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William Risher

William H. Risher, M.D.

Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
1542 Tulane Ave.
New Orleans, LA  70112
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Tulane University (B.S. Biomedical Engineering 1981)
L.S.U.M.C. (M.D. 1985)
Ochsner Clinic: General Surgery Residency (1985-1990)
Ochsner Clinic: Cardiovascular and Thoracic Residency (1990-1992)
Associate Professor Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery,University of Rochester,New York (1992-2002)
Chief Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, St. Lukes Regional Heart Center(2002-2010)
Chief Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, LSUHSC, New Orleans, Louisiana (2010-Present)

Other Interests

Complex Valve Surgery
Congestive Heart Failure Surgery
Robotic Heart and Thoracic Surgery
Redo- Cardiac Surgery
Ross Procedure
Aortic Aneurysm / Vascular Surgery
Multiple Valve Surgrey
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Ventricular Assist Device
Off Pump Surgery

Practice Areas

  • Vascular
  • Thoracic
  • Congenital
  • Cardiac