Our Stories

Every day, Ochsner takes care of hundreds of patients and each story is unique. Whether you are a patient, family member, caregiver, physician or donor, we invite you to share your story. We'd like to not only hear about your experience but also to share it across Ochsner Health System to recognize the care teams who touch lives in many different ways. 

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Katie Staiger

Ochsner's Own: Katie Staiger

Child Life Services is the light that helps kids be kids – even when they’re in the hospital. Child life specialist Katie Staiger shares her story and what she loves most about her job.

Katie Staiger | OMC - Jefferson Highway

Lindsay Groom: You CAN Have It All

Since starting at Ochsner, Lindsay has developed the best work/life balance, where she feels respected as a working professional and as a mom. "Ochsner has shown me that you can have it all."

Lindsay Groom | Business Office - Benson Tower
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Keiva

Ochsner's Own: Keiva Smith

Meet Ochsner's Own Keiva Smith. Her story of strength and growth is an inspiration to all.

Keiva Smith | OMC - Jefferson Highway

Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Clinical Department of the Year

Intense environment. Intense growth. Intense results.

Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery | Ochsner Medical Center
Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery
Abdul M Khan

Dr. Abdul M. Khan, Physician of the Year

He is approachable, accessible, calm, eager and caring.

Abdul M. Khan | Ochsner Medical Center
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