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Brian Pettiford, MD, Thoracic Surgery, New Orleans, LA, Ochsner Medical Center


Thoracic Surgery New Orleans, LA

Cardiovascular Surgery

Wellspan Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Education & Training

  • UPMC Medical EducationFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2001 - 2003
  • UPMC Medical EducationResidency, Surgery, 1996 - 2001
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    University of Pittsburgh School of MedicineClass of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

  • AL State Medical License
    AL State Medical License 2020 - 2021
  • MS State Medical License
    MS State Medical License 2020 - 2022
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2019 - 2022
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 2014 - 2022
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2003 - 2004
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1997 - 2014
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
  • Top MD Consumers Checkbook
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • Ochsner Medical Center First in the State to Offer Robotic-Assisted Option for Lung Biopsy
    Ochsner Medical Center First in the State to Offer Robotic-Assisted Option for Lung BiopsyOctober 9th, 2021

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations