WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY
Welcome to the Department of Surgery at LSUHSC - New Orleans.
We are committed to training the next generation of surgeons while providing excellent surgical care to our patients. We are growing! We have recently recruited new surgeons and specialized care professionals, opened more clinics and expanded our training programs. We currently have 47 full time faculty members and more than 70 residents and fellows.
Thanks to all of you who support our teaching, research and patient care programs!
From the Department Chair:
Welcome to the LSU Department of Surgery, with its storied past and ever-brightening future.
Since the early 1930’s, the Department of Surgery at the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans has received recognition for excellence in patient care, resident and student education, and research in a culture that produced many leaders in the national and international surgical community.
In the year 2005, the gulf coast of the United States was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina. Subsequent to the hurricane, several of the levees protecting the City of New Orleans were breached by a tidal surge that flooded 80% of the city. Read More: