Our 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 . . .
Our downtown office on Frenchmen Street is now closed.
Dr. Combs and staff have moved to the Jena Street location.
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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.
Everyone over 6 months of age needs influenza immunization. Read What You Should Know for the 2013-2014 Influenza Season
Locals urged to get that flu shot, as influenza is on the rise December 23, 2013 - WWL Radio GO
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 . . .
Dr. 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. 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 . . .
Matters of the Heart - February 2014 - New Orleans Magazine GO
The Legacy of Dr. Rodney C. Jung - January 2014 - New Orleans Magazine GO
Locals urged to get that flu shot, as influenza is on the rise - December 23, 2013 - WWL Radio GO
What Ails Louisiana - 11 Conditions Leading the Pack - November-December 2013 - New Orleans Magazine GO
Alzheimer's : The disease we dare not forget - November 2013 - New Orleans Magazine GO
The Concerns of Shaving - June 2013 - New Orleans Magazine GO
Overeating in the Big Easy: Misunderstanding what breaks our diets - April 2013 - New Orleans Magazine GO
Bar Dining in the French Quarter - April 2013 - New Orleans Magazine GO
The Gluten-Free Debate: A Baker's Friend or a Consumer's Villain? - Probing gluten and celiac disease - December 2012 - New Orleans Magazine GO
Half Empty: The Costs of Treating Alcoholism - October 2012 - New Orleans Magazine GO
An RX for Unhealthy Living - August 2012 - New Orleans Magazine GO
Fall Flu Season Getting An Early Start - October 15, 2012 - WWL Radio Interview GO
An RX for Unhealthy Living - August 2012 - New Orleans Magazine GO
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The dangers of Ambien - February 24, 2014 - WVUE TV GO
Dr. Brobson Lutz and writer Sean Straub discuss early days of HIV / AIDS epidemic - February 17, 2014 - WVUE TV GO
Back pain - February 10, 2014 - WVUE TV GO
Causes of persistent coughs - February 3, 2014 - WVUE TV GO
Symptoms and treatment for gout - January 27, 2014 - WVUE TV GO
Quit smoking for a better night's sleep - January 13, 2014 - WVUE TV GO
Freezing temperatures pose health risks - January 6, 2014 - WVUE TV GO
Hangover Cures - December 30, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Keeping Santa safe - December 23, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Flu season - December 16, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Canker sores - December 2, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Dangers of anti psychotic drugs - November 25, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Side effects of gastrointestinal drugs - November 18, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Side effects of cardiac drugs - November 11, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Dangers of Antibiotics - November 4, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Healthy obese vs. non-healthy obese - October 14, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Antibiotic concerns - October 7, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
How cholesterol meds can cause vision problems - September 30, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Risks of robotic surgery - September 16, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Brain-eating amoeba concerns - September 13, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Brain-eating amoeba in St. Bernard Parish water supply - September 6, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Risk and treatment of retinal detachment - September 9, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Caterpillars - July 29, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Dizziness - July 22, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Summer coughs - July 15, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Brain freezes (snoball headaches) - July 1, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Pain relievers - June 24, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Boils of summer - June 17, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Testosterone theraphy - June 10, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Irregular heartbeats - June 3, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Is retirement bad for your health? - May 20, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Dangers of tanning beds - May 13, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Caterpillar Season - May 6, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Jazz Fest health tips - April 29 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Resting heart rates - April 22 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Dangers of red meat - April 15, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Crown baldness & heart disease - April 8, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Poision Ivy - April 1, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
University Hospital workers report scabies problems - March 18, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Concerns surrounding the "Nightmare Bacteria" - March 11, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Boil Advisory health risks - March 4, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
Spring allergies - February 25, 2013 - WVUE TV GO
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