The Louisiana Orthopaedic Association is a statewide, professional membership organization comprised of orthopaedic surgeons, orthopedic residents and affiliated healthcare providers.
The primary mission of LSU Health Shreveport (LSUHS) is to teach, heal, and discover, in order to advance the well-being of the region and beyond.
LSU Health Shreveport is home to the only medical school in north Louisiana and one of only three in the state. A medical school is a tertiary educational institution teaching medicine resulting in a professional degree for physicians.
Offering degrees in Cardiopulmonary Science, Medical Laboratory Science, Physician Assistant, Communication Disorders, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Public Health
Offering Graduate Degrees in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology & Anatomy, Microbiology & Immunology, Molecular & Cellular Physiology, and Pharmacology, Toxicology, & Neuroscience.
GME stands for "graduate medical education" more commonly referred to as residency. This is the training physicians must complete to practice following medical school.
The goal of medical research at LSU Health Shreveport is to improve our health and extends from basic science discovery to the development of treatment protocols and new diagnostics.
LSU Health Shreveport is honored and imminently qualified to offer a broad range of clinical trials. As an academic medical center, we recognize the value of clinical research both in helping patients today and in finding the cures of tomorrow.
Dr. Mary Jo Fitz-Gerald has been elected to the American Psychiatric Association's Assembly to serve as the Recorder.
Cherie-Ann Nathan, MD, FACS, Professor and Chairman of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at LSU Health Shreveport, was recently inducted as the President of the American Head and Neck Society (AHNS) at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings in Austin, Texas.
John A. Vanchiere, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Vice Chair of Pediatric Research, received the Allen A. Copping Excellence in Teaching Award for Clinical Science at LSU Health Shreveport’s graduation ceremony on May 25.
Navdeep Samra, MD, FICS, FACS, Tenured Associate Professor of Surgery at LSU Health Shreveport, has been elected as a member of the Society of University Surgeons (SUS).
Dr. McPherson played a major role in alerting Congress to the conditions in the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) family residential centers.