New Orleans
Oct 06, 2016
Position Type

The Department of Hematology Oncology at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans is searching for an experienced physician leader to serve as the Section Head for the Hematology/Marrow/Stem Cell Section of Hematology Oncology at our academic, multi-specialty group practice.

The successful candidate will lead a team of five physicians and four advanced practice providers who divide their time between direct patient care, teaching, clinical and translational research. Candidates with training/certification in Hematology Oncology are preferred.

The Section Head will lead the Malignant Hematology Transplant disease-specific program at The Gayle & Tom Benson Cancer Center with the responsibility for both clinical and research activities as well as the oversight of the FACT accredited BMT program.

The program is based at Benson Cancer Center on the campus of Ochsner Medical Center. As a center of excellence, Benson Cancer Center is integrated multi-disciplinary academic cancer center. In 2016, Ochsner launched a 10-year expansion of its cancer program with planned investments in faculty, facilities, and research programs with a goal of becoming a top 50 cancer program nationally.

Ochsner has a FACT-accredited joint adult and pediatric transplant program performing autologous and allogeneic (related, unrelated donors, haploidentical, and cord blood) transplants. Ochsner is also the tertiary leukemia referral center for 28 hospitals in the Ochsner health system and network.

Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, a healthcare system with 28 owned, managed, and affiliated hospitals and more than 60 health centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across three specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs more than 1,000 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts more than 1,000 clinical research studies. For more information, please visit us at:

Interested physicians should e-mail their CV to: for review by Furhan Yunus, MD, FACP, Chairman, Department of Hematology/Oncology or call: 800-488-2240. 

Reference #:  OSHSCT-1. 

Sorry, no opportunities for J-1 applications.

Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.