Kelly Ural, MD - Program Director

Kelly Ural, MD
Dr. Kelly Ural joined the Ochsner department of anesthesia in 2011 and assumed the role of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship program director in 2014. She completed her anesthesiology residency at Ochsner Medical Center, and then completed a Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, serving as chief fellow during her year there. She is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and by the National Board of Echocardiography in advanced perioperative transesophageal echocardiography. She currently serves on the SCA Fellowship Program Director's council and the cardiac education subcommittee for the ASA.


David M. Broussard, MD, MBA - Chair, Department of Anesthesiology

David M. Broussard, MD, MBA
Dr. Broussard joined Ochsner in 2004 and assumed the role of Chair, Department of Anesthesiology at Ochsner Medical Center -New Orleans in 2017. Dr. Broussard earned his medical degree from the Louisiana State University Medical Center - New Orleans and completed his internship and residency at Ochsner Medical Center. Dr. Broussard is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and the National Board of Echocardiography in advanced perioperative transesophageal echocardiography. He received his MBA from Tulane in 2009 and recently completed two terms on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Anesthesiologists.


Emilie E. Donaldson, MD

Emilie E. Donaldson, MD
Dr. Donaldson earned her medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed her internship and residency at Ochsner Clinic Foundation. She also completed her fellowship in Adult Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiology at Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine. She is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. She has been at Ochsner since 2008.


Jason Falterman, MD

Jason Falterman, MD
Dr. Falterman earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed his internship and residency at Ochsner Clinic Foundation. He also completed his fellowship in Cardiothoracic Anesthesia at Emory University Hospital where he served as Chief Fellow. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and National Board of Echocardiography in Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography. He has been on staff at Ochsner since 2008.


Logan Kosarek, MD

Logan Kosarek, MD
Dr. Kosarek earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans, LA and completed both his internship in Internal Medicine and residency in Anesthesia at Ochsner Clinic Foundation New Orleans, LA. He also has completed a fellowship in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at Emory University, Atlanta, GA. He is board certified in anesthesiology and has been on staff at Ochsner since 2013.


T. Michael Truxillo, MD

T. Michael Truxillo, MD
Dr. Truxillo earned his medical degree Louisiana State University School of Medicine New Orleans, LA and completed his residency in Anesthesia at University of Washington, Seattle, WA. He also did a fellowship in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at Emory University, Atlanta, GA. He is board certified in anesthesiology and has been on staff at Ochsner since 2010.