Alan D. Kaye, MD, PhD, DABPM
Professor and Head of the Department
The Department of Anesthesiology provides clinical and academic instruction in the medical specialty of Anesthesiology. Subspecialty trained faculty in the fields of Pain Management, Obstetric Anesthesia, Cardiac and Neurosurgical Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia, and Critical Care Medicine offer exposure to these specialty practices. Both clinical and didactic exposure to the field of Anesthesiology is made available to medical students as a fourth year elective rotation. The Department of Anesthesiology is responsible for the Anesthesia Service of the Interim LSU Public Hospital and Ochsner Medical Center-Kenner. It also provides simulation training and clinical rotations for the Tulane, Ochsner and LSU Shreveport anesthesia training programs. The Department of Anesthesiology has an ACGME-accredited residency training program.