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Neurology in the south - Variety of Subspecialty and General Neurology Opportunities

Ochsner Health System
highly competitive salary with comprehensive benefits
Closing date
Dec 6, 2022

Job 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 Section Head

  • 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 – 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.

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.

Please view our website for more information and to apply:

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.


Ochsner Health System is Louisiana's largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system with 30 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 60 health centers. Ochsner employs more than 1,100 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 600 clinical research studies. We are also one of the largest non-university based physician training centers in the U.S. and the largest teaching hospital in Louisiana.

Ochsner is proud to be recognized among the top hospitals in the nation and is the only hospital in Louisiana recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a "Best Hospital" in three specialty categories and rated as high performing in 6 procedures and/or conditions. Ochsner was also recognized by Becker's Hospital Review as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.

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