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Robert White

Robert Keith White, M.D.

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
1501 Kings Highway
LSUHSC Dept of Surgery
Shreveport, LA  71103
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Louisiana State University (1980) (Bachelor of Science)
Louisiana State Univ Medical School (1981-1985)
University of Missouri-Columbia (1985-1987) Gen Surgery
Louisiana State University (1987-1990) Gen Surgery
Research Assoc Univ of Utah Biomedical Engineering (1991)
University of Utah (1991-1993) Thoracic Surgery Fellow
LSUHSC Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery (1993-2000)
LSUHSC Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery (2000-2001)
Medical Director of Cardiovascular Surgery Glenwood Regional Med Center (2001-2008)
Surgeon and Medical Director Cardiovascular Surgery St. Francis Medical Center (2008-2018)
Chairman of the Board St. Francis Medical Group (2011-2016)
President and Chairman of the Board St. Francis Medical Group (2017-2018)
Professor of Clinical Surgery LSUHSC (March 2018-Present)
Division Chief of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery LSUHSC (March 2018-Present)
Vice-Chairman Department of Surgery LSUHSC (June 2018-March 2019)
Professor and Chairman
John C. McDonald, Endowed Chair of Surgery
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport
(March 2019-Present)
Chief Medical Officer
Ochsner/LSU Health, Shreveport
(Nov 2022-Present)

Other Interests

Peripheral Vascular Surgery
Minimally Invasive Coronary and Valve Surgery
Esophageal Surgery
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Vascular
  • Minimally Invasive
  • VATS
  • Cardiac
  • Coronary disease
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Endocarditis
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Pericardium
  • Valve disease
  • Thoracic
  • Chest wall
  • Diaphragm
  • Lung
  • Esophagus
  • Mediastinum
  • Pleura
  • Trachea and bronchi
  • Cancer
  • Congenital
  • Transplant
  • Vascular
  • Great vessels
  • Aorta
  • Endovascular
  • Critical Care
  • Education
  • Professional Affairs
  • Basic science