A number of LSUHS Surgery faculty and residents, along with LSUHS medical students, made presentations at the LA-ACS Annual Meeting on March 24-26, 2023 in New Orleans, LA.
Department of Surgery News
Dr. William Ishee and Dr. Lance “Tyler” Albin were resident inductees into the Gold Humanism Honor Society for 2023. GHHS recognizes students, residents and faculty who are exemplars of compassionate patient care and who serve as role models, mentors and leaders in medicine.
318Forum - Dr. Jane Sugar, Assistant Professor of Surgery at LSUHS, shares, "Early detection matters for any woman, whether she is high-risk for breast cancer or low-risk. Lifestyle changes focusing on modifiable risk factors will lower risk for many women, but breast cancer screening remains an important part of breast health."
Drs. Alexandra Birch, Sean Clayton, Connor Eckholdt, Garrett Lambert, Raquel Candal, Julian Arrieta, and Subhadeep Paul attended the 2022 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress in San Diego, California.
The Office of Academic Affairs and the SAGE Honor Society have named Dr. William Ishee, PGY-5, Department of Surgery, as the November 2022 Superior Teaching Award and Recognition (STAR) recipient.
Congratulations to our graduating surgery residents! You were the recipients of a time honored tradition in many departments at LSU Health Shreveport which is to receive an engraved chair that can follow you throughout your career.
The late John C. McDonald, first Chancellor of LSU Health Shreveport (2001-2009), was awarded the 2022 Pioneer Award by The American Society of Transplantation at the American Transplant Congress in Boston on June 5, 2022.
Congratulations to Dr. Jane Sugar, Rachel Ruff, MSIII, and Brenna Sanders, MSIII on acceptance and publication of manuscript entitled "Perforated gastric volvulus in a patient with prior surgery for Hirschsprung’s Disease" by ACS Case Reviews in Surgery.
Please join the Department of Surgery in welcoming the incoming intern class for 2022-2023.
Presentations at the 49th Annual Symposium.
Abstract and Oral Presentation at LA-ACS Annual Meeting in March, 2022.
KTBS3 - After a record year for homicides in 2021, KTBS looked into the efforts taken by those who work tirelessly to save lives from trauma caused by gunfire. Trauma surgeon, Dr. Navdeep Samra, talked about what it's like being on the receiving end of Shreveport’s spike in shootings.
Abstract and Quickshot Presentation at the 17th Annual Academic Surgical Congress in February, 2022 in Florida.
Presentation at the 17th Annual Academic Surgical Congress in February, 2022 in Florida.
Presentations at the 45th Annual Meeting of SAVS held January 19-22, 2022 in Florida.