Cody Milliman, M.D., Medical Oncologist, Joins Louisiana’s Largest Cancer Care Team

Board-certified physician to practice at multiple Mary Bird Perkins locations

BATON ROUGE, La. – Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center has announced that Cody L. Milliman, M.D., an American Board of Internal Medicine-certified medical oncologist, is joining its expansive cancer care team – Louisiana’s largest team focused 100 percent on cancer care.

Dr. Cody Milliman“At Mary Bird Perkins, our respected and renowned team of physician-experts prides itself on providing innovative and individualized care,” said Jonas Fontenot, PhD, MBA, president and CEO, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center. “Dr. Milliman’s clinical expertise ensures that patients across our network have access to yet another leader in the field of cancer care.”

Milliman received his Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and microbiology from Louisiana State University. He earned a Doctor of Medicine from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. Following graduation, Milliman completed an internship and residency through the Tinsley Harrison Internal Medicine Residency Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he also holds a Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology through the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Milliman is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, American Medical Association and American College of Physicians.

“I’m looking forward to joining the collaborative team at Mary Bird Perkins – an organization with a reputation second to none anywhere in the Gulf South,” said Milliman. “With unmatched resources and a 100 percent focus on cancer, I look forward to combining the organization’s robust resources along with my experience to benefit patients throughout their entire cancer journey.”

Dr. Milliman will practice with Louisiana Hematology Oncology Associates. He will care for patients at the Cancer Center’s Essen Lane location and Mary Bird Perkins’ clinics on the campus of Baton Rouge General and Opelousas General Health System.

About Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is a regional cancer care organization that has been fighting cancer for more than 50 years. The cancer care organization provides care at 10 centers in Baton Rouge, Covington, Gonzales, Hammond, Houma, Opelousas, Slidell, and Natchez, Mississippi, and its service area encompasses southeast Louisiana and southwest Mississippi regions. Mary Bird Perkins has a strategic affiliation with OneOncology and the largest radiation and medical oncology groups from across the area including exclusive partnerships with Southeastern Louisiana Radiation Oncology Group, which provides radiation therapy throughout Mary Bird Perkins’ service areas, Northshore Oncology Associates, serving St. Tammany and Washington Parishes, specifically the communities of Covington and Slidell and Louisiana Hematology Oncology Associates, which services the Greater Baton Rouge area. For more information, please visit