine, or related fields is highly desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively engage and motivate patients to make sustainable lifestyle changes.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and continuous learning in the rapidly evolving fields of lifestyle and precision medicine.
  • Experience in developing and running a lifestyle medicine clinic preferred but not required


  • Flexible schedules to ensure a healthy work-life balance.
  • Integrated health care delivery model with multi-specialty collaboration, large internal referral network, and innovative resources dedicated to improving patient care and your ease of practice.
  • Physician-led organization that ensures our providers are given the tools and support needed to care for patients.
  • Professional development opportunities in teaching, research, physician leadership, and community service.
  • EPIC medical record platform utilized throughout the health system to enhance flexibility in patient management.
  • Our dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is demonstrated by hiring a workforce that celebrates individual uniqueness among people and cultures. We focus our efforts in key areas that correlate back to our core values of Patient First, Compassion, Integrity, Excellence and Teamwork.


  • Salary is commensurate with experience and training
  • Paid vacation, holidays and CME
  • Full benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Retirement options (401k, 403b, and 457b)
  • Relocation assistance
  • Malpractice and tail insurance
  • Louisiana is a tort-reform state


Ochsner Health Baton Rouge is a part of Ochsner Health, a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Ochsner Health is a not-for-profit committed to giving back to the communities it serves through preventative screenings, health and wellness resources and partnerships with innovative organizations that share our vision. Ochsner's team of more than 26,000 employees and 4,500 providers are working to reinvent the future of health and wellness.

The Greater Baton Rouge region is home to Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge, a full-service, 150-bed facility, Ochsner Cancer Center – Baton Rouge and 13 Ochsner Health Centers across Tangipahoa, Livingston, East Baton Rouge, Ascension and Iberville Parishes. Nearly 2,000 employees serve our patients in the Greater Baton Rouge area, including more than 180 physicians and Advanced Practice Providers whose collective dedication to patient care is recognized for quality excellence by Becker’s Hospital Review, Healthgrades, Truven Health Analytics and Leapfrog.


Situated on the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge represents the best of Louisiana’s vibrant culture. The capital city, located in Southeast Louisiana, is home to over 800,000 residents making it one of the most populous cities in the state. It is a very family-oriented city with great schools, 2 major universities (Louisiana State University and Southern University), restaurants, shopping, and an abundance of sports and cultural opportunities. Known for its great people, unique food, and lively music, Baton Rouge has something for everyone!

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