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Woman's Metabolic Health Services

Our focus is the prevention and treatment of metabolic conditions some of which are unique to women.  We offer specialized care for women with these issues.

Specialized Care

We provide a multidisciplinary approach to each woman who are facing these health challenges.  Our team includes:

  • Medical Doctor - Martha Paterson, MD
  • Research Director - Karen Elkind-Hirsch,  MSc, PhD, HCLDO
  • Registered nurse educators
  • Registered dietitians
  • Health coaches

Through proven diagnostic testing and evaluation, each woman receives an individual health plan based on her needs.

Making An Appointment

Call us at Woman's Metabolic Health Clinic (225) 924-8947. Since this is a specialty clinic, our services require a physician referral. All patients must also provide the name of their primary care physician (PCP) before an appointment can be scheduled.


We are located on at Woman's Hospital on the fifth floor of the Physician Office Building, Suite 513. Please arrive 30 minutes early for your first appointment to allow time for registration.
Woman's Metabolic Health Services
Woman's Hospital
500 Rue de la Vie, Suite 513
Baton Rouge, Louisiana  70817
(225) 924-8947