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Ochsner is Recruiting BC/BE Neurologists to Join Our Practices in South Louisiana

Opportunity Criteria

Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedH-1B
Salary RangeNot Specified
Loan RepaymentNot Specified
Employment TypeFull Time
Bonuses OfferedNone

Opportunity Details

  • This is a great opportunity to practice Neurology in a collegial and patient-focused environment.
  • Academic appointments are available at our affiliated institutions, including Tulane, LSU, and the University of Queensland.
  • Both newly trained and experienced physicians are encouraged to apply.
  • We offer a highly competitive salary with comprehensive benefits.
    • Relocation Assistance
    • CME time and financial reimbursement
    • Comprehensive insurance
    • Retirement options
    • 501c3 tuition reimbursement qualifications

The Department of Neurology has a complement of over 40 Neurologists system-wide with subspecialty representation in stroke, neurocritical care, interventional neurology, neuromuscular disease, movement disorders, epilepsy, MS, headache, cognitive disorders, traumatic brain injury and sports neurology. The Department of Neurology is a member of the Ochsner Neuroscience Institute, ranked as one of the top 50 Neuroscience Centers by the U.S. News and World Report rankings.


Our Practice Opportunities

New Orleans – Epilepsy

  • One of only 3 facilities in Louisiana accredited by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a Level 4 Epilepsy Center – the highest possible designation by the NAEC
  • The only institution in Louisiana that operates dedicated epilepsy monitoring units (EMU) for both adult and children.
  • The comprehensive epilepsy program includes a team of 7 adult epileptologists,3 pediatric epileptologists, 2 advanced practice providers, 3 functional neurosurgeons, neuropsychologists, neuroradiologists, EEG technologists, a lead epilepsy nurse coordinator, and dedicated social worker to provide the highest quality of care – medical management, advance therapeutics, and epilepsy surgery.
  • The only hospital system in the region to use Visualase® - MRI-Guided Laser Ablation Technology for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery.
  • Active clinical epilepsy research program with recognition at national and international scientific meetings.


New Orleans – Movement Disorders

  • The Movement Disorders Section includes 3 neurologists, 2 advanced practice providers, 2 neurosurgeons, a research coordinator, and Fellowship program.
  • We are the largest DBS program in the Gulf South, and we are nationally recognized as a Level 2 HDSA Center of Excellence, with dedicated interdisciplinary clinics for HD, PD, and Tourette’s Syndrome
  • Further opportunities exist as Principal Investigator in investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored clinical trials. Active research projects involve biobanking, genetics, and clinical therapeutics for HD, PD, and PSP.


New Orleans – Cognitive Disorders

  • The Brain Health and Cognitive Disorders Program is a growing collaboration amongst neurologists, neuropsychologists, advanced practice clinicians, social workers/care managers, and researchers.
  • The neurologist will be supported by 7 neuropsychologists across 4 Ochsner campuses
  • Patients living with dementia and their caregivers have access to Care Ecosystem, a program funded through generous philanthropic support. The primary aims of the program include lowering caregiver burden, reducing unnecessary hospitalizations, and providing support for clinicians in managing/caring for individuals with dementia. The program is in collaboration with and adapted from UCSF.
  • The neurologist will have the opportunity to participate in an interdisciplinary memory disorders clinic, which includes neurology, neuropsychology, and social work/care team navigators.


West Bank of New Orleans – General Neurology

  • Ambulatory-based practice
  • Opportunities to develop a sub-specialty practice
  • Opportunity to interpret EEG and perform NCS/EMG studies

Ochsner Medical Center on the West Bank is a 180-bed general medical and surgical acute care facility. It is located on the mighty Mississippi River just across from the city of New Orleans. The Medical Center offers comprehensive medical services provided by a multi-disciplinary team including more than 500 board-certified or board-eligible physicians, a highly trained nursing staff and other skilled allied-health professionals.


