Welcome to the Ochsner Pain Medicine Fellowship in New Orleans, Louisiana!
The Ochsner Pain Medicine Fellowship’s aim is to provide the next generation of Pain Medicine physicians with exceptional clinical and procedural experience, and knowledge. Our fellows will become a consultant in pain management who are able to work with a multidisciplinary team to manage acute and chronic pain patients, including cancer pain, in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. Enhancing communication skills as a team and with patient care (clinic and procedure) is a key component to performance as well.
Ochsner Baptist campus is the primary teaching facility offering a one-year multidisciplinary fellowship training. Rotation length and specialty training include:
- 9.5 months of Chronic Pain Medicine rotations (Ochsner Baptist & Kenner)
- 2.5 months-Palliative Care, PMR, Acute Pain, Psychiatry, and Neurology.
Fellows learn to perform initial assessments, treatment planning, documentation, pharmacological treatment, perform appropriate diagnostic testing, and enhancing procedural skills for treatments specific to chronic pain.