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West Jefferson Ear, Nose & Throat Joins the WJ Family

Board Certified Otolaryngologist Charles J. Ballay, II, MD has been an independent practitioner on the medical staff of West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) for more than a year, operating under the practice name Crescent City ENT. Hospital executives are proud to announce that Dr. Ballay, an otolaryngologist since 2007, has agreed to join the West Jefferson Family as part of West Jefferson Medical Center’s physician services at:

1111 Medical Center Blvd., Suite N‐707

Marrero, LA 70072 • (504) 934‐8550

Existing patients will continue to receive the same quality care from Dr. Ballay and can call the number above for continued care. New patients are also encouraged to call and make an appointment.

West Jefferson Ear, Nose & Throat provides comprehensive medical and surgical care for patients with diseases and disorders that affect the ear, nose, throat, and the respiratory & upper alimentary systems related structures of the head and neck. Head and neck oncology, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and the treatment of disorders of hearing and voice are fundamental areas of expertise.

“Becoming part of the West Jeff family allows us to concentrate solely on delivering high quality otolaryngology care to our patients without having to worry about running the business side of the office,” said Dr. Ballay. “Thanks to West Jeff, we can spend more time with our patients and making sure they get the follow‐up care they need.”

“We are very fortunate to have such a high quality otolaryngologist become a permanent member of our West Jefferson team,” said Dr. Mark Workman, the Chief Quality Officer for West Jefferson Medical Center. “Dr. Ballay is extremely skilled in treating audiology disorders (including cochlear implants), performing head and neck surgeries and treating sleep apnea/snoring issues. We welcome him to our family.”      

Dr. Ballay received his medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport, LA. He completed his internship in General Surgery at Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his residency at the Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine. A native of Plaquemines Parish, Dr. Bally moved his practice to New Orleans to be closer to his family in February 2014.