Jeffrey S. Kuo, MD

Medical Director, Ochsner Flight Care, Ochsner Regional Referral Center, and St. Charles Parish EMS

Dr. Kuo is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician and has been on staff in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Ochsner since 2008. He received his medical degree in 2004 from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed his Emergency Medicine residency at the University of Chicago in 2008.

In 2016, Dr. Kuo was appointed to the Louisiana EMS Certification Commission by Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards. He serves as the Medical Director of Ochsner Flight Care, Medical Director of Ochsner Regional Referral Center and Medical Director of St. Charles Parish EMS.

Since 2009, he has been the on-field Airway Management Physician for the New Orleans Saints of the NFL. He was also the Medical Director of the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Louisiana in 2015 and has previously held leadership roles in the Emergency Department as Director of Quality Assurance, Director of Performance Improvement and Director of the Medical Scribe Program.

Medical School

Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans


Emergency Medicine, LSU/Charity Hospital, New Orleans 2004 - 2006


Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, IL 2006 - 2008

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