Dr. Irene Caillouet originally hails from New Jersey but returned to Louisiana, where she earned her medical degree, in September 2013 after training to practice surgery.
Dr. Caillouet received her bachelor’s degree in anthropology from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., in 2000. She then obtained a master’s degree in public health from Tulane University School of Tropical Medicine in 2004, followed by her medical degree from Tulane’s School of Medicine in 2008. She completed her residency at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, Va., in 2013.
Dr. Caillouet is board eligible in general surgery, with a broad scope of practice including abdominal, breast, thyroid, wound care and advanced laparoscopic surgery. She is involved with the American Medical Association, Association of Women Surgeons, Association for Surgical Education and the American College of Surgeons.
She enjoys backcountry camping, fishing, ethnic cooking and spending quality time with her husband and their two sons, Ethan and Elias.