Ochsner LSU Health System - Shreveport


Shreveport, LA

How to Contact

Please send CV to Carol Schwalke at

Ochsner LSU Health System – Shreveport and Louisiana State University Health Science Center- Shreveport is seeking a BC/BE Pediatric Endocrinologist to join the Department of Pediatrics. We are seeking a full-time physician at the Assistant or the Associate Professor level. Applicants must qualify for a Louisiana license. This position is for inpatient and outpatient pediatric endocrine/diabetes care, as well as teaching residents and medical students, and provides opportunities for research.

Primary responsibilities include

  • Patient care
  • Resident education
  • Medical student education

Protected time is available to pursue clinical and/or laboratory research interests. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary is commensurate with experience and training
  • Generous Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Optional Retirement Plans Available
  • Vacation / Scheduled Time Off

About Ochsner LSU Health System - Shreveport

Our faculty includes 14 full-time and 7 part-time General Pediatricians and 21 full-time subspecialists, including:

  • Allergy/Immunology
  • Cardiology, Child Abuse
  • Critical Care
  • Endocrinology
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
  • Neonatology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Pulmonology
  • Rheumatology

As well as pediatric specialists in ENT, Neurosurgery, OMFS, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Surgery -including Burn Surgery and Trauma/SICU, and Urology

Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – 40 bed unit

23 pediatric beds inpatient ward and an 8-bed pediatric intensive care unit

One of 8 Children’s Hospitals in the country affiliated with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Children’s Clinical Research Center with a dedicated 3-bed clinical trial unit and laboratory, which supports 10-12 NIH and Pharma-sponsored clinical trials annually.  Inpatient and outpatient subjects.

Our health sciences center is home to the School of Medicine, School of Graduate Studies and School of Allied Health Professions and a robust research enterprise.  More than 800 students are enrolled in the degree programs at any one time.  Additionally, nearly 600 residents and fellows are trained each year.

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