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Careers with the Ochsner Neuroscience Institute

The Ochsner Neuroscience Institute is the destination for neurological care in the Gulf South. Over 100 physicians and APPs - including neurologists and neuropsychologists, neurosurgeons, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists and many others - bring medical advances, clinical trials and innovations exclusive to our patients and communities. Our program is the largest in the Gulf South for everything from chronic headaches to brain and spinal tumors.

Each year, more than 40,000 patients from across the Gulf South and from 44 different states and 31 countries receive treatment from our nationally-ranked neurological and neurosurgical programs. In 2021, these teams treated 17% more patients than during the year before, including nearly 12,000 virtual visits as connected health options continue to grow.

The future of neuroscience in the Gulf South

Digital rendering of the outside the new neuroscience institute building

Ochsner Health is proud to announce the future Debra H. and Robert J. Patrick Neuroscience Center. This 132,000-square-foot facility will soon be home to the nationally ranked Ochsner Neuroscience Institute, bringing 25 national renowned programs under one roof. This will be the only major neuroscience institute between Houston and Atlanta, serving as a catalyst for innovation in the field of neurosciences for the patients of the Gulf South.

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Day in the life with our Neuroscience team

  • Day in the Life: Bridget Bagert, MD

    Ever wonder what a day in the life of a neurologist is like? Join us as we follow neurologist Bridget Bagert, MD, during a typical day at Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans on Jefferson Highway. Dr. Bagert specializes in the treatment of multiple sclerosis and related disorders.

  • Day in the Life with Movement Disorder Specialist, David Houghton, MD

    David Houghton, MD, talks about how empathy is critical in all aspects of medicine.

  • A Day in the Life with Neuropsychologist Robert John Sawyer II, Ph.D.

    Follow Neuropsychologist Robert John Sawyer II, Ph.D., on a typical day caring for patients. Neuropsychologists help with memory loss, cognitive changes, stroke survivors, brain injury patients, Alzheimer's patients and more.

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