Plastic Surgeon in New Orleans
Department of Surgery
Ochsner Health System in New Orleans is seeking applications for a staff surgeon in our Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Applicants must be Board Certified/Eligible in Plastic Surgery, and recent graduates will be considered as well as more experienced physicians. Applicants should have formal training and experience in the use of microsurgery for breast reconstruction and other tissue transfer procedures. The position includes teaching responsibilities and research opportunities.
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 1,200 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.
Ochsner Medical Center is located near Uptown New Orleans and includes acute and sub-acute facilities and centers of excellence: Ochsner Cancer Institute, Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Center and Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute.
As a 473-bed acute care hospital, Ochsner Medical Center offers the opportunity to learn and provide patient care at a Magnet facility with three Centers of Excellence, all the while gaining exposure to complex medical cases. This campus is also one of six training sites in the world for robotic surgery and is nationally known for many skilled physicians.
Ochsner Medical Center has performed the first in utero surgery in the Gulf South region. During a groundbreaking surgery, Ochsner Medical Center’s fetal surgery team of 18 physicians and nurses operated on the 23-week-old fetus while still in his mother’s uterus, a procedure that fewer than 10 hospitals in the United States are able to perform. This surgery corrected a spina bifida birth defect.
Ochsner is the first in the Gulf South region to offer the world’s first and only FDA-approved artificial heart - The SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, which serves a as a bridge to transplant for patients with heart failure.
Beautiful Beginnings start at Ochsner. The Women’s Pavilion at Ochsner Baptist is a premier destination for women and infants that enables Ochsner to provide a unique experience and the highest quality care for women and their families in a top notch, brand new facility.
All women’s services departments at Ochsner Medical Center on Jefferson Highway, including OB/GYN clinics, Labor and Delivery, Maternal Fetal Medicine and Robotic Surgery, and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit have moved to the new Women’s Pavilion at Ochsner Baptist. The Gynecology-Oncology services will remain at Ochsner Medical Center.
Please visit https://www.ochsner.org/locations/ochsner-medical-center for the list of specialties offered at Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans.
Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Ochsner Health is a not-for-profit 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 Health 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 Health is a national leader, named the top hospital in Louisiana and a top children’s hospital by U.S. News & World Report. As Louisiana’s leading healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. Ochsner Health is innovating healthcare by investing in new technologies and research to make world-class care more accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. 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 region. To learn more about Ochsner Health, please visit www.ochsner.org. To transform your health, please visit www.ochsner.org/healthyyou.
Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a
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Nationally Ranked Hospital
Ranked #1 in Louisiana
Ranked #1 in New Orleans Metro Area
Ranked #1 in Nation for Liver Transplants 3 years in a row
In 2009, Ochsner opened the University of Queensland Ochsner Clinical School, Louisiana’s 4th medical school and one of the top 15 medical schools in the world with more than 275 medical residents and fellows working with 23 different Ochsner-sponsored accredited residency training programs. Ochsner also hosts more than 750 medical students in clinical rotations annually.
As an indication of its success, the program currently boasts a 90% Match rate in the National Resident Matching program — with the majority of students securing a place at their first or second choices for residency program. Also of note, 48% of the students choose Primary Care fields, an area of great need in today’s healthcare system.
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