Ochsner Health Posted Jan 18, 2023

New Orleans, LA

Acute Care Surgery

Ochsner Health System is recruiting a surgeon to join our Acute Care Surgery group in New Orleans. The qualified individual will have completed training in surgery and surgical critical care. The Acute Care Surgery group provides coverage of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, manages all surgical consults, transfers, and sees outpatient general surgery consults in clinic. Ochsner has an independent surgical residency that finishes seven chiefs per year and trains fellows in Colorectal, Cardiothoracic, Vascular, and Transplant. Ochsner provides the final two years of clinical training for medical students from the University of Queensland (Australia). Candidates should have an interest in education and participation in clinical research.

Ochsner Medical Center Jefferson Highway campus has 767 beds and is the leading provider of tertiary and quaternary health care services in the Gulf South. The Surgical ICU has 34 beds and is one of six critical care units in the hospital. The Department of Surgery includes 45 surgeons divided into sections of General Surgery, Plastics, Cardiothoracic, Vascular, Pediatric Surgery and Transplant. The General Surgery section includes 15 members divided into Surgical Oncology, Breast and Endocrine, Minimally Invasive/Bariatrics, and Acute Care Surgery.

Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system with 30 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 60 health centers. Ochsner employs more than 1,100 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 600 clinical research studies. Our medical school, the Ochsner Clinical School, in partnership with the University of Queensland in Australia, enrolls 130 medical students each year. We are also one of the largest non-university based physician training centers in the U.S. and the largest teaching hospital in Louisiana. Ochsner is proud to be recognized among the top hospitals in the nation. Ochsner is the only hospital in Louisiana recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” in three specialty categories and as well as receiving five star ratings for six conditions and/or procedures. Ochsner was also recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.

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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.

How to apply

For consideration, please forward CVs to Dr. George Fuhrman, Interim Chairman of the Department of Surgery, at gfuhrman@ochsner.org.


1514 Jefferson Hwy
New Orleans, LA 70121

Ochsner Health
Acute Care Surgery
New Orleans, LA

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