The faculty of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, including a number of nationally recognized experts in their field, have unique expertise in the diagnosis and management of patients suffering from respiratory diseases and critical illness.  Using advanced technologies and a multi-disciplinary approach, our team is committed to providing each patient with a plan that is tailored to offer the best chance of achieving the patient’s treatment goals.


The Extracorporeal Life Support Program at Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport provides advanced life support techniques including extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), continuous renal replacement therapies (CRRT) and plasma exchange (PEX). As the only program of its type in the region, it has provided life-saving support for adults, children, and neonates for over 20 years.

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