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Our Philosophy

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Out of State Patients

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Accepted Insurance

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International Patients


Affiliated Hospitals

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I believe medicine is both art and science. I offer my patients the very latest technologies, but I refuse to allow the industrialization of healthcare. Neurological diseases are very daunting and are often accompanied by psychological and family stress. The best results emerge when the surgeon and the patient are in a true partnership. We give each patient careful explanations of the anatomy and the surgical approach in each case. Beyond technical excellence in the operating room, we strive to offer each patient a caring environment, with ample education and supportive postoperative care. 


We do the right thing for every patient every time.


We care about the individual.


We answer the telephone.

- Dr. Sebastian Koga



For many years I displayed in my office a copy of this painting of the Tower of Babel by Pieter Bruegel the Elder c. 1563. It is symbolic of the broken state of the current healthcare system in which insurance agencies, hospitals and doctors cannot work towards a common goal. Every day my staff and I do everything in our power to overcome this chaos on behalf of our patients!

Pieter Bruegel the Elder c. 1563


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Present Affiliations

Past Affiliations

Slidell Memorial Hospital

Slidell, LA

2014 - 2021

St. Tammany Parish Hospital

Covington, LA

2014 - 2020

Ochsner Medical Center

Jefferson, LA

2016 - 2019

North Oaks Hospital

Hammond, LA

2014 - 2016

University of Virginia Medical Center

Charlottesville, VA

2006 - 2013

Christchurch Hospital

Christchurch, New Zealand

2010 - 2011


     and International Patients

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