Gastroenterology Fellowship Program

The Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program at Tulane is a three year ACGME-approved subspecialty program leading to competence in the independent practice of general gastroenterology. The curriculum follows guidelines for GI training set down by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Trainees will rotate among three main sites, all of which serve patients from New Orleans, south Louisiana and beyond.

East Jefferson General Hospital

East Jefferson General Hospital

East Jefferson General Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital that was formed in 1965, opened its doors in 1971 and in 2020 joined LCMC Health, an 8-hospital system serving the healthcare needs of the Gulf Coast region. Now the clinical home for Tulane University School of Medicine, East Jefferson has entered a new era as an expanded hub for specialty care, advanced treatment, and academic medicine. The 420-bed hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and is Louisiana's first Nurse Magnet hospital.

Quick Facts:

  • Founded: 1971
  • $216 million investment in campus transformation and academic partnership in 2023
  • Number of Inpatient Beds: 420

Special Features:

  • 4 new critical care units: Bone Marrow Transplant, Tulane Transplant Institute, Neuroscience ICU and Surgical ICU
  • 3 newly renovated interventional procedure rooms
  • 8 new operating rooms
  • 15 new clinics
  • 500+ residents and fellows trained annually
  • 900+ new employees
  • 1900+ medical staff providers

Address: 4200 Houma Blvd., Metairie, LA 70006
Phone: 504-988-5800

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University Medical Center New Orleans

University Medical Center New Orleans (UMCNO)

An academic medical center managed by Louisiana Children's Medical Center (LCMC) Health. With academic partners, including Louisiana State University and Tulane University Schools of Medicine, UMCNO is dedicated to training the next generation of healthcare professionals and leading research to find tomorrow’s cures and treatments. From expert primary care and the widest variety of specialty care to cutting edge emergency care and the region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, UMC New Orleans offers the area the widest breadth of healthcare services.

Address: 2000 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

Southeastern Louisiana Veteran's Healthcare System

Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System (SLVHCS)

The 1.7 million-square-foot hospital is designed to accommodate the estimated 70,000 veterans in the region. Outside the gleaming grey glass and steel facade, a stone sign slung low across the ground reads, "The price of freedom can be seen within these walls." Present activities at the VA include inpatient services, outpatient clinics and outpatient procedures at the VA Ambulatory Procedures Unit (APU).

Address: 2400 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119

Faculty include individuals with expertise in general gastroenterology, hepatology (especially liver transplant), advanced therapeutic endoscopy, and inflammatory bowel disease. The diverse faculty also include those with many years of practice in both private and academic settings. Fellows will have an opportunity for exposure to all of these disciplines. They will also have the opportunity to be involved with clinical and basic research.