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 15/16 16/17 17/18 18/19 19/20
Segmental Colectomy 79.5 93 73.5
Laparoscopic Resection 68 62.5 72.5
Low Anterior Resection 40 33 38
Abdominoperineal Resection 11 10.5 11.5
Proctocolectomy Total 9.5 11.5
Proctocolectomy w/Ileostomy 1.5 2
Proctocolectomy w/Ileoanal Reservoir 8 9.5 7
Prolapse Repair Total 13 11.5 11
Prolapse Repair Abdominal 5.5 5 7.5
Prolapse Repair Perineal 7.5 6.5 3.5
Stomas Total 80 102.5 93
Stomas Complications 10 9.5 10.5
Pelvic Dissections 61.5 55.5 62
Abdominal Procedure Total 236.5 249 222.5
Endoscopy/Pelvic Floor 15/16 16/17 17/18 18/19 19/20
Proctoscopy/Anoscopy 47 192 70.5
Colonoscopy Total 528 459.5 331.5
Colonoscopy Diagnostic 371.5 359 224
Colonoscopy w/Intervention 156.5 100.5 107.5
Pelvic Floor Evaluation 20 51 21.5
Endoscopy/Pelvic Floor Total 609 730.5 470
Anorectoal Procedure 15/16 16/17 17/18 18/19 19/20
Hemorrhoidectomy 36 38.5 39
Fistulotomy 30.5 32 32.5
Endorectal Advancement Flap 15 28.5 27
Fecal Incontinence Procedures 6.5 6.5 3.5
Internal Sphincterotomy 12.5 12.5 12.5
Transanal Excision 25 21 20
Anorectoal Procedure Total 164.5 179 212.5