About Susan Nelson, MD

Nelson, Susan_Web Dr. Susan Nelson, LaPOST Coalition Chair, is board-certified in internal medicine, geriatrics and hospice and palliative medicine. She serves as Medical Director of Post-Acute Care for the Ochsner Health Network and is a Palliative Medicine Physician with Ochsner Health System. In addition, Dr. Nelson is a fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the American College of Physicians as well as an advocate for senior health. In addition, she is the vice-chair of the National Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Paradigm.