Samra inducted as member of the Society of University Surgeons

Navdeep Samra, MD, FICS, FACS, Tenured Associate Professor of Surgery at LSU Health Shreveport, was recently inducted into the Society of University Surgeons (SUS) at the 15th Academic Surgical Congress in Orlando, Fla.

Dr. Samra also presented a well-received new member poster on Child Abuse in Pediatric Trauma, which was the final step of the process to be inducted in the esteemed society. Membership into the Society of University Surgeons is given to persons of well-established professional position who have demonstrated scholarly or creative ability that positively influences their field.

Dr. Samra has been a faculty member at LSU Health Shreveport since September of 2012, and is a dedicated educator with numerous teaching awards from residents, and a researcher with more than 40 PubMed indexed publications. He is currently the holder of the Charles D. Knight, Sr. MD Endowed Professorship in General Surgery and the Program Director for the General Surgery Residency program at LSU Health Shreveport. Dr. Samra is double board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, and is a Trauma, Acute Care Surgeon and a Surgical Critical Care Intensivist at Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport.