Physician-General Surgeon-Baton Rouge

Ochsner Health
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Full Time
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Ochsner Health System - Baton Rouge is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible GENERAL SURGEON to join its expanding practice.


  • Clinic-based position with dedicated surgery days; operations performed at Ochsner Medical Center Baton Rouge and Ochsner Medical Complex The Grove, a new medical office complex with surgical and in-patient capabilities
  • Two da Vinci Xi robots
  • Equally shared call rotation at a single hospital, with dedicated hospitalists on-site 24/7
  • Clinic located in Baton Rouge with rotation to suburban clinics
  • Ancillary services offered at Ochsner Cancer Center Baton Rouge
  • Collegial, multidisciplinary team of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists, Radiologists, Pathologists, Dieticians, Medical and Radiation Oncologists and nurse navigators collaborate on a customized plan of care for each patient
  • Integrated practice model with strong, internal referral network
  • Physician leadership and input at all levels of administration
  • Support available from specialists and sub-specialists throughout Ochsner Health System
  • EPIC medical record platform utilized throughout the Ochsner Health System
  • Tort reform state


  • Salary is commensurate with experience and training
  • Malpractice insurance provided
  • Full benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Retirement options (401k, 403b, and 457b)


The Greater Baton Rouge region is home to Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge, a full-service, 150-bed facility, Ochsner Cancer Center Baton Rouge and 13 Ochsner Health Centers across Tangipahoa, Livingston, East Baton Rouge, Ascension and Iberville Parishes. Nearly 2,000 employees serve our patients in the Greater Baton Rouge area, including more than 180 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 System, Louisiana s largest non-profit healthcare delivery system. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a Best Hospital across four specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and 80 countries worldwide each year.


Situated on the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge represents the best of Louisiana s vibrant culture. The capital city, located in Southeast Louisiana, is home to over 800,000 residents making it one of the most populous cities in the state. It is a very family-oriented city with great schools, 2 major universities (Louisiana State University and Southern University), restaurants, shopping, and an abundance of sports and cultural opportunities. Known for its great people, unique food, and lively music, Baton Rouge has something for everyone!

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Becker s Hospital Review

  • Only Louisiana hospital ranked in Becker s Hospital Review 100 Great Community Hospitals (2016)

Care Chex, a division of COMPARION

  • Ranks in the top 10% of hospitals in the nation for medical excellence in 7 clinical categories including Overall Hospital Care, Overall Medical Care, Cardiac Care, Gastrointestinal Care, Neurological Care, Heart Attack Treatment, and Stroke Care. (2017)


  • Patient Safety Excellence Award (2017, 2016, 2015)
  • Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence (2017)
  • Cardiac Care Excellence Award (2017, 2016)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award (2017, 2016)
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award (2016)


  • Earned an A grade in patient safety (2017, 2016)

    Truven Health Analytics

  • One of only 10 hospitals in the United States to receive the Truven Health Analytics Everest Award, an honor awarded to hospitals that have achieved both the highest current performance and the fastest long-term improvement over five years. (2017)
  • Only hospital in Louisiana named in the Top 100 Hospitals (2017, 2016)
  • Only hospital in Louisiana to be named to the "50 Top Cardiovascular 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.Hospitals" (2016)

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