Sarjit Gill, MD
Clinical Professor of Surgery
Overton Brooks VA Medical Center


Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery


Sarjit Gill, MD is a Clinical Professor of Surgery for LSU Health Shreveport, Department of Surgery and works at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center.

Dr. Gill received much of his medical training at Christian Medical College in Ludhiana, Punjab, India before continuing his medical career in the United States.  He began his academic career as a Lecturer at Christian Medical College Hospital in 1963 and by 1972 he was a Professor of Thoracic Surgery. He moved to the United States to continue his surgical training and was offered a Clinical Assistant Professor position at LSU Health Sciences Center in 1979.  

In addition to being Clinical Professor of Surgery at LSUHSCS, he is also the Chief Thoracic and Vascular Surgeon at the VA Medical Center. 

Dr. Gill is involved in such societies as:

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, Fellow
  • Member of Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Member Southern Thoracic Surgical Association


1958           M.D. Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

1960           Surgery Residency, Rajendra Hospital, Patiala, India

1961-1963   Surgery Residency, Christian Medical College Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

1964-1965   Surgery/Urology Fellowship, University of California Medical Center, 
                  Los Angeles, CA

1965-1966   Cardiovascular Surgery Fellowship, Baylor University College of Medicine, 
                  Houston, TX

1974-1976   Thoracic and Cardiovascular Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 
                  Cleveland, OH


  • Stood First in Punjab University in Final M.B., B.S. Awarded University 
    and Christian Medical College Medal

  • Awarded Salig Ram Memorial Medal for Best Academic Career
  • Awarded First Prize in Surgery, Christian Medical College

  • Awarded First Prize in Social and Preventive Medicine, Christian Medical College
  • Fulbright Travel Fellowship 1964-1966