Fellowship Details

LSU Microsurgery Fellowship

Contact Person For Application: Brandi Donelon
1542 Tulane Avenue, Room 748A
New Orleans, LA  70112
United States
504-568-3310
bdonel@lsuhsc.edu
Fellowship Type: Microsurgery
Fellowship Title: LSU Microsurgery Fellowship
1542 Tulane Avenue, Room 748A
New Orleans, LA  70112
United States
Geographic Region: Southeast
Number of years this fellowship has existed: 3 years
Fellowship Director: Jamie Zampell
Additional Faculty: Hugo St. Hilaire; Robert Allen
Duration and Calendar Year of Fellowship: July 1 to June 30
Clinical Work:
(total # of cases per year for all fellows)
Free Flaps: 210
Complex Non-Microsurgical Reconstruction: 20
Nerve Repairs: 5
Replants: 0
Head and Neck: 30
Breast Implant Reconstruction: 30
Upper Extremity: 5
Autologus Tissue Breast Reconstruction: 150
Trunk: 10
Number of Fellows Accepted per year: 1
Stipend (Annual): 60,000
Night and Weekend Call: Back-up call only for flap-related issues
Laboratory Research Opportunities (available or required): Opportunities present
Clinical Research Opportunities: Opportunities present in microsurgery and general plastics research
Prerequisite/requisite training required: Applicants must have completed an ACGME approved plastic surgery residency, be BC/BE, and be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Louisiana
Other Training Required: none
Application Deadline: March 02
Interview Period: May 3 to May 5
Additional Program Information: This is a one year, clinical fellowship with wide breadth of training in microsurgical reconstruction focused at Louisiana State University Medical Center and Ochsner Baptist Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. Fellows perform over 150 cases in complex microsurgical breast reconstruction, 25-30 cases of head and neck reconstruction, 20-30 upper and lower extremity reconstructions, and a variety of other complex reconstructive cases. Fellows participate in clinical management of reconstructive patients and participate directly in teaching residents. The fellow has additional opportunities to pursue academic research and will be expected to attend regular academic conferences in addition to monthly microsurgery research conferences. The fellow has additional opportunities to attend national and international meetings for microsurgical research.
Website Link: https://www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu/plastic_surgery_residents/micro_fellowship.aspx
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