Ochsner Clinic Foundation

History

Faculty Listing

Charles Whitlow, MD, Chairman
David Vargas, MD, Program Director
Brian Kann, MD, Associate Program Director
David Margolin, MD, Research Director
William Johnston , MD, Staff Surgeon

Recent Fellow Placement

Danielle Pickham, MD, San Jose Medical Center, San Jose, CA (2014)
Arida Siripong, MD, Spectrum Health Medical Group, Grand Rapids, MI (2014)
Matthew Bailey, MD, Fleming County Hospital, Flemingsburg, KY (2015)
Michael Thomas, MD, Renown Regional Medical Center, Reno, NV (2015)
Laura Altom, MD, University of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC (2016)
Shaun Brown, DO, Womack Army Medical Center, Pinehurst, NC 28374 (2016)
Ramon Brown, MD, Merit Health Group, Biloxi, MS 39530 (2017)
Avery Walker, MD, William Beaumont Army Center, El Paso, TX (2017)
Marco Ferrara, MD, Orlando Health, Orlando, FL (2018)
Nicole Wieghard, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA (2018)

Recent Fellow Publications

H. David Vargas, MD
Kris Caccioppi
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
1514 Jefferson Hwy.
New Orleans, La. 70121
kcaccioppi@ochsner.org
504-842-4985
504-842-0298

Number of Positions Offered:

  • Clinical: 2
  • Research: 1

Accreditation Status
1

Next Scheduled (Self-Study) Visit
January 1, 2020

Case Numbers – Past Five Years

Abdominal Procedure 13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18
Segmental Colectomy 60 67.5 79.5 93 73.5
Laparoscopic Resection 49.5 46 68 62.5 72.5
Low Anterior Resection 32.5 27 40 33 38
Abdominoperineal Resection 8.5 10 11 10.5 11.5
Proctocolectomy Total 17 14 9.5 11.5
Proctocolectomy w/Ileostomy 3 3.5 1.5 2
Proctocolectomy w/Ileoanal Reservoir 14 10.5 8 9.5 7
Prolapse Repair Total 8.5 7 13 11.5 11
Prolapse Repair Abdominal 3 4 5.5 5 7.5
Prolapse Repair Perineal 5.5 3 7.5 6.5 3.5
Stomas Total 80 73.5 7.5 102.5 93
Stomas Complications 80.0 6 10 9.5 10.5
Pelvic Dissections 58 51 61.5 55.5 62
Abdominal Procedure Total 206.5 194 236.5 249 222.5
Endoscopy/Pelvic Floor 13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18
Proctoscopy/Anoscopy 87 37.5 47 192 70.5
Colonoscopy Total 537.5 478 528 459.5 331.5
Colonoscopy Diagnostic 475.5 421.5 371.5 359 224
Colonoscopy w/Intervention 62 56.5 156.5 100.5 107.5
Pelvic Floor Evaluation 21 23 20 51 21.5
Endoscopy/Pelvic Floor Total 668.5 576.5 609 730.5 470
Anorectoal Procedure 13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18
Hemorrhoidectomy 47 39 36 38.5 39
Fistulotomy 40.5 44.5 30.5 32 32.5
Endorectal Advancement Flap 6 5.5 15 28.5 27
Fecal Incontinence Procedures 6 9 6.5 6.5 3.5
Internal Sphincterotomy 12.5 10.5 12.5 12.5 12.5
Transanal Excision 11 27.5 25 21 20
Anorectoal Procedure Total 144.5 204 164.5 179 212.5