BC/BE Fellowship-trained Gynecologic Oncology Surgeon
OCHSNER HEALTH IN LAFAYETTE is currently seeking a BC/BE fellowship trained Gynecologic Oncology Surgeon to join our existing 5 physician, multi-specialty group practice. As Ochsner Gynecologic Oncology expands to southwest Louisiana, we are looking to add two partners to our Lafayette-based team. Our New Orleans and Lafayette teams will work jointly to provide the highest level of and most advanced care in the Gynecologic Oncology practice. Members of all sites participate in a multidisciplinary Tumor Board, have access to a large referral center in New Orleans for surgical support when necessary, and have the ability to enroll in both industry-sponsored, and cooperative group trials. Currently, members of the Ochsner Gynecology Oncology section see patients at Ochsner Baptist, The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center at OMC Jefferson Highway, Ochsner Cancer Center Baton Rouge, Chabert Medical Center in Houma, and the Ochsner St. Tammany Cancer Center. We have a broad referral area and strong telemedicine component to our practice.
Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) staffs a total of 475 beds, including 366 at its main campus, 85 at its southwest campus and 24 at the Behavioral Health Unit. It is the largest full-service acute-care medical center in Acadiana. LGMC operates the busiest emergency room and only Level 2 Trauma designation in Acadiana and handles the highest level of trauma in the region. In addition, 2 DaVinci Xi robotic systems are available for use. There is currently a 40 chair infusion suite that is undergoing a 34 chair expansion, and full-time Radiation Oncology support including brachytherapy services.
In an effort to meet the needs of the community, LGMC boasts a Center of Excellence in Breast Imaging, has an Accredited Cancer Center, an accredited Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program and is an Advanced Certified Primary Stroke Center, and is a Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center in Maternity Care and in Bariatrics.