Ochsner is committed to a clinically-integrated research program with the ultimate goal of improving the health and wellness of our patients and communities. As the largest academic medical center in Louisiana, we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals to be leaders who can meet evolving healthcare challenges.
As the only pediatric heart transplant program in Louisiana and the only program in the state to offer advanced mechanical support options for pediatric cardiology patients, Ochsner Children’s Hospital is committed to advocating for additional medical devices to enhance its high-quality care to pediatric patients awaiting transplant.
Ochsner and Novant Health leaders will join with Hilton Head Island - Bluffton officials to celebrate the opening of the Ochsner and Novant Health 65 Plus – Okatie clinic with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 26, at 50 Terrace Drive in Ridgeland, SC.
In response to the pressing need for new pain treatments during the opioid crisis, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has honored Dr. Hernan Bazan, an Ochsner Health physician and John Ochsner Endowed Professor of Cardiovascular Innovation, with the 2024 NIH Helping to End Addiction Long-term® Initiative, or NIH HEAL Initiative® Director’s Trailblazer Award.