Dr. Seoane earned his medical degree from LSU and completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He returned to LSU for his residency, also in Internal Medicine, followed by a Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellowship at LSU and a Lung Transplant fellowship at Ochsner. Dr. Seoane has been on staff at Ochsner since early 2002.

Dr. Leonardo Seoane is currently the Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer for Ochsner Health System. In this position, he leads Ochsner’s continuum of education including undergraduate, graduate, and continuing medical education programs as well as all research initiatives. Additionally, he oversees Ochsner’s continued partnership with the University of Queensland Faculty of Medicine and the academic partnership with LSU Health Science Center in Shreveport Louisiana.

Medical School

Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans


University of Alabama at Birmingham


Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center


Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center / Ochsner Medical Center

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
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