Pediatric Heart Failure/Heart Transplant Cardiologist

Ochsner Hospital for Children
January 14, 2022
New Orleans, LA


Pediatric Search Partners has been engaged to identify a pediatric heart failure/heart transplant cardiologist to join the rapidly growing program at Ochsner Health in New Orleans, Louisiana. This position includes care of patients with cardiomyopathies, heart failure, transplant, congenital heart disease, and ventricular assist devices. Candidates will join two heart failure/heart transplant cardiologists in the only pediatric heart transplant center in Louisiana. The transplant team is supported by dedicated transplant coordinators, transplant psychologist, transplant social worker, transplant pharmacist, and palliative care team. Ochsner Health has all pediatric cardiac sub-specialties including EP, ACHD, interventional cardiology, imaging including echocardiography and cardiac MRI, and fetal cardiology. There are three congenital heart surgeons and a dedicated pediatric cardiac intensive care unit. Ochsner is an active participant in PHTS and ACTION. Interested applicants should be BC/BE in pediatric cardiology and are completing or have completed an advanced fellowship in pediatric heart failure/heart transplant or minimum of 5 years of experience in the field. In addition to patient care, the physician will be responsible for the education of Tulane-Ochsner pediatric residents and medical students, and University of Queensland medical students.

Ochsner Hospital for Children has been ranked among the top 50 children’s hospitals in the country in pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery by U.S. News and World Report and is the only children’s hospital in Louisiana or Mississippi ever recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a specialty top 50. Ochsner Health is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 40 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 100 health centers and urgent care centers.

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For complete details and confidential consideration, please forward your CV and cover letter to Glenda Church Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners at, phone 877.440.3832 or text to 214.850.3094.

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