The LSU Internal Medicine Residency in Baton Rouge


Catherine O'Neal, MD
Catherine O'Neal, MD
AssOCIATE Professor of Clinical Medicine

Catherine O'Neal, MD is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine specializing in Infectious Diseases.  Dr. O’Neal graduated  medical school from the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) in New Orleans in 2003. She completed her internal medicine training at LSUHSC in Baton Rouge in 2006 and an infectious disease fellowship at Vanderbilt Medical Center in 2008.  Dr. O’Neal is the Medical Director of Infection Control and Prevention at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center.  Dr. O’Neal is a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA). She serves as an active member of the SHEA publications committee.  Dr. O’Neal also serves on the community-wide antibiotic stewardship committee with the Baton Rouge Health District and is a faculty member of the OLOL resident’s quality scholars program.  Dr. O’Neal’s research interests include reducing hospital acquired infections as well as reduction in antibiotic use through the use of rapid diagnostic testing.