Pediatric Neurogastroenterology – New Orleans

Ochsner Hospital for Children
October 11, 2019
New Orleans, LA


We're seeking a board eligible/board certified pediatric gastroenterologist with training in neurogastroenterology and motility to join the rapidly growing division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Ochsner Hospital for Children.

The successful candidate will be proficient in the care of children with pediatric motility conditions, including performing and interpreting studies such as manometry, pH, and impedance. Experience in clinical program development and quality improvement are desirable, as is a track record of collaboration and clinical excellence.

Ochsner Hospital for Children serves patients across the Gulf South with clinics at the Jefferson Highway campus 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.

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.

Ochsner for Children is a vertically integrated health system, with a pediatric primary care network, a dedicated pediatric emergency department, in-house pediatric intensivists and hospitalists, as well as a dedicated, full-time, pediatric transport team providing ground, rotary and fixed wing transports across the entire Gulf South. Ochsner Health System is Louisiana's largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system with 30 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and 60+ health centers. Ochsner employs more than 1,100 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and performs over 600 clinical research studies.

For complete details, please contact Glenda Church Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners at, or by phone at (877) 440-3832 or cell/text to (214) 850-3094.

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