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When you need surgery, you want to know you’re under the care of expert surgeons who have your best interest in mind. At Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport, our team of surgeons, skilled nurses, technicians, anesthesiologists and other healthcare providers work to ensure you receive exceptional care before, during, and after a procedure. We use the latest technology and techniques in an environment that contributes to your well-being. We offer leading surgical care in a setting close to home.
Our surgeons are some of the finest in the region and are committed to the latest surgical procedures and techniques, including minimally invasive and robotic surgery, that improve your experience and lead to better outcomes.
The Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Regional Burn Center serves northern Louisiana, southern Arkansas and eastern Texas. We see more than 2,500 patients per year and perform about 200 surgeries annually to treat severe burns. Learn more about our burn care.
For more than 40 years, the Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Cardiothoracic Surgery program has treated conditions that affect the heart, heart valves, lungs and major blood vessels. We see patients from throughout Louisiana and the surrounding three-state region.
Our pulmonary surgeons can treat many conditions of the lungs, chest wall and mediastinum (an area in the middle of your chest between your lungs). We offer both traditional open and minimally invasive surgical approaches to treat these conditions.
Our heart and vascular surgery team offers many surgical procedures to treat conditions of the heart and blood vessels, including:
The surgeons in our Colon and Rectal Division have specialized expertise in diagnosing and managing problems involving the small intestine, colon, rectum and anus. Our team is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.
We offer surgical treatment for a number of diseases, including:
In addition, we offer a number of nonsurgical testing and follow-up procedures, including colonoscopy and polyp surveillance, as well as evaluation of symptoms affecting your gastrointestinal system.
Our Division of General Surgery provides high-quality, compassionate care for the full range of general surgical conditions. Some of the many surgical procedures we offer include:
Our pediatric surgeons are specially trained to care for conditions in newborn and premature infants that might require surgery to treat. We work closely with your obstetrician, maternal-fetal medicine specialist and other care team members to ensure your child gets the care they need when they need it. We’re available for consultations both before and after your baby is born.
Some of the many surgical procedures we offer for newborns and premature infants include:
Deciding whether to undergo plastic or reconstructive surgery is a personal choice. It’s one that you should discuss with experts who have your best interests at heart. We ensure each of our patients has the information they need to make the best decision for them. If you decide plastic surgery is right for you, our team uses the latest plastic and reconstructive surgical techniques as part of our comprehensive care.
One important type of plastic and reconstructive surgery is oral and maxillofacial surgery, which focuses on reconstruction of the face and treatment of conditions affecting the face, jaws, mouth and teeth. Learn more about our oral and maxillofacial surgery care.
At the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, our cancer surgeons work in a team environment to ensure you receive the cancer care you need and deserve. We provide surgical care to about 10,000 patients each year, and doctors from throughout Louisiana refer their patients to us when they need care for a number of cancer types.
We are the only cancer center in northern Louisiana that offers HIPEC (hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy). This is a chemotherapy treatment for cancers of the abdominal cavity that can reduce the chance of your cancer returning and lower the effects of chemotherapy on the rest of your body.
As the region’s only Level 1 trauma center, we care for patients from throughout Louisiana, as well as east Texas and south Arkansas, who need advanced trauma care and surgery. We always have emergency and surgical space available if you or a loved one needs trauma surgery — regardless of your ability to pay.
Our Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery helps manage and treat various conditions that affect the body’s blood vessels. Our advanced operating suite allows us to offer both traditional open surgical procedures and minimally invasive surgery, which involves smaller incisions and less pain.
Some of the many conditions we treat include: