Our Team

J. Dudley Atkinson, MD

Urology and Robotics Surgery

Stephen Bardot, MD

Chairman, Department of Urology

Katherine Baumgarten, MD

Infectious Disease & Wound Care

Daniel Bronfin, MD

General Pediatrics

Jay Brooks, MD

Chairman of Hematology/Oncology Ochsner-Baton Rouge

Samira L Brown, MD

General Pediatrics

Jennifer Brunet, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Pedro Cazabon, MD

Section Head, General Internal Medicine

Allison Conravey, MD

Pediatric Neurology

Patrick Jake Cripe, MD

Pediatric Intensive Care

Katie Crosbie

Physician Communications Supervisor

Khaled Dajani, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiology

Erin Dauterive, MD


Alicia DePaula, MD

General Pediatrics

Nigel Gigrah, MD

Medical Director, Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute

David J Houghton, MD, MPH

Chief of the Division of Movement Disorders, Neurology

Jim House, BSN, RN, CEN

Director of Critical Care at Ochsner Medical Center-Kenner

Eiman Jahangir, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA

Consultative Cardiologist

Louis Jeansonne , MD

Associate Medical Director, Surgical Services

Aaron Karlin, MD

Chair, Dept of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Robert Kelly, MD

Ophthalmology & Optometry

Abdul Khan, MD

Neurology, Ochsner Baton Rouge

Bahij Khuri, MD

Cardiology, Ochsner Baton Rouge

Teresa King, MD

General ENT & Head and Neck Surgery

Surveen Klein, LCSW-BACS, MPH

Transplant Social Work Supervisor, Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute

Eric Laborde, MD

Urology and Men’s Health

Donavon Lafleur, OD

Opthalmology and Optometry

Daniel Larriviere, MD

Residency Program Director, Division of Neuromuscular Medicine

Carl (Chip) Lavie, MD, FACC, FACP, FCCP

Medical Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention

Mickie LeSage, RRT, BSRT, CTTS

Certified Tobacco Cessation Specialist

Stacy Mandras, MD

Cardiomyopathy and Heart Transplantation

Donna Martin, RN

VP of Nursing and CNO, Ochsner Baptist Medical Center.

Stacy Martinez

Senior Marketing Specialist

Megan McKenzie, Pharm. D.

Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist

Richard Milani, MD

Chief Clinical Transformation Officer

Rebecca Miller, MPH, RD, LDN

Lifestyle Nutritionist

Kathryn Oubre, MD

General Pediatrics

Nichole M Polin, MD, FACC

Program Director, Cardiovascular Fellowship

Tim Povtak

Guest Blogger

J.P. Reilly, MD, FACC

Vice Chariman, Clinical Affairs, Dept. of Cardiovascular Disease

Alfred Robichaux, MD

Chairman, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Jake Rodi, MD

Family Medicine

Aldo Russo, MD


Amber Sandoval-Griffin

Digital Content Manager

Mariastella Serrano, MD

Section Head, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Sangeeta Shah, MD, FACC, FASE

Co-Director, Adult Congenital Program

Dana Smetherman, MD

Section Head, Breast Imaging

Victoria Smith, MD

Family Medicine

Misty Suri, MD

Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Stacy Swanson

Senior Internal Communications Specialist

Reda Tolba, MD

Pain Management, Back and Spine

Scott Wanke

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Alaina Wertz

Youth Fitness Manager

Charles Whitlow, MD

Chairman, Colon & Rectal Surgery