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Dr. Jonathan D. Nussdorf practices ophthalmology with a focus in cataract and refractive disease and glaucoma at Ochsner Health in New Orleans. He received his bachelors degree from the University of California in San Diego and a Master's degree in psychology from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He earned his medical degree from the University of Louisville in 1991 and completed his internship, ophthalmology residency and glaucoma fellowship at Ochsner in 1996. He then returned to Louisville and while in private practice, continued his research and professional volunteer activities before returning to New Orleans to join the Ochsner staff in 1999. His practice and professional interests include glaucoma management and consultation, and participation in the training of glaucoma fellows and ophthalmology residents. Dr. Nussdorf is board certified in ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Dr. Nussdorf practices at the Ochsner Medical Center on Jefferson Highway in New Orleans and Ochsner Health Center - Lapalco and Chabert Medical Center in Houma. Dr. Nussdorf succeeded Dr. Richard Hesse as Chairman in 2008.

Medical Education

University of Louisville
Field of Study: MD


Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Field of Study: Internal Medicine


Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Field of Study: Ophthalmology


Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Field of Study: Glaucoma

  • American Board of Ophthalmology