Fundamentals of Vascular Surgery Symposium




We appreciate your interest in the Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency at LSU Health Science Center.

Our integrated program began in 2012 and currently accepts two residents each year. Our graduates are highly sought after for their technnical prowess and have accepted jobs in a combination of academic and private practice settings. The LSU residency offers a wide variety of both open and endovascular cases in several clinical settings. Trainees rotate through our University Medical Center (a level 1 tertiary care center), the Southeast Louisiana VA, Childrens Hospital, and two large private hospitals. Given our location in southeast Lousiana, our trainees experience a large variety of vascular pathology and have graduated in the top 10th percentile per case volume in all categories. 

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Malachi Sheahan III, MD. FACS
Professor of Clinical Surgery
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, LSUHSC
Director, Residency and Fellowship Program

Tina Barcelona, RN
Instructor of Surgery

Robert Batson, MD, FACS
Chair, Department of Surgery, LSUHSC

Estela Brooke, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Amit Chawla, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Chief, Vascular Surgery, VA Medical Center

Melissa Donovan, MD, FACS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Jonathan Gisclair, DPM
Clnical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Larry Hollier, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery

Tapash Palit, MD, FACS
Professor of Clinical Surgery

William Risher, MD
Professor of Clinical Surgery

Claudie Sheahan, MD
Professor of Clinical Surgery

Bruce Torrance III, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
Chief Academic Officer, West Jefferson Medical Center