2012 11:11:33 AM

Robert C. Batson, MD, FACS


Professor of Clinical Surgery


LSU Health Sciences Center  
School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
1542 Tulane Ave., 7th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70112




Louisiana State University Medical Center
Degree: Bachelor of Science, 1968

Louisiana State University Medical Center
Degree:  Doctorate of Medicine, 1971



Resident in Surgery, LSU Surgical Services
Charity Hospital at New Orleans, 1971 – 1974 

Fellow in Vascular Surgery
Jesse E. Thompson, M.D.
Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, Texas, 1974 – 1975 

Chief Resident, LSU Surgical Services
Charity Hospital at New Orleans, 1975 – 1976

Dr. Robert Batson served as Interim Chairman of the Department of Surgery in 2010.  He was named The Isidore Cohn, Jr., Professor and Department Head in 2011 and served until 2022.  Dr. Batson has served as Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery at LSU since 1996. He performed his surgical residency at Charity Hospital and completed his vascular surgery fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Batson is Board Certified in Vascular Surgery and a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery. Including his current responsibilities, Dr. Batson has held many professional appointments including Fellowship Director for Vascular Surgery at LSU Medical Center as well as Professor of Clinical Surgery.

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