Leadership

Our leadership team is comprised of administrators, physicians and trustees that are dedicated to the health of our community and the continued success of the General as its hospital. Each day we work as a team, together with more than 3,000 others, to carry on the General's legacy as a pillar in the Baton Rouge community.

Mark F. Slyter, FACHE - President & CEO
Mark F. Slyter, FACHE
President & CEO
Anna Cazes, RN, MSN, DNS - Vice President, Patient Care Services & Chief Nursing Officer
Anna Cazes, RN, MSN, DNS
Vice President, Patient Care Services & Chief Nursing Officer
Floyd Roberts, MD - Chief Medical Officer
Floyd Roberts, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Kendall Johnson - Chief Financial Officer
Kendall Johnson
Chief Financial Officer
Dionne E. Viator, CPA, FACHE - Vice President & Chief Network and Strategy Officer
Dionne E. Viator, CPA, FACHE
Vice President & Chief Network and Strategy Officer
Beth Veazey - President, Baton Rouge General Foundation
Beth Veazey
President, Baton Rouge General Foundation
George Bell - Administrator Mid City
George Bell
Administrator Mid City
Bennett Cheramie - Vice President, Information Technology
Bennett Cheramie
Vice President, Information Technology
Paul Douglas - Vice President, Human Resources
Paul Douglas
Vice President, Human Resources
Peyton Grant - Vice President, Facilities Management
Peyton Grant
Vice President, Facilities Management
Robert Kenney, MD - Vice President, Medical Operations
Robert Kenney, MD
Vice President, Medical Operations
Nicole Kleinpeter - Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Nicole Kleinpeter
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Stephen Mumford - Vice President, Clinical Service Lines
Stephen Mumford
Vice President, Clinical Service Lines
Don Shaw - Vice President, Revenue Cycle
Don Shaw
Vice President, Revenue Cycle

Evelyn K. Hayes, MD - Chair of Board of Trustees
Evelyn K. Hayes, MD
Chair of Board of Trustees
Venkat Banda, MD -
Venkat Banda, MD
Everett Bonner, Jr., MD -
Everett Bonner, Jr., MD
Peter J. Bostick, MD -
Peter J. Bostick, MD
Gregory Bowser -
Gregory Bowser
Perry Franklin -
Perry Franklin
Gary Graphia -
Gary Graphia
Margaret Hart -
Margaret Hart
Leslie Herpin Marx -
Leslie Herpin Marx
Joe Juban - Ex Officio Member
Joe Juban
Ex Officio Member
James Llorens, PhD -
James Llorens, PhD
Debra Lockwood -
Debra Lockwood
Isabelina Nahmens, PhD -
Isabelina Nahmens, PhD
Andrew Olinde, MD - Ex Officio Member
Andrew Olinde, MD
Ex Officio Member
Janice Pellar -
Janice Pellar
Charles "Buddy" Roemer -
Charles "Buddy" Roemer
Mark F. Slyter, FACHE - Ex Officio Member
Mark F. Slyter, FACHE
Ex Officio Member
Elaine Valette, DrPH, RN -
Elaine Valette, DrPH, RN
Reverend Ronnie L. Williams -
Reverend Ronnie L. Williams

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

Andrew Olinde, MD - Chief of Staff
Andrew Olinde, MD
Chief of Staff
Louis Minsky, MD - Vice Chief of Staff
Louis Minsky, MD
Vice Chief of Staff
Son Dang, MD - Secretary of Staff/Treasurer
Son Dang, MD
Secretary of Staff/Treasurer
G. Douglas Say, MD - Chairman, Medicine Services
G. Douglas Say, MD
Chairman, Medicine Services
Jeffrey Littleton, MD - Chairman, Surgical Services
Jeffrey Littleton, MD
Chairman, Surgical Services
Floyd Roberts, MD - Chief Medical Officer
Floyd Roberts, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Vince Cataldo, MD - Member at Large
Vince Cataldo, MD
Member at Large
Michael S. Conners, II, MD - Member at Large
Michael S. Conners, II, MD
Member at Large
Michael Dunn, II, MD - Member at Large
Michael Dunn, II, MD
Member at Large
Melinda Frantz, MD - Member at Large
Melinda Frantz, MD
Member at Large
Tonya Jagneaux, MD - Member at Large
Tonya Jagneaux, MD
Member at Large
John Jones, MD - Member at Large
John Jones, MD
Member at Large
Lance Lamotte, MD - Member at Large
Lance Lamotte, MD
Member at Large
Charles Mason, MD - Member at Large
Charles Mason, MD
Member at Large
Michael Puyau, MD - Member at Large
Michael Puyau, MD
Member at Large
Ayme Schmeeckle, MD - Member at Large
Ayme Schmeeckle, MD
Member at Large
Kenneth Smith, MD - Member at Large
Kenneth Smith, MD
Member at Large
S. Raju Vatsavai, MD - Member at Large
S. Raju Vatsavai, MD
Member at Large
Venkat Banda, MD - Ad Hoc Member
Venkat Banda, MD
Ad Hoc Member
James Crowell, MD - Ad Hoc Member
James Crowell, MD
Ad Hoc Member
Tonya Eichelberger, MD - Ad Hoc Member
Tonya Eichelberger, MD
Ad Hoc Member
William Russell, MD - Ad Hoc Member
William Russell, MD
Ad Hoc Member

Not pictured:
Robert Miller, MD - Ad Hoc Member

MEDICINE SERVICE DIVISION CHIEFS

Venkat Surakanti, MD, Cardiology
Lynn Tucker, MD, Dermatology
Robert Chasuk, MD, Family Medicine
Shaban Faruqui, MD, Gastroenterology
Vince Cataldo, MD, Hematology-Oncology
S. Raju Vatsavai, MD, Internal Medicine
James Yegge, MD, Nephrology
Steven Zuckerman, MD, Neurology
Jane Peek, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Tonya Eichelberger, MD, Pathology
Neel Shah, MD, Pediatrics
Navin Patel, MD, Psychiatry
Tonya Jagneaux, MD, Pulmonary
Robert Miller, MD, Radiology


SURGICAL SERVICE DIVISION CHIEFS

Michael Dunn, II, MD, Anesthesiology
Ernest Mencer, MD, Burn Service
Walter Jung, MD, Dental Surgery
James Crowell, MD, Emergency Service
James Froelich, MD, General Surgery
Paul Waguespack, MD, Neurosurgery
Mark Meadows, MD, Ophthalmology
James Lalonde, MD, Orthopedic Surgery
Christian Hall, MD - Otolaryngology (ENT)
Lucius Doucet, MD, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Patrick Hall, DPM, Podiatry Services
William Boedefeld, II, MD, Thoracic & Cardiovascular Service
Mark Posner, MD, Urology
Paul Perkowski, MD, Vascular Surgery

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