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General Surgery Residency ~ Affiliated Hospitals

We are extremely proud of the residency and fellowship training opportunities offered by this health sciences center.  Tulane residents and fellows are exposed to a rich academic environment which is designed to foster careers as contemporary clinical investigators, teachers, and practitioners of the medical arts and sciences. In conjunction with our affiliated training institutions, our goal is to provide an excellent basis for postgraduate education by offering comprehensive clinical and research programs, didactics and supervision in the care of our patients. While in residency and fellowship training at Tulane, skills are developed which equip our graduates for a lifetime of learning, professional advancement, and quality patient outcomes.


 

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Tulane Medical Center

Tulane Medical Center is an acclaimed teaching, research and medical facility serving the greater New Orleans area. The medical center has more than 500 credentialed physicians who provide leading-edge care, ranging from primary to tertiary to quaternary. Tulane Medical Center is a partnership jointly owned by HCA and Tulane University. A second story pedestrian bridge connects the Medical Center with Tulane University School of Medicine.

Website: www.tulanehealthcare.com
Address: 1415 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, LA 70112

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Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children

Lakeside delivers babies: more than 90,000 since opening in 1964. Today, this 119 bed hospital continues to emphasize women's health services. It is home to the Tulane Breast Health Center, a location of Tulane Aesthetic Surgery, and a Tulane Surgery Clinic. In 2007, Tulane and Lakeside combined had more than 4,000 surgical admits. Surgical residents train here throughout their postgraduate work.

Website: www.tulanelakeside.com
Address: 4720 South I-10 Service Road, Suite 300, Metairie, LA 70001
Phone: 504-780-4560

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University Medical Center of New Orleans

UMC is continuing a rich legacy dating back more than 275 years. From the beginnings of Charity Hospital and University Hospital, continuing with Interim LSU Hospital from public to private management, we are delivering care that is on the cutting edge of medicine to all those who need it in the Greater New Orleans area, teaching future medical professionals and exploring new frontiers in health care. We look forward to writing new chapters in our history and advancing our mission of compassionate, quality care in our new, state-of-the-art facility.

Website: www.umcno.org
Address: 2000 Canal St.., New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-702-3000

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Children's Hospital

The Crippled Children's Hospital opened in 1955 to rehabilitate children of the polio epidemic and other physical handicaps. Renamed in 1976, not-for-profit Children's Hospital is Louisiana's only full-service hospital exclusively for children. The 201 bed hospital has more than 1700 surgical admissions yearly. Residents spend four months here, during their third postgraduate year, and also see patients here during their plastic surgery rotations.

Website: www.chnola.org
Address: 200 Henry Clay Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: 504-899-9511

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Touro Medical Center

Located in the beautiful Garden District in uptown New Orleans, Touro Infirmary is New Orleans only community based, not-for-profit, faith-based hospital. Since 1852, Touro has been at the forefront of medical excellence. In 1923, Touro was one of only 15 hospitals in the country approved to use insulin to treat diabetes. Today, the Touro Rehabilitation Center is one of the premier programs in the country. Touro sees more than 3400 surgical patients annually. Surgery residents rotate through Touro, during their third year for general and thoracic surgery.

Website: www.touro.com
Address: 1401 Foucher Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone: 504-897-7011

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East Jefferson Medical Center

Publicly owned and not-for-profit, East Jefferson has grown to 450 beds and a medical staff of nearly 700, since opening in 1971. As a community service district hospital, it serves the burgeoning population of the east bank of Jefferson Parish. Primary services include cardiovascular, rehabilitative, oncology, and woman & child care. In 2007, East Jeff had more than 6800 surgical admissions. Residents are on service here during their third and fifth years of training.

Website: www.ejgh.org
Address: 4200 Houma Blvd., Metairie, LA 70006
Phone: 504-454-5655

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West Jefferson Medical Center

Since it opened in 1960, West Jeff has had an amazing $13.5 billion dollar economic impact on the community. Today it is a 451-bed, full service, community hospital located on the West Bank of the New Orleans region. It has received recognition as one of the top hospitals in the nation and as one of the Top 5 Best Places to Work in the metropolitan area. In 2007, West Jeff had more than 4400 surgical admissions. Surgery residents are on service at West Jeff during their fourth year of training

Website: www.wjmc.org
Address: 1101 Medical Center Boulevard, Marrero, LA 70072
Phone: 504-347-5511

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