OGHS Welcomes Dr. Ashwin Jaikishen, Nephrologist to our Medical Staff


Kenneth Cochran DSc, RN, FACHE, President/CEO of Opeousas General Health system has announced that Dr. Ashwin Jaikishen, Nephrologist, has joined the medical staff of Opelousas General Health System. 

Dr. Jaikishen earned his medical degree from the American University of Antigua, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.   

He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine from Louisiana State    University – University Hospital and Clinics in Lafayette, LA, where he served as chief resident.

Dr. Jaikishen completed his Fellowship in Nephrology from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA.

Dr. Jaikishen is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and is a member of the American Thoracic Society, American Society of Nephrology, American College of Physicians and the Louisiana State Medical Society. 

He is now accepting patients at his medical practice located at 1270 Attakapas Drive, Suite 103, Opelousas, LA.  Dr. Jaikishen’s phone number is 337-594-3906. 

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