American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport

Shreveport, LA

Number of Positions Offered: 1

Contact Information

Mastery in General Surgery Program Chief

F. Dean Griffen, MD, FACS

Additional Information

1501 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA 71103
Phone: 318-675-6126
Fax: 318-675-6141

Administrative contact: Debbie Thornhill,, 318-675-6126


Program Highlights

The year will include experience in outpatient clinics, comprehensive in-patient surgery and care, as well as intensive care. The Junior Associate will also have the opportunity to participate on hospital committees that deal in patient safety, quality care, and risk management. Assistance with contract negotiations will be provided by the Mastery in General Surgery Program Chief and Senior Associates. The Junior Associate will teach both residents and students.

Program Description

In addition to outpatient clinics, comprehensive in-patient surgery and care, intensive care, research participation will be available at the discretion of the Senior Associate but not required. Call on a rotating basis will be every third or fourth night. The Junior Associate will be mentored not only in surgical care but also in pursuit of a permanent practice position. It is expected that the Junior Associate will mature insights into the type of practice desired as well as gain a realistic view of things like geographical limitations and interests. Some are expected to embrace positions in areas of evolving subspecialty interests morphing into fellowships.

Senior Associates

Charles Black, MD, FACS
Jonathan Carroll, MD
Ramon Romero, MD, FACS