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Benjamin Peeler, MD, Thoracic Surgery, New Orleans, LA, Ochsner Medical Center

BenjaminB.PeelerMD

Thoracic Surgery New Orleans, LA

Adult Cardiac Surgery, Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

Chief, Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Ochsner Health System

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Education & Training

  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Vanderbilt University School of MedicineClass of 1991
  • Wake Forest UniversityB.S., Magna Cum Laude, 1987

Certifications & Licensure

  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 2016 - 2022
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2009 - 2017
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2002 - 2014
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2001 - 2003
  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 1995 - 2000
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Dean’s Award for Clinical Excellence University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2007
  • Harwell Wilson Award, General Surgery Training Program Vanderbilt University, 1998
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Cardiac disease in mucopolysaccharidosis type I attributed to catecholaminergic and hemodynamic deficiencies  
    Palpant NJ, Bedada FB, Peacock B, Blazar BR, Metzger JM, Tolar J, Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 1/1/2011
  • BBS genotype-phenotype assessment of a multi-ethnic patient cohort calls for a revision of the disease definition  
    Deveault, C., Billingsley, G., Duncan, J.L., Bin, J., Theal, R., Vincent, A., Fieggen, K.J., Gerth, C., Noordeh, N., Travoulsi, E.I., Fishman, G.A., Chitayat, D., Knue..., Hum Mutat, 1/1/2011
  • Decreased Cumulative Access Survival in Arteriovenous Fistulas Requiring Interventions to Promote Maturation  
    Lee T, Ullah A, Allon M, Succop P, El-Khatib M, and Roy-Chaudhury P, Clin J Am Soc Nephrol, 1/1/2011
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Cardiac findings in untreated infants <1 year of age with severe mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) I.
    Braunlin E, Miller WP, Tolar J, Whitley CB, Orchard P, Mol Genet Metabol; Lysosomal Disease Network's WORLD Symposium, Orlando, FL, 1/1/2013
  • Genotyping analysis available for patients after hematopoietic cell transplantation for multiple types of lysosomal diseases.
    Cooksley RD, Ahmed A, Shapiro E, Orchard P, Tolar J, Whitley CB, Mol Genet Metabol; Lysosomal Disease Network's WORLD Symposium, Orlando, FL, 1/1/2013
  • Hematopoietic stem cell gene therapy with lentiviral vector in 4 patients with cerebral x-linked adrenoleukodystrophy: Long-term outcome and comparison of efficacy wit...
    Orchard P, Cartier N, Hacein-Bey-Abin S, Kurtzberg J, Escolar M, Tolar J, Baruchel A, Dalle JH, Michel G, Blanche S, Bartholoma C, Schmidt M, Bougneres P, van Kalle C,..., Mol Ther; American Society of Cell and Gene Therapy, Salt Lake City, UT, 1/1/2013
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Lectures

  • Maintaining Access: Novel Therapies and Devices to Treat Vascular Access Dysfunction 
    Orlando, FL - 1/5/2013
  • International Gene Therapy Trial for FA 
    Versailles, France - 1/25/2012
  • Leber Congenital Amaurosis and Other Eye Disorders 
    Rockville, MD - 1/1/2012
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Press Mentions

  • Ochsner Hospital for Children Joins National Consortium to Provide Solutions for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
    Ochsner Hospital for Children Joins National Consortium to Provide Solutions for Hypoplastic Left Heart SyndromeJune 17th, 2019
  • Latest Ochsner Health Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Outcomes Superior to National Averages
    Latest Ochsner Health Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Outcomes Superior to National AveragesDecember 21st, 2021
  • Ochsner Hospital for Children Congenital Heart Surgery Program Announces 100 Percent Survival Rates in Neonatal Patients
    Ochsner Hospital for Children Congenital Heart Surgery Program Announces 100 Percent Survival Rates in Neonatal PatientsOctober 14th, 2020

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