Shobha Joshi , MD

Shobha Joshi
Ochsner Medical Center 1514 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121  1-866-OCHSNER
Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge 17000 Medical Center Drive Baton Rouge, LA 70816  (225) 752-2470
Ochsner Health Center - Covington 1000 Ochsner Blvd. Covington, LA 70433  985-875-2828
Ochsner Specialty Health Center – Slidell 1850 Gause Blvd. East Suite # 202 Slidell, LA 70461  985-639-3777

Specialties Offered

Dr. Joshi received her medical degree from the University of Bombay, India. After completing her Internal Medicine training at the Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and LSU Affiliated Program, she did her clinical and research Gastroenterology fellowship at Tulane University and the University of Pittsburgh. She was an Associate Professor of Medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine, where in addition to doing basic research, she took care of liver transplant patients and general hepatology patients. She was involved in the development of a hepatitis B drug and has participated in multiple clinical trials for the treatment of hepatitis B, C and encephalopathy. Since moving to New Orleans, she continued her clinical and research work at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic. In December 2008, Dr. Joshi joined Ochsner Clinic Foundation as Director of Hepatology Research and Transplant Hepatologist. 

Titles Held

Director, Hepatology Research
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine and Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine

Clinical Interests

Liver Tranplantation General Hepatology Clinic Research in Hepatitis B and C

Languages Spoken


  • Medical School: Seth GS Medical College, University of Bombay India
  • Internship: Somerset Hospital, Somerville, N.J.
  • Residency: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
  • Fellowship: Tulane University School of Medicine