Shames, Jay, MDJay Shames, MD

Dr Jay M. Shames graduated from Tulane Medical School, served as an intern at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, and Internal Medicine residency at Tulane University/Touro Infirmary. He did his pulmonary fellowship at Tulane University with Drs Ziskind and Weill. He was one of the founders of Internal Medicine Specialists, and was in the active practice of Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases in uptown New Orleans until January 2008.

Dr Shames has been on the teaching faculty of Tulane Medical School since completing his fellowship and has been a Clinical Professor since 1986.He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases; He has served as Chief of Staff of Touro Infirmary and has been President of the Orleans Parish Medical Society and the Louisiana State Medical Society. He has served on the Boards of Touro Infirmary, Kindred Hospital, Orleans Parish Medical Society and the Louisiana Chapter of the American College of Physicians Council. He serves on the Health Education Authority of the State of Louisiana. He is a Member of the American Medical Association and American Thoracic Society. He is a Fellow in the American College of Chest Physicians and Fellow and Laureate of the American College of Physicians.


1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-2250