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Arnette Scavella, MD

Gender Female
Medical School Nova Scotia, Canada , 1991
Medical School University of the West Indies, Trinidad & Tobago , 1996
Residency Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center , 2004
Fellowship Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center , 2007
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Fellowship 2015, Tulane University
Pediatric Residency Clinical Fellow
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Southern Medical Association
  • American Society of Hematology
  • Ernest Everett Just Society
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Board certification
  • Louisiana State Medical License
  • DEA Registration
  • Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduate Certificate
  • Pediatric Advance Life Support
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program


Personal Interests:

  • Baking
  • Reading
  • Swimming
  • Traveling

Volunteer Experience:

  • Catholic Church Health Fair, Newark New Jersey; Pediatric Physician, May 2004
  • Camp Challenge for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Patients; Leesville, Louisiana, July/August 2004
  • Basket-Ball Camp for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Patients; New Orleans, Louisiana, July 2005
  • Health and Wellness Fair; Plaquemine Louisiana, March 2009
  • White Castle High School Senior Project Mentor; White Castle Louisiana, March – May 2010
  • Plaquemine High School Senior Project Mentor; Plaquemine Louisiana, March – May 2011
  • Brusly High School Senior Project Mentor; Brusly Louisiana, March – May 2012
  • Third Annual Health and Wellness Fair; Sorrento Louisiana, April 2012



  • Pediatric Blood and Cancer: Volume 55, Issue 2; pages 318 – 323, August 2010 Effect of L-Arginine Supplementation on Immune Responsiveness in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease


  • Louisiana State University/Children's Hospital of New Orleans Research Institute The Significance of Arginine Deficiency On Immune Function In Sickle Cell Disease January 2006 to July 2007


  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1984
  • City Market Scholarship, Bahamas 1987
  • Bahamas Government Scholarship 1987
  • Research Grant 2006
  • Trainee Travel Award 2007-Southern Society of Pediatric Research (SSPR)
  • Cambridge Who's Who Registry of Executive, Professionals and Entrepreneurs 2009-2010


  • Seroconversion Rates After Vaccination With Hepatitis B In Patients With Sickle Cell Disease; SSPR 2005 -Poster
  • Rosetted Glioneuronal Tumor in a Pediatric Patient; SSPR 2007 -Poster
  • Mitogenesis in Steady State Sickle Cell Disease; SSPR 2007 –Oral
  • T Cell Subsets and T Cell Receptor CD3 Zeta Chain Expression in Sickle Cell Disease and the Effect of L-Arginine Supplementation; PAS 2007 – Poster
  • Grand Rounds: Sickle Cell Disease and Immune Dysfunction; 2007