Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy – #1 Children’s Hospital in Louisiana

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Ochsner Hospital for Children
Published
November 27, 2022
Location
New Orleans, LA
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We’re seeking Board Eligible/Board Certified Pediatric Neurologists to join the expanding practice at Ochsner Hospital for Children in New Orleans, Louisiana. Fellowship-trained specialists in clinical neurophysiology and/or those who have special interests in neuromuscular disorders and headache are welcomed.

The Section of Pediatric Neurology at Ochsner Hospital for Children includes neurologists with subspecialty expertise in stroke, neurointensive care, movement disorders, epilepsy, pain management, neuroimmunology, neuromuscular disorders and neuroimaging. In addition to patient care, the Department of Pediatrics is responsible for teaching pediatric residents from the Tulane-Ochsner Pediatric Residency program and teaches medical students from Tulane as well as the University of Queensland.

About Ochsner Hospital for Children

Ranked #1 in Louisiana for the second year in a row by U.S. News & World Report in 2022-23, Ochsner Hospital for Children was also recognized as a national leader in the new rankings in three specialties: pediatric cardiology and heart surgery, pediatric gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, and pediatric orthopedics. Ochsner Hospital for Children continues to be a top destination for pediatric care in the region through an unwavering commitment to always putting patients first.

Ochsner Hospital for Children is a rapidly expanding 125-bed children’s hospital offering a full range of pediatric care from primary to quaternary care, with services offered in all subspecialties, including Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Advanced GI and Hepatology, Advanced Orthopedic Surgery, Hematology-Oncology, Cleft Palate/Cranio-Facial Surgery, as well as heart, liver, and bone marrow transplant. There are also several multi-disciplinary teams dedicated to complex conditions. The hospital not only performed the first pediatric heart/kidney transplant in the region but is also the top congenital heart program in the state (both in volumes and outcomes.)

Ochsner also maintains 12 rotating satellite pediatric subspecialty clinics (eight in Louisiana, four in Mississippi); three permanent pediatric subspecialty clinics; and the Boh Center for Child Development, a dedicated multidisciplinary development pediatrics center.

About Ochsner Health

The Ochsner system is designed to support tertiary care and quaternary pediatrics and pediatric surgery. Ochsner has 40 owned, managed, and affiliated hospitals and more than 300 health centers and urgent care centers. A national healthcare destination center, Ochsner cares for patients from all 50 states and more than 75 countries worldwide each year.

In addition, there are residency programs in Orthopedics, Emergency Medicine, General Pediatrics as well as medical students from the University of Queensland/Ochsner program. Ochsner also supports several well-funded pediatric research programs.

About New Orleans

One of the most exciting and historical U.S. cities, New Orleans is both cosmopolitan and laid-back—full of world-class music, dining, shopping, attractions, and Southern charm. Professional football and basketball, gorgeous parks, year-round festivals, prestigious academic centers and universities and hospitality await you. It’s no wonder Travel & Leisure ranked New Orleans #2 in The Best Cities in the United States in 2022!

If you’re craving the beach, the Gulf shores of Alabama are about two and a half hours away by car; and the white sands of Destin and Seaside, Florida, are just over four hours away. It’s easy to understand why residents take great pride in calling New Orleans their home. You’ll fall in love the minute you set foot here, both personally and professionally.

For complete details and confidential consideration, please contact Glenda Church Smith, Principal, Pediatric Search Partners at glenda@pediatricsearchpartners.com, phone (877) 440-3832 or text (214) 850-3094.

 

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