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Ochsner Health is committed to our mission: We Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate, and Innovate.

To provide a high level of physical therapy treatment to the community, Ochsner Health is pleased to host a post-graduate residency program to develop advanced practitioners in the field of orthopedic physical therapy. The program will focus on presenting the most current, evidence-based curriculum possible, while providing mentorship by highly trained, board-certified therapist, and collaborating with some of the most well-respected physicians in our region.

The Ochsner Health Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program is fully accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE) through 2025, making it the only accredited sports residency program in Louisiana.

Program Details

  • Location: Greater New Orleans Area, Louisiana
  • Program Length: 13 Months
  • Mentorship: All residents will receive at least 150 hours of one-on-one mentorship with board certified, residency-trained, and fellowship trained clinicians.
  • Athletic Venue Coverage: All residents will complete at least 150 hours of athletic venue coverage hours at local universities and high schools.

Contact Person

Caitlyn Beltrani PT, DPT, Program Coordinator

Program Length

13 months

Accrediting Body

American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE)

ABPTRFE Accredited Program