LSU Health Shreveport is Comprised of Three Professional Schools:



  • Exceeding the national NRMP Main Residency Match® rate by 18.7% with 98.3% of MS4 matching

  • Global health opportunities


  • 100% Licensure Exam Pass Rates across all 7 programs
  • Early clinical integration


  • PhD in Basic Sciences
  • Also available: MD-PhD, Interdisciplinary Grad Program & Master of Biomedical Science
  • Full Tuition Waiver & Stipend
Our Mission is to

 TEACH    -    HEAL    -    DISCOVER


We are educating and training the next generation of health care professionals and scientists who will continue our proud legacy of innovative and lifesaving healthcare and cutting-edge medical research. As one of only one hundred forty academic medical centers (AMC) in the nation, LSU Health Shreveport is a revered treasure in a community that fought decades for its creation.  


Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana

Shreveport-Bossier has so much to offer that you have to experience it. In partnership with our local S-B Convention & Tourist Bureau, we have some videos to share that only begin to tell the story of all there is to see and do in Northwest Louisiana. We hope you will choose LSU Health Shreveport as your place for learning, working and living!


Explore Shreveport-Bossier




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Dr. Rodney Shackleford

Rodney Shackelford, DO, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology, has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the A-T Children’s Project for his research project titled, “Pharmacologic Correction of the Cellular Sulfide Pool as a Treatment for Ataxia-Telangiectasia.”

Read More about LSUHS Faculty Awarded Grant to Research Possible Treatment for Rare Genetic Disorder
Bhuiyan Lab Group

LSU Health Shreveport researchers recently presented preliminary findings at the American Heart Association’s Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2019 Scientific Sessions that use of the illegal stimulant methamphetamine causes build-up of tough protein fibers in heart muscle, which may help explain the development of enlarged hearts and heart failure in users.

Read More about AHA PRESS RELEASE: Autopsies reveal how meth hurts the heart
Dr. Felicity Gavins Lab

A paper authored by many researchers at LSU Health Shreveport on the prevention and treatment of stroke was recently published in Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association.

Read More about Paper on Possible Stroke Treatment by LSU Health Shreveport Researchers Published in American Heart Association Journal, Circulation

Our Schools

Educating and training the next generation of healthcare professionals and scientists.