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Movement Disorders Director

LSUHSC - Shreveport
Shreveport, Louisiana 71130
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The Department of Neurology at Ochsner/LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana seeks a BC/BE Neurologist with fellowship training in Movement Disorders for a full-time faculty position at an academic rank determined by level of experience and qualifications. The position comes with an attractive compensation package with guaranteed base salary as well as supplemental pay determined by productivity and potential grants. We are looking for a dynamic person to help in further development of our well established Movement Disorders Center. The present Director is scheduled to retire in 2020 and we are looking for a suitable replacement to continue our efforts in the Movement Disorder realm including an active Parkinson’s Disease outreach program, DBS surgery as well as the opportunity for collaborative translational research including clinical trials. It is our expectation that a Movement Disorders fellowship program can be established as well. The successful candidate is expected to have an active role in medical student and Neurology resident education and to participate in the on-call schedule as well as departmental activities including supervision in resident clinics, grand rounds as well as didactic conferences. We are able to sponsor J-1 visas. 

Shreveport is a city of roughly 200,000 and, with the sister city of Bossier City across the Red River, has a combined metropolitan area of roughly 375,000. We have an attractive cost of living, superlative schools as well as a number of cultural, recreational and entertainment venues as well as the cuisine, hospitality and diversity that Louisiana is famous for.

We are now partnered with Ochsner which comprises the largest healthcare system in the state and have a collaborative DBS program. 

Letters of interest and CV should be directed to Roger E. Kelley, M.D., Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology, Ocshner/LSU Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Hwy., Shreveport, LA 71130-3932 (email: roger.kelley@lsuhs.edu). 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Posted: 2021-08-26 Expires: 2021-11-24

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Movement Disorders Director

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