Drs. Combs & Lutz, LLC - New Orleans, Louisiana


2622 Jena Street  |  New Orleans, LA 70115  |   504.895.0361

Jena St. Officereception deskOur Uptown office is conveniently located next to Ochsner Baptist Medical Center, 2 blocks from Napoleon Avenue, and is home to Drs. Combs and Lutz and their staff.

Office hours are Monday through Friday, 9 to 5. Make an appointment here.

Visitor parking is available to the rear of the building. More . . .

Frenchmen Street (closed)

sign Our downtown office on Frenchmen Street is now closed.

Dr. Combs and staff have moved to the Jena Street location.

Patient Information

HIPPA Notice of Privacy Practices


See PDF document HIPPA Notice of Privacy Practices

We understand the importance of privacy and are committed to maintaining the confidentiality of your medical information. We make a record of the medical care we provide and may receive such records from others. We use these records to provide or enable other health care providers to provide quality medical care, to obtain payment for services provided to you as allowed by your health plan and to enable us to meet our professional and legal obligations to operate this medical practice properly. We are required by law to maintain the privacy of protected health information, to provide individuals with notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to protected health information, and to notify affected individuals following a breach of unsecured protected health information. This notice describes how we may use and disclose your medical information. It also describes your rights and our legal obligations with respect to your medical information. If you have any questions about this Notice, please contact our Privacy Officer listed above.

2016-17 Influenza Shots

Everyone over 6 months of age needs influenza immunization. Read New Flu Information for 2016-2017

Our office uses only vaccines manufactured in the United States. Please call 504-895-0361 to schedule an immunization date. And remember, influenza immunization DOES NOT cause the flu.

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Download Patient Forms

The Patient Family History Form, Patient Registration Form and the Patient Consent Form are required of all patients and must be up to date in order for us to treat you. More . . .

Tips to Good Health

Our Staff

Dr. Combs

Dr. CombsDr. Kenneth L. Combs is a Kentucky native who graduated from Tulane University Medical School in 1971 and did his Internship at Charity Hospital and Internal Medicine Residencies at Tulane University Medical School. He served as a Major in the United States Army Medical Corps, and then in 1977 began his New Orleans practice where he specializes in Internal Medicine.

Ken is a member of several medical professional organizations, including the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Internal Medicine, the Louisiana Internal Medicine Society, the Louisiana State Medical Society, the Musser Burch Society, the Orleans Parish Medical Society and the Southern Medical Association. More . . .

Dr. Lutz

Dr. LutzDr. F. Brobson Lutz, Jr., a proud son of Athens, Alabama, graduated from Tulane University Medical School and completed his postgraduate training at Charity Hospital. He specializes in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.

Dr. Lutz served as Orleans Parish Medical Director for eight years, and today is Vice Chairman of the Board of Commissioners for the Orleans Parish Communications District.

Brobson is now a weekly guest on Monday's WVUE's Fox 8 Morning News, and a frequent contributor of health articles to publications such as New Orleans Magazine. More . . .

Links & Media

Links to Medical Websites

American Medical Association

American College of Physicians

Louisiana State Medical Society

Orleans Parish Medical Society

Ochsner Baptist Medical Center

Recent Print Articles

Double Surgeries - four hands are better than two - May 2016 - New Orleans Magazine GO

Sole Survivors - Dealing with aching feet - April 2016 - New Orleans Magazine GO

Storm cleanup precautions are important- March 14, 2016 - WVUE fox8live.com GO

Rush to Flush - When docile bacteria go bad - March 2016 - New Orleans Magazine GO

Networking - Smartphones and Heart Health - February 2016 - New Orleans Magazine GO

Skin Deep - Itching to cure winter woes - January 2016 - New Orleans Magazine GO

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Summer Sports and Allergies - June 20, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

Bacteria on Money - June 13, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

Thoughts on a New Hand Washing Study - June 5, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

Grilling Safety - May 29, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

Dangerous Household Items that Kids Can Swallow - May 15, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

The Benefits of Younger vs. Older Moms - May 8, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

Boiled Egg Safety - April 17, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

Common Allergic Reactions While Gardening - April 3, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

Swim Safety - March 27, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

The Spread of Mumps - March 20, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

Mumps popping up in Louisiana - March 14, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

Daylight Savings Time - March 13, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

Hangover Cures - February 27, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

Butter, Margarine & Your Health - February 20, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

Aspirin Facts - February 13, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

Men vs. Women Multivitamins - February 6, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

Daily Water Consumption - January 30, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

Roaches and Asthma - January 23, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

The Hair Pull Test - January 16, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

Gadgets and Kid's Eyes - January 9, 2017 - WVUE TV GO

Staying Healthy During the Holiday Season - December 19, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Link Between Scented Products and Headaches - December 12, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Holiday Food Safety - December 5, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Cranberries and Health - November 28, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Precut Salad Health Concerns - November 21, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Reasons for Coughing Fits - November 14, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

About Allergy Relief Tips - October 17, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Sleep Loss - October 10, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Gluten Free Diets - September 26, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Bike Riding Benefits - October 3, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Gluten Free Diets - September 26, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Why Fidgeting Is Good for You - September 19, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Caffeine Addiction - September 12, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Labor Day Health - September 5, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Bad News & Depression - July 25, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Mental Illness - July 18 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Heat Cramps - July 11 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Beach Advisories and Bacteria - July 4, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

State lawmakers to take action against opioid abuse - June 29, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Coping with Summer Heat - June 27, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Botulism and Pruno - June 20, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Gay & Lesbian Blood Donation - June 13, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Snowballs and Brain Freeze - June 6, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

AC Filters and Your Health - May 30, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Snowballs and Brain Freeze - June 6, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

AC Filters and Your Health - May 30, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Dr. Lutz Talks About Zika - May 16, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Avoiding blisters at Jazz Fest- April 25, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Fire Ants Invade the Area- April 18, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Food and Seasonal Allergies- April 11, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Link Between Junk Food Cravings and Sleep Deprivation- April 4, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

Sunbathing Health- March 28, 2016 - WVUE TV GO

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