The LSU Internal Medicine Residency in Baton Rouge





AssOCIATE Professor of Clinical Medicine

Madeleine Heck is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine in the LSU Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) in Baton Rouge.  She received a B.S. degree in Biology from Nicholls State University and an M.D. from the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans.  Dr. Heck completed her Internal Medicine training at Earl K. Long Medical Center (EKLMC) in Baton Rouge, serving as chief resident during that time.  She completed her first year of Fellowship Training in Infectious Diseases at the University of Louisville in Kentucky, and her second year of Fellowship Training through the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans.  Her clinical activities include attending the Infectious Disease service at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center.  Dr. Heck also provides ambulatory care for patients infected with HIV, with a primary focus on HIV positive pregnant women.   Dr. Heck is the Medical Director for the Ambulatory HIV Program , which currently serves the needs of nearly 1700 patients.  In addition to her academic responsibilities she also maintains an active private consultative  Infectious Disease practice in the Baton Rouge community and surrounding areas.  Her special interests include infection control and antibiotic stewardship as well as the treatment of sepsis and infections in the Critical Care arena.