From minor to complex surgeries, our team specializes in anesthesia for congenital heart surgeries, cardiac catheterization procedures and general surgery for patients with congenital heart and lung diseases.
Why Choose Ochsner Hospital for Children?
We are Ochsner physicians within the department of Anesthesiology, dedicated to caring for your child in their time of need. Our team of pediatric cardiovascular anesthesiologists provides perioperative and procedure related anesthesia for children in New Orleans and the South region. Our pediatric cardiac anesthesiologists have specialized training and skill set to take care of newborns and children with complex congenital heart and lung diseases.
Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology Mission
Our mission is to get you and your family through one of the most stressful times in the hospital: before, during, and immediately after a diagnostic test, procedure, or surgery. Safety for your child under anesthesia is our most important concern, and at the same time we strive to make the experience as comfortable and understandable as possible.
The Ochsner Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology team is dedicated to caring for your child in their time of need. Our team of physicians are board-certified in both adult and pediatric anesthesiology along with additional training in pediatric cardiac anesthesia.
He is board certified in Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology. He has been on staff at Ochsner since 2011.
Dr. Colón earned his medical degree from University of Monterrey, School of Medicine, in Monterrey, Mexico. He completed his anesthesia residency at the University of Colorado Health and Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado. He also completed his Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship and a Sub-fellowship in Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia at Children's Hospital HSC in Denver, Colorado. He is board certified in Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology. He is the Director of Pediatric Cardiovascular anesthesia and has been on staff at Ochsner since 2009.
He completed his pediatric anesthesia fellowship in at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and his sub-fellowship in Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia at Emory Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr. Lilien is board certified in Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology.