Physician Details

Ricardo Sorensen
Ricardo Sorensen

Ricardo U. Sorensen, MD

  • Contact Info
  • Phone:
    (504) 896-9589

    Phone 2:
    (504) 896-2888

    (504) 896-2892

  • About
  • Dr. Ricardo Sorensen specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at Children’s Hospital. He received his medical degree from the University of Chile School of Medicine in Santiago, Chile, and completed his residency training at University Hospitals in Bonn, Germany. He then completed two fellowships in Pediatric Immunology at Eppendorf University Hospital in Hamburg, Germany and in Immunology at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital & University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Sorensen serves as a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at LSU Health New Orleans. With more than 40 years of experience, Dr. Sorensen is board-certified and fluent in both English and Spanish. When asked why he continues to practice Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Dr. Sorensen said, “I love using many years of experience to help patients with unusual Allergy and Immunology problems and teach our fellows in training.” In addition to seeing patients at the Children’s Hospital Main Campus in New Orleans, Dr. Sorensen also holds clinic appointments at Children’s Hospital Metairie Center.
  • Education
  • Medical School
    University of Chile School of Medicine, Santiago, Chile
    University of Chile School of Medicine, Santiago, Chile
    Hospital Calvo Mackenna, University of Chile School of Medicine, Santiago, Chile
    University Hospitals, Bonn, Germany
    Eppendorf University Hospital, Hamburg, Germany
    Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH
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  • Board Certifications
  • American Board of Pediatrics - General Pediatrics
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  • Affiliations
  • LSU Health New Orleans
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  • Clinical Interests
  • Recurrent infections, primary immunodeficiency disorders, pneumococcal vaccines
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  • Research Interests
  • Primary immunodeficiencies, Pneumococcal immunization, Milk allergy & tolerance
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Children's Hospital
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: (504)896-2888
Accepting Patients: Yes
Sees Children: Yes
Metairie Center
3040 33rd Street
Metairie, LA 70001
Phone: (504) 832-4033
Fax: (504) 832-5140
  • Academic Appointments
  • Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, LSU Health Sciences Center

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