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Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center is constantly expanding to provide excellent education.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport (LSUHSCS) is constantly expanding. We believe you will find the type of postgraduate education you are seeking right here where we have a tradition of excellence. The Department has been organized around four clinical divisions: Gynecology and Urodynamics, High-Risk Maternal Fetal Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, and Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility. This Department maintains tertiary and specialty care programs that are unique in Northwest Louisiana; we always use an integrated approach to health care with an interdisciplinary team of providers. Clinical services are provided in a highly competitive environment. Clinical activities of the four divisions at the University Hospital alone result in more than 35,000 outpatient visits, about 2,500 deliveries, approximately 1000 major surgeries and 600 minor surgical procedures each year.

The Department has important research efforts conducted by the faculty and residents that result in scientific publications each year. There is a constant effort on the part of the faculty to keep abreast of state-of-the-art advances in the specialty and to provide the student and resident staff with the most accurate and up-to-date information.

Our Vision

To be leaders and advocates in the pursuit of excellence in providing health care to women.

Our Mission

To promote and provide the highest quality patient care, educational programs, and medical research for the citizens of Louisiana.

We Value

Integrity, honesty, and compassion as principles of all personal and professional activities; Efficiency and cost effectiveness in providing the highest quality personalized care to all our patients; Creativity in providing innovative health care delivery.

Our Goals

To provide the highest quality service to our patients; To continuously evaluate the results of our efforts by how effectively we meet the needs of our patients and students; To promote the involvement of all levels of faculty and staff in the identification and solution of problems; To use advanced informational technology to improve all aspects of productivity; To continue to develop a strong research program which results in the advancement of medical science; To be enthusiastic and think positively.