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Abdominal Transplant Anesthesiologist

Ochsner Health
New Orleans, Louisiana
Closing date
May 7, 2024

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The Department of Anesthesiology at the Ochsner Health System in New Orleans is seeking a board eligible/board certified anesthesiologist to join the Division of Abdominal Transplant Anesthesia. Experience in liver, kidney, and pancreas transplant is desired, but not required. Candidates with familiarity with intraoperative TEE are also preferred. Ochsner is a high-volume program among U.S. medical centers. We routinely perform liver transplants, liver-kidney transplants, kidney transplants and kidney-pancreas transplants. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as a commitment to teaching and education, are prerequisites. We had the privilege of serving as the host organization for the 2022 Annual Meeting of the International Liver Transplant Society, the premier organization for Liver Transplant Surgeons and Anesthesiologists around the world.

The Department of Anesthesiology includes 80 anesthesiologists, 120 CRNAs, and over 45 house staff, with an annual case volume of more than 52,000. All faculty actively participate in teaching and clinical care; many take advantage of opportunities in clinical investigation and professional service. We emphasize mentorship and professional development which are a priority at Ochsner. We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. We also enjoy the advantage of practicing in a favorable malpractice environment in Louisiana.

Ochsner Health is an integrated healthcare system with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Celebrating 80 years in 2022, it leads nationally in cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, liver and heart transplants and pediatrics, among other areas. Ochsner is consistently named both the top hospital and top children s hospital in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report. The not-for-profit organization is inspiring healthier lives and stronger communities. Its focus is on preventing diseases and providing patient-centered care that is accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner Health pioneers new treatments, deploys emerging technologies and performs groundbreaking research, including over 700 clinical studies. It has more than 36,000 employees and over 4,600 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties. It operates 47 hospitals and more than 370 health and urgent care centers across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the Gulf South; and its cutting-edge Connected Health digital medicine program is caring for patients beyond its walls. In 2021, Ochsner Health treated more than 1 million people from every state and 75 countries. As Louisiana s top healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. To learn more, visit

CVs will be reviewed by David M. Broussard, MD, MBA, Chair of Anesthesiology, Ochsner Medical Center.

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