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Louisiana State University, Shreveport

Louisiana State University, Shreveport

Health Sciences Center
1501 Kings Highway

Shreveport, LA  71130

Phone: 318 675 5900
Fax: 318 675 5907

Training Program Director

Madhuchhanda Choudhary MD  Assoc Prof.  

Research Interests: 

Participating Hospitals

  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine : 450
  • Overton Brooks VA Medical Center : 100

Program Training Offerings

How does this program meet the ABIM requirements for training in clinical microbiology?

Didactic Lectures
Hands-on Experience

The Program provides training in hospital epidemiology through:

Didactic Lectures
hands-On Experiences

The Program provides clinical experience for fellows in the following:

Infections in marrow transplant
Infections in solid organ transplant patients
Infections in travelers and tropical medicine
Infections in children

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic Lectures
Courses Elsewhere

The Program has a didactic lecture course for fellows:


If yes, what is the average number of lectures provided over a two-year period?


Training is for:


Are there citizenship requirements?


Types of visas accepted:


Number of fellows accepted each year:

1 or 2 (alternating years)

Duration of the Fellowship (years):


The Program has a training grant (T32):


Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:


Number of Fellows completing the Program in the last 5 years:


Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):


NOTES: Fellows have the option of a rotation on the pediatric infectious diseases consult service.

The Program also provides training in hospital epidemiology through IDSA/SHEA Infection Control Fellows Course.


Applications accepted via Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®)?


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done


John W. King , MD , Prof.

Research Interests: Therapy of Hepatitis C


Mohammed Alam , MD , Asst. Prof.

Guillermo Orlando Padilla Pineda , MD , Asst. prof.

John R. Todd , MD , Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: Prototheca infections

Ronald G. Washburn , MD , Prof.

Research Interests: Immune mechanisms against Cryptococcus neoformans

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