Commentary: The Tulane University-Ochsner Clinic Foundation Neurosurgery Program: 75 Years of History, Including the Program's Rebirth After Katrina Article

Full Text via DOI: 10.1093/neuros/nyz081 PMID: 30997515 Web of Science: 000471247000020

Cited authors

  • Kahn, Lora; Smith, Roger D.; Dumont, Aaron S.; Bui, Cuong J.; Valle-Giler, Edison P.


  • Neurosurgery training in New Orleans began when Dr Dean Echols became the head of Neurosurgery for the Ochnser Clinic and Charity Hospital in 1944. The oldest in Louisiana, the Tulane-Ochsner program has trained 63 board-certified neurosurgeons since its founding, including 5 chairmen. The program has a colorful history linked to New Orleans. Its residents have enjoyed training at Charity Hospital, Tulane Hospital and Clinics, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and the Ochsner Clinic Foundation.

Publication date

  • 2019

Published in


International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0148-396X

Start page

  • E437

End page

  • E442


  • 84


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