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The Spring 2023 Tuition Waiver is NOW OPEN!

This program includes Tulane's Tuition Waiver for both employees and their dependents, the Extended Tuition Waiver, and the Tuition Waiver Tax Exemption for graduate students. To learn more, visit the Tuition Waiver Program site: hr.tulane.edu/benefits/tuition-waiver

Get Better TUgether - Partnership with Tulane Doctors

Employees who are enrolled in our medical plans and utilize Tulane Doctors will have reduction in their copays for office visits. For both primary care and specialist providers with Tulane Doctors, the copay will be reduced by $20 in both the HRA and POS plans. For those in the HDHP, the coinsurance will be reduced to 10% after they have met their deductible for the year. You can view these costs in the Comparison of Plans chart.

Tulane Doctors offers Tulane employees a concierge service which would help employees get same day/next day appointments with Tulane Doctors. Employees can call 504-988-TUMD(8863). The service line is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, CST.

Tulane Specialty Pharmacy

The Tulane Pharmacy dispenses highly specialized medications, including medications that are hard to find, very expensive, treat complex medical conditions, or have a special storage requirement. The pharmacy offers complimentary delivery of your prescriptions to your home or office, provides counseling on how to take your medications correctly and helps with prior authorizations, insurance paperwork and financial assistance programs. The Tulane pharmacy is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, CST and is located at 1430 Tulane Ave., Suite 1502, New Orleans, LA 70112. For more information, visit www.tulanepharmacy.com.

Meet Some Of Your Tulane Doctors

Dr. James Tebbe, Family Medicine

With over thirty years of experience caring for adolescent and adult patients, Tulane Doctors is proud to announce Dr. James Tebbe has joined our network of physicians. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical in New Orleans, and also competed his residency at LSU. Dr. Tebbe completed his Family Medicine fellowship at Family Practice Faculty Development Center of Texas.

Dr. Tebbe has two clinic locations: Uptown, he is working alongside our expert Urologists, a convenient location for a variety of your healthcare needs. In Metairie, Dr. Tebbe is working alongside our renowned Neurologist and Neurosurgeons, allowing patients to take care of multiple health concerns. Call for an appointment: 504-865-5700




Dr. Rana Abusoufeh, Neurology

As a Neurologist, Dr. Abusoufeh has advanced training in the evaluation and management of muscle and nerve diseases and epilepsy, as well as headache and migraine treatment.

Dr. Abusoufeh completed her medical degree at Jordan University of Science and Technology, her residency at Case Western Reserve University and her Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship at LSA School of Medicine. She cares for patients at the Tulane Doctors Neurosciences clinic in Covington. Call for an appointment: 985-951-3222



Dr. Ze Zhang, Ophthalmology

Dr. Zhang returned home to New Orleans to do her Ophthalmology residency at Tulane after completing medical school at Yale School of Medicine. Her fellowship training in Glaucoma was completed at University of Iowa.

Dr. Zhang specializes in the medical and surgical management of glaucoma, including minimally invasive glaucoma procedures, as well as cataract surgery. Her clinic is located downtown at Tulane University Medical Center. Call for an appointment: 504-988-5831



Dr. Pratibha Rayapati,  Obstetrics & Gynecology

As an OB/GYN physician, Dr. Rayapati is focused on the reproductive and sexual health of women of all ages. She provides full-spectrum obstetric and gynecologic care, including preventative health, prenatal care and delivery, and surgery. She appreciates the long-term relationships she develops with her patients.

Dr. Rayapati received her Doctorate of Medicine from Medical College of Georgia and completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Tulane University.

Dr. Rayapati's clinic is located in Metairie at the Tulane Lakeside campus. Se also sees patients at the Tulane Multispecialty Clinic in Uptown New Orleans. Call for an appointment: 504-988-2160 (Metairie), 504-988-9000 (Uptown)



Dr. Ronald Slipman, Family Medicine

As a Family Medicine physician, Dr. Slipman treats patients in the community at the Tulane Lakeside Multispecialty Clinic. He is also well known to our Tulane family, caring for employees at the Tulane Living Well clinic in the Hutchinson Building downtown.

He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine, and completed his Family Medicine residency at East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie.

Call for an appointment in Metairie: 504-988-8050 / Tulane employees call: 504-988-4325





A. Jeanine Dabon, APRN, FNP-C - Tulane Living Well Clinic Downtown

Ms. Dabon received a Master of Science degree in Nursing from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. Prior to joining Tulane University, Ms. Dabon worked as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in Primary Care with a particular focus on Health and Wellness.

Additionally, she completed several clinical rotations in the following areas: Women's Health, Pediatrics, Health Assessments, Endocrinology and Acute/Chronic Care Management. She is a member and is also board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Ms. Dabon also holds memberships with the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Thetu Tau Honor Society.