Ochsner Baton Rouge – General or Subspecialized Neurology Opportunities

  • Opportunities to build a subspecialized practice
  • Active clinical practice with large referral base
  • Inpatient work is consultative with hospitalists at Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge
  • Telestroke Program is integrated with our large tertiary care center in New Orleans

The Greater Baton Rouge region is home to Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge, a full-service, 150-bed facility, Ochsner Cancer Center – Baton Rouge and 13 Ochsner Health Centers across Tangipahoa, Livingston, East Baton Rouge, Ascension and Iberville Parishes.  Nearly 2,000 employees serve our patients in the Greater Baton Rouge area, including more than 180 physicians and Advanced Practice Providers.


Ochsner North Shore – General or Subspecialized Neurology Opportunities and a Neurohospitalist Opportunity

  • Committed to providing high-quality, compassionate patient care
  • Team oriented with ability to provide personalized patient care
  • Demonstrate positive clinical outcomes
  • Join a developing neuroscience program with a new facility in a highly desirable location
  • Large referral base
  • NCC unit opening in 2021
  • The telestroke programs at Ochsner Medical Center-North Shore and St. Tammany Parish Hospital are integrated with our tertiary care center on Jefferson Highway in New Orleans.

As a suburb of New Orleans, the Northshore region, offers a family-oriented community with the amenities of New Orleans just 30 minutes away. The Northshore is known for the many festivals, parks, and community events throughout the year.  Additionally, St. Tammany Parish is ranked #1 in the state for its outstanding, award winning school system. The North Shore offers an entire network of advanced healthcare services with over 160 physicians and 60 APPs who deliver integrated care at our multiple North Shore locations.


Sorry, but we are unable to accept J1 visa candidates. 

Ochsner is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

About Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans

Ochsner Medical Center is located near Uptown New Orleans and includes acute and sub-acute facilities and centers of excellence: Ochsner Cancer Institute, Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Center and Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute.

As a 473-bed acute care hospital, Ochsner Medical Center offers the opportunity to learn and provide patient care at a Magnet facility with three Centers of Excellence, all the while gaining exposure to complex medical cases. This campus is also one of six training sites in the world for robotic surgery and is nationally known for many skilled physicians.

Ochsner Medical Center has performed the first in utero surgery in the Gulf South region. During a groundbreaking surgery, Ochsner Medical Center’s fetal surgery team of 18 physicians and nurses operated on the 23-week-old fetus while still in his mother’s uterus, a procedure that fewer than 10 hospitals in the United States are able to perform. This surgery corrected a spina bifida birth defect.

Ochsner is the first in the Gulf South region to offer the world’s first and only FDA-approved artificial heart - The SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, which serves a as a bridge to transplant for patients with heart failure.

Beautiful Beginnings start at Ochsner. The Women’s Pavilion at Ochsner Baptist is a premier destination for women and infants that enables Ochsner to provide a unique experience and the highest quality care for women and their families in a top notch, brand new facility.

All women’s services departments at Ochsner Medical Center on Jefferson Highway, including OB/GYN clinics, Labor and Delivery, Maternal Fetal Medicine and Robotic Surgery, and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit have moved to the new Women’s Pavilion at Ochsner Baptist. The Gynecology-Oncology services will remain at Ochsner Medical Center. 

Please visit for the list of specialties offered at Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans.

About Ochsner Health System

Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Ochsner Health is a not-for-profit committed to giving back to the communities it serves through preventative screenings, health and wellness resources and partnerships with innovative organizations that share our vision. Ochsner Health healed more than 876,000 people from across the globe in 2019, providing the latest medical breakthroughs and therapies, including digital medicine for chronic conditions and telehealth specialty services. Ochsner Health is a national leader, named the top hospital in Louisiana and a top children’s hospital by U.S. News & World Report. As Louisiana’s leading healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. Ochsner Health is innovating healthcare by investing in new technologies and research to make world-class care more accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner's team of more than 26,000 employees and 4,500 providers are working to reinvent the future of health and wellness in the region. To learn more about Ochsner Health, please visit To transform your health, please visit

Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a 
Best Hospital” across four specialty categories.

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Nationally Ranked Hospital
Ranked #1 in Louisiana
Ranked #1 in New Orleans Metro Area
Ranked #1 in Nation for Liver Transplants 3 years in a row

Facility & Address

  • Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans
  • 1514 Jefferson Highway New Orleans LA 70121


Contact Information

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