School of Medicine

Department of Surgery


Contact Us:

Department of Surgery
LSUHSC School of Medicine
2021 Perdido St, 8th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70112

Tel: (504) 568-4750

Meet the General Surgery Clinical Team

cookMichael Cook, MD, FACS

Director of Bariatrics at University Medical Center

Interests: Metabolic Surgery, Foregut Surgery


Carlos Galvani, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Chief, Division of General Surgery

Vice Chair of Clinical Operations


Ian Hodgdon, MD, FACS

Interests: Robotic Surgery, Hernia Repair


morissonJohn Morrison, MD, FACS

Interests: Thoracic; incarcerated populations access to healthcare



John Paige, MD, FACS

Director of Wound Care at University Medical Center New Orleans

Interests: Wound Care and Team Building