Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital announces Shaun Kemmerly, MD as the new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Kemmerly has served as a pediatric hospitalist for Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital since April of 2006 and most recently served as the Interim Medical Director.
Dr. Kemmerly has more than twenty years of experience in pediatric medicine. She earned her medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed her residency at Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans and the University of Florida Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL.
Her role as Medical Director will a focus on several priorities including growth and regionalization, quality measures to improve safety and quality of care for children, academic research and oversight of 100 pediatricians, including more than 60 pediatric specialists. She will also serve as a liaison to community physicians to improve the health of our region's pediatric population.