Dr. Christina Notarianni

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Airs Thursday, September 21, 2017, at 6 p.m. According to the CDC, 1.7 million people in the U.S. suffer from traumatic brain injury annually. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. as Dr. Patrick Lavo hosts this discussion on traumatic brain injury. Guests will be Dr. Christina Notarianni, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at LSU Health; Dr. Elizabeth Disbrow, Associate Professor of Neurology at LSU Health; and Dr. John Owings, Professor of Surgery and Chief of Trauma and Critical Care at LSU Health.

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Airs Thursday, May 18, 2017, at 6 p.m. The school year is coming to a close, and the kids will be out for summer. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer will address the importance of helping kids safely participate in summertime activities. Our guests will be Lt. Richard Corbett, Director of Sheriff’s Safety Town; Dr. Wanda Thomas, pediatrician with LSU Health; and Dr. Christina Notarianni, Associate Professor, Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at LSU Health.

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Airs Thursday, August 18, at 6 p.m. Dr. Sanford Katz hosts this Health Matters on cancer in children. Dr. Samer Zaid Kaylani, pediatric oncologist, with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Dr. Christina Notarianni, pediatric neurosurgeon with University Neurosurgery; and Dr. Ben Wilkinson, radiation oncologist with WK Cancer Center join Dr. Katz to talk about the most common types of cancer in children and how they are treated. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

Health Matters: Keeping Children Safe

Jul 3, 2014

Aired Thursday, July 3 at 6 p.m. From bikes to skateboards to swimming or motor vehicles, kids’ activities can come with some safety hazards. So how do we ensure our kids stay safe from harm? On this week's Health Matters we were joined by Dr. Christina Notarianni, Assistant Professor and Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgury at LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport for this discussion on Keeping Children Safe. As always, we also took your questions. As always, your questions will also be taken at 800-552-8502.