Ochsner offers one position each year for a one year non-ACGME accredited program in Liver Transplant Anesthesia at its Jefferson Highway campus in New Orleans LA. The position is open to physician applicants who have completed an ABA accredited anesthesiology residency training program, are ABA board eligible and are also eligible for an unrestricted Louisiana medical license.
Louisiana’s first liver transplant was performed at Ochsner Medical Center in 1984. Since that time, more than 3,000 adult and pediatric liver transplant operations have been performed. In 2020 Ochsner performed 210 liver transplants making it a continuing leader among U.S. medical centers. Ochsner also performs living donor transplants, pediatric liver transplants, liver-kidney transplants, kidney transplants and kidney-pancreas transplants. This case mix provides the fellow with an excellent clinical experience in the complex management of abdominal organ transplantation.