880 W Commerce Rd, Ste 101
+1 504-293-5959

Management Team

Michael D. Kotler, M.D.



Founder, Chief Medical Officer

Michael D. Kotler, M.D. trained at the University of Miami and began his career in Emergency Medicin in South Florida. In 1991, he moved to Louisiana as the Regional Medical Director for InPhyNet Medical Management for the Southeast United States. In 2000, he decided to venture out on his own and founded Pelican State Outpatient Center, a new concept in healthcare delivery. Today Pelican sees over 20,000 patients a year for both Occupational Medicine and Urgent Care, and has repeatedly been recognized for its excellence. Dr. Kotler’s expertise in handling occupational medicine cases gained him a distinguished reputation within his field and his clients started turning to him for offshore illness and injury consults. Dr. Kotler established RemoteMD to deliver a variety of medical services to industrial remote environments worldwide including 24/7/365 Medical Control, Telemedicine, Paramedics, Corporate Medical Direction and Advanced Education & Training for Paramedics working in the remote environment. He currently provides these services to a number of multinational companies. In addition to providing medical care, Dr. Kotler serves on teaching faculty at LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans and serves as the Program Director for OccuMedics, a course he developed to train Industrial Remote Environment Medical Specialists (IREMS). Furthermore, he serves as Medical Director for Plaquemines Medical Center in Port Sulphur, LA and has been instrumental in bringing quality healthcare to Plaquemines Parish.