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Match Day Brings New Residents to Baton Rouge General’s Family and Internal Medicine Programs

Baton Rouge, La. – On Match Day, Baton Rouge General proudly welcomes the 18 new doctors who will be joining its family medicine and internal medicine training programs. The physicians will complete their residency training at the Bluebonnet and Mid City campuses along with BRG’s recently announced Louisiana Internal Medicine Associates (LIMA) clinics, which provide a clinical setting for Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Anesthesia, Psychiatry, and General Surgery Residency Programs.

“In the past year alone, BRG’s family medicine and internal medicine residents worked side-by-side with our doctors to serve more than 40,000 patients,” said Edgardo Tenreiro, President and CEO of Baton Rouge General. “As a major teaching hospital, we are proud to help cultivate Louisiana’s future physicians and contribute to the growth of advanced medical training and clinical research in Baton Rouge.”

Through its education programs, the hospital trains annually more than 500 medical students, residents, fellows, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, certified registered nurse anesthetists, and radiation technologists, and provides instructional locations for medical students from other schools, including Tulane and LSU. Learn more at BRGeneral.org/medical-education.

Baton Rouge General welcomes the following new residents:

Family Medicine Residency Program

  1. Ubaid Abbasi, Saba University
  2. Mohammad Bashir, St. George’s University
  3. Michael Dougherty, American University of the Caribbean
  4. Samuel Grimmer, American University of the Caribbean
  5. Nathan Hensler, University of Pikeville – Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
  6. Ellin Hossain, American University of the Caribbean
  7. Christopher Leiker, American University of the Caribbean
  8. Lauren Tillery, LSU – New Orleans

The family medicine chief residents for 2018–2019 are Rachael Kermis, MD and Matthew Mann, MD.

Internal Medicine Residency Program

  1. Genevieve Devany, St. George’s University School of Medicine
  2. Anurag Gaddam, Gandhi Medical College and Hospital
  3. Roopitha Kaval, American University of Antigua College of Medicine
  4. Varshaa Koneru, Gandhi Medical College and Hospital
  5. Adam McClure, Louisiana State University School of Medicine – Shreveport
  6. Rory Panzarello, American University of the Caribbean
  7. Neelay Patel, St. George’s University School of Medicine
  8. Srivyshnavi Surapaneni, Dr. P.S.I. Medical College
  9. Hailey Tartleton, American University of the Caribbean
  10. Christopher Yaslik, American University of the Caribbean

The internal medicine chief residents for 2018–2019 are Casey Geiger, MD and Bilal Saiyed, MD.

About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community hospital with 588 licensed beds between two campuses. Baton Rouge General opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital since 1991, Baton Rouge General offers medical education programs including a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. For more information, visit BRGeneral.org, find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/BatonRougeGeneral and follow us on Twitter at @BRGeneral.

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