Support Groups

The transplant social workers lead several support groups to assist and educate patients and families with various transplant issues. These support groups meet monthly at Ochsner Medical Center on Jefferson Highway. Please see below for information on support groups currently being offered. If you have questions or would like more information about support groups, call our social workers at (504) 842-3925.

Multi-Organ Transplant Support Group

All pre- and post- transplant patients and caregivers are invited to attend.  This support group meets from 12-1:30pm in the Lejeune Room of Brent House Conference Center, except where noted.

2014 Meeting Dates

  • Feb 25
  • Apr 29 - Caldwell Room
  • Jun 24
  • Aug 26
  • Oct 28
  • Dec 11-Transplant Holiday Party-Brent House Atrium

Liver Transplant Support Group

This support group meeting from 11am-12:30pm in the Tyrone Room of the Brent House Conference Center, except where noted.

2014 Meeting Dates

  • Jan 21
  • Mar 18
  • May 20 - Brent House Boardroom
  • Jul 15
  • Sep 16
  • Nov 18
  • Dec 11-Transplant Holiday Party-Brent House Atrium

International Transplant Support Group

This support group is held in Spanish from 1:30pm-3pm in the Cardiology Conference Room on the 3rd floor clinic.

2014 Meeting Dates

  • Jan 9
  • Feb 6
  • Mar 6
  • Apr 3
  • May 1
  • Jun 12
  • Jul 10
  • Aug 7
  • Sep 4
  • Oct 2
  • Nov 13
  • Dec 11-Transplant Holiday Party-Brent House Atrium

Heart Transplant Support Group

This support group is held from 12-1:30pm in the Lejeune Room in the Brent House Conference Center, except where noted.

2014 Meeting Dates

  • Jan 28
  • March 25
  • May 27
  • July 29
  • Sep 30 - Caldwell Room
  • Nov 25
  • Dec 11-Transplant Holiday Party-Brent House Atrium

Lung Transplant Support Group

This support group is held from 1pm to 2pm in the Brent House Board Room.

2014 Meeting Dates

  • Jan 9
  • Feb 13
  • Mar 13
  • Apr 10
  • May 8
  • Jun 12
  • Jul 10
  • Aug 14
  • Sep 11
  • Oct 9
  • Nov 13
  • Dec 11-Transplant Holiday Party-Brent House Atrium

VAD Support Group

This support group is held from 11am-12:45pm in the Lejeune Room of the Brent House Conference Center, except where noted

2014 Meeting Dates

  • Jan 9
  • Feb 13 - Caldwell Room
  • Mar 13
  • Apr 10
  • May 8
  • Jun 12
  • Jul 10
  • Aug 14
  • Sep 11
  • Oct 9
  • Nov 13
  • Dec 11

Heart Failure Support Group

This support group is held from 12pm-1:30pm in the Lejeune Room of the Brent House Conference Center.

2014 Meeting Dates

  • Feb 4
  • Apr 1
  • Jun 3
  • Aug 5
  • Oct 7

Pulmonary Hypertension Support Group

The Pulmonary Hypertension Support Group meets every other month from 12 noon until 1:30 pm at Ochsner Medical Center in the Lejeune Room of the Brent House Conference Center, except where noted. Lunch and refreshments provided.  For More Information: Contact Ochsner Transplant Social Workers - Kim Black, Amanda Conger and Phyllis Tenney at: 504-842-3925.

2014 Meeting Dates

  • Jan 21
  • Mar 18
  • May 20 - Tyrone Room
  • Jul 14
  • Sep 16
  • Nov 18