Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Ochsner Health
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Sep 28, 2020
Sep 28, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

The division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Ochsner Hospital for Children is seeking a board eligible/board certified pediatric gastroenterologist to join our rapidly growing team in Baton Rouge. The successful candidate will be proficient in the care of children with general pediatric gastrointestinal conditions and communication with families.

Ochsner Hospital for Children serves patients across the Gulf South with clinics in New Orleans, as well as satellite clinics throughout Louisiana and Mississippi. The division presently leads or collaborates in specialty programs in pediatric advanced endoscopy, pancreatology, hepatology and liver transplantation, aerodigestive disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, pediatric feeding disorders and a colorectal clinic. Ochsner Hospital for Children has a 33 pediatric bed unit, along with a 14 bed PICU, 12 bed CVICU, and 54 Level IV NICU beds. Ochsner sponsors the combined Tulane-Ochsner pediatric residency program and teaches medical school students from Tulane as well as the University of Queensland.

Our team in Baton Rouge consists of 2 gastroenterologists at Ochsner Baton Rouge - The Grove, a multispecialty clinic and surgery center. Call would be shared with 4 other pediatric gastroenterologists.

About Ochsner Baton Rouge: Greater Baton Rouge is home to Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge, a full-service, 150-bed hospital and 13 Health Centers across Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston and Tangipahoa Parishes including Ochsner Cancer Center Baton Rouge. Over 2,300 employees serve patients in the Greater Baton Rouge area, including more than 250 physicians and Advanced Practice Providers whose collective dedication to patient care is recognized for quality excellence by Becker s Hospital Review, Healthgrades, Truven Health Analytics and Leapfrog. Ochsner Baton Rouge is a part of Ochsner Health, Louisiana s largest non-profit healthcare delivery system committed to giving back to the communities it serves through preventative screenings, health and wellness resources and partnerships with innovative organizations that share our vision. Ochsner healed more than 876,000 people from across the globe in 2019, providing the latest medical breakthroughs and therapies, including digital medicine for chronic conditions and telehealth specialty services. Ochsner's team of more than 26,000 employees and 4,500 providers are working to reinvent the future of health and wellness in the Gulf South. To learn more about Ochsner Baton Rouge, please visit our website and follow us on Facebook.

Ochsner Hospital for Children ranked among the top 50 children s hospitals in the country for pediatric gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery specialties for two consecutive years in the U.S. News and World Report Best Children s Hospitals rankings. It is also the only children s hospital in Louisiana or Mississippi ever recognized by US News & World Report as a specialty top 50 hospital in pediatric heart care. For more information, please visit

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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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