CONTRIBUTED PHOTO -- Dr. Michael E. Fahr

Trauma surgeon Dr. Michael E. Fahr has joined the North Oaks Medical Center Shock Trauma team.

After earning a bachelor's degree from LSU, Fahr obtained a medical degree from LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. He completed a surgical internship at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and performed his surgical residency at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, also in Chattanooga.

Fahr returned to Louisiana to complete fellowships in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery in both General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.

The Shock Trauma Center provides coordinated care and trauma surgeons in-house at to attend to victims suddenly stricken by serious traumatic injury, a news release said. North Oaks serves residents in Tangipahoa, Livingston, St. Helena, St. Tammany and Washington parishes.

For more information about North Oaks Shock Trauma Center, visit or call North Oaks Business Development at (985) 230-6647.