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.
Aquablation therapy is performed by the AquaBeam Robotic System, the first FDA-cleared, surgical robot utilizing automated tissue resection for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Ochsner Hospital for Children, among the top ranked hospitals in the nation for pediatric cardiology and congenital heart surgery, recently performed groundbreaking procedures to treat severe heart failure in a child.
Dr. Freddy Abi-Samra implanted the WiSE CRT System in a patient procedure at Ochsner Medical Center – BatonRouge
as part of a clinical study called SOLVE-CRT. It's the latest milestone in Ochsner’s accomplishments with heart surgery.
Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport physician Dr. Hamiter has completed the first Inspire procedure at Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport. Inspire is an FDA-approved obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treatment option for people who cannot use Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy.
An estimated six to nine million Americans are impacted by scoliosis – a curve in the spine that can present itself at any age, but is much more common in teens and pre-teens. Vertebral body tethering (VBT) is an innovative solution to treating scoliosis in pediatric patients that is less invasive than traditional surgical treatments.
The state-of-the-art facility was specifically designed for orthopedic and sports medicine surgery and will offer the most advanced anesthesia and pain techniques, resulting in less pain and a quicker recovery.