Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Ochsner Health System
New Orleans, Louisiana
Mar 05, 2019
Mar 04, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

Pediatric Gastroenterologist

The division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Ochsner Health System is seeking two board eligible/board certified pediatric gastroenterologists, at least one with experience and interest in hepatology.

Ochsner serves a wide variety of patients across the region with a clinic at the main pediatric ambulatory facility in New Orleans, as well as satellite clinics. Several multidisciplinary clinics are currently offered including a liver transplant clinic, aerodigestive clinic, inflammatory bowel disease clinic, pediatric feeding disorders clinic and a colorectal clinic. Ochsner has a 33 pediatric bed unit, along with a 14 bed PICU, 12 bed CVICU, and 54 Level IV NICU. The pediatric gastroenterology division serves as a consultant service to our pediatric hospitalists, intensivists and other subspecialists. Ochsner has a very robust liver transplant service and is the only center in Louisiana that offers pediatric liver transplants. Additionally, an intensive pediatric feeding disorders clinic is actively in development. Ochsner sponsors the combined Tulane-Ochsner pediatric residency program and we teach medical school students from Tulane as well as the University of Queensland for 12 months per year allowing for ample opportunity for teaching.

Ochsner Health System has been ranked among the top 50 children s hospitals in the country for pediatric gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery specialties in the 2018-19 U.S. News and World Report Best Chidlren's Hospitals rankings. It is also the only children's hospital in Louisiana or Mississippi ever recongnized by US News & World Report as a specialty top 50 hospitals in pediatric heart care and has now been ranked by USNWR for 2 years in a row! For more information, please visit

Ochsner Hospital for Children operates a dedicated pediatric emergency department, with in-house intensivists as well as a dedicated, full-time, pediatric transport team providing ground, rotary and fixed wing transports across the entire Gulf South region. Ochsner Health System is Louisiana's largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system with 30 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and 80+ health centers. Ochsner employs more than 1,200 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and performs over 700 clinical research studies.

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Ochsner is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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