Who We Are

Who We Are2017-09-12T20:23:25+00:00


Maureen Hecker-Rodriguez M.D.
Maureen Hecker-Rodriguez M.D. Internal Medicine and Medical Acupuncture
Maureen Hecker-Rodriguez M.D. (Dr Hecker) is originally from Chicago, Illinois and is the youngest of 9 children. She comes from a large family of physicians (5 in total). She moved to New Orleans in 1975, attended UNO, and completed Charity hospital school of nursing in 1985.
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Lanita Wise May
Lanita Wise MayOperations Specialist
Lanita Wise May is a native New Orleanian.  The youngest of 7 children, and in typical NOLA style, comes from a family of talented musicians and singers.  She has been involved in the healthcare industry for over 33 years serving in various roles.
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Pedro Marconi
Pedro MarconiFront Desk Receptionist
Kaylee Jackson
Kaylee JacksonMedical Assistant

About Us

Meridian Integrative Medicine, in New Orleans, adheres to a unique form of personalized health and wellness. Dr. Hecker utilizes the strength of Western Medicine and approach of Integrative Medicine to treat the whole person, not just the symptoms. We address all aspects of lifestyle, mind and body that can affect one’s health not just the symptoms.

How We’re Different

We understand the frustrations of patients whoare told “nothing is wrong”. We mix the Eastern and Western approaches in handling disease.

More importantly, we are patients too! We know what it’s like to be on the other end of treatment. All acupuncture and aesthetic treatments are performed by Dr. Hecker personally. At Meridian Integrative Medicine, our medical expertise, commitment to service and modern approach make for a unique superior experience.