Fellowship directory

Physicians applying for a fellowship program in regional anesthesiology/acute pain medicine must be currently enrolled in, or have completed, an accredited anesthesiology residency program. Each individual program may have additional requirements such as medical licensing. The information published here has been supplied by the individual institutions. Please check back frequently for updates. Programs with an asterisk behind the title indicate they are part of the SF Match Program. 



Ochsner Pain Medicine Fellowship*

Duration of Fellowship: One year

Core Related Specialty: Anesthesiology

Fellowship in The Match®? Yes

Application Deadline: Per Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®)/National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®)

Number of Positions Available: 2

Salary: $65,739.35


The Ochsner Pain Medicine Fellowship aims is to provide the next generation of pain medicine physicians with exceptional clinical and procedural experience and knowledge. Our fellows will become a consultant in pain management who are able to work with a multidisciplinary team to manage acute and chronic pain patients, including cancer pain, in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. Enhancing communication skills as a team and with patient care (clinical and procedural) is a key component to performance as well. Ochsner Baptist campus is the primary teaching facility offering a one-year multidisciplinary fellowship training. Rotation length and specialty training include 9.5 months of chronic pain medicine rotations (Ochsner Baptist & Kenner), and 2.5 months of palliative care, PMR, acute pain, addiction psychiatry, and neurology. Fellows learn to perform initial assessments, treatment planning, documentation, pharmacological treatment, appropriate diagnostic testing, and enhancing procedural skills for treatments specific to chronic pain. Ochsner Baptist is home to the pain medicine fellowship and the Back and Spine Clinic located in the Napoleon Medical Plaza.  The facility is fully accredited and staffed by more than 600 trusted, skilled physicians and specialists.

Please refer to the link below for application and contact details. Application review is January through early March.

Applicant Interview Timeframe: May-June

  • Specialty: Chronic Pain
  • Duration:1 year
  • Start Year:
  • Positions:2
  • Deadline: Per Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®)/National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®)
  • Salary: $65,739.35
  • Contact Person: Anita Lacy Senior Education Program Manager
  • Email: anita.lacy@ochsner.org
  • Phone: 504-842-4937
  • Facility:
  • Address:
  • Ochsner Pain Medicine Fellowship-Y. Eshraghi, M.D.
  • Napoleon Complex Medical Plaza, 2820 Napoleon Ave, Suite 950
  • New Orleans
  • Louisiana 70115
  • Telephone: 504-842-0450
  • Website: https://education.ochsner.org/gme/training-programs/pain-medicine-fellowship
  • Director: Yashar Eshraghi, MD
  • Other affiliated faculty:
  • Program Director
    Yashar Eshraghi, MD
    Email:  yashar.eshraghi@ochsner.org

    Associate Program Director
    Whitney Braddy, MD
    Email:  whitney.braddy@ochsner.org

    Associate Program Director
    Aaron Hanyu-Deutmeyer, MD
    Email:   aaron.hanyudeutmeyer@ochsner.org

    Participating Affiliated Faculty:

    • Maged Guirguis, MD
    • Hazem Eissa, MD
    • Marianne Gelter, MD


  • Participating hospitals:
    • Ochsner Baptist-New Orleans
    • Ochsner Kenner
    • Ochsner Jefferson Main Campus
    • Ochsner Elmwood
    • Ochsner Clearview