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Dr. Julian Bailes, Jr.

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-04-11

Duration: 00:09:07

Subjects: Bailes, Julian E. | PHYSICIANS


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Brittain, Jack Interviewee
  • Lipe, Juliana Interviewee
  • Oberlander, Eric Interviewee
  • Bailes, Julian Speaker


This segment from the 2017 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Dr. Julian Bailes, Jr. accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Dr. Bailes, a native of Natchitoches and a graduate of the LSU Medical School, is a world renowned neurosurgeon. His research provided clinical evidence of Chronic, Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), a condition that impacts athletes who have sustained multiple concussions. He is a founding member of the Brain Injury Research Institute and has served as a neurological consultant to the NFL Players Association since 1992. His profile includes interviews with: Jack Brittain, his childhood friend; Juliana Lipe, his sister; and Dr. Eric Oberlander, a neurologist. Host: Beth Courtney