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

Louisiana Chapter

Louisiana Chapter was Founded on January 28, 1952, the Louisiana Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (LA-ACS), as of 2014, has 530 total active members. Each January, approximately 125 surgeons attend the LA-ACS/SAL (Surgical Association of Louisiana) Annual Meeting held in New Orleans. The meeting features guest speakers, abstract presentations, a resident Surgical Jeopardy competition, and a poster competition. In 2014 the Louisiana Chapter founded two new committees: The Chapter Young Fellows Association and The Women in Surgery Committee. To join these committees, or for additional information about LA-ACS, please visit

Suite 101
2420 Athania Parkway
Metairie LA, 70001
United States

Meeting Information

Chapter Meeting: January 15-17, 2016
Marriott at the Convention Center
859 Convention Center Blvd New Orleans, LA, 70130
United States

Contact Janna Pecquet
Phone 504-841-0145


M. Hosein Shokouh-Amiri, MD FACS
President|01/01/2015 - 01/31/2016

Philip Anthony Cole, MD FACS
President Elect|01/01/2015 - 01/31/2016

Rachel Lynn Moore, MD FACS
Treasurer|01/01/2014 - 01/31/2016

Janna Pecquet
Executive Director|10/26/2001 - 01/01/2050

Eliana A. Soto, MD FACS
Assoc Women Surgeons Rep|01/01/2014 - 01/31/2016

Juan C. Duchesne, MD FACS
Secretary|01/17/2014 - 01/31/2017

Daniel J. Frey, MD FACS
HPAC Region Chief|10/01/2011 -

Benjamin D. L. Li, MD FACS
Governor|10/28/2011 - 10/25/2017

William Shattuck Richardson, MD FACS
Governor|10/10/2013 - 10/31/2016

Navdeep Singh Samra, MBBS
Young Fellow Rep|01/17/2014 - 02/17/2017

Lance Eugene Stuke, MD FACS
Young Fellow Rep|01/17/2014 - 02/17/2017

Quyen D. Chu, MD FACS
CoC State Chair|01/01/2014 - 01/01/2017

Juan C. Duchesne, MD FACS
COT State Provincial Chair|07/16/2012 - 07/16/2018

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