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.

Edgardo Tenreiro - Acting Chief Executive Officer
Edgardo Tenreiro
Acting Chief Executive Officer
Kenny Cole, MD - Chief Clinical Transformation Officer
Kenny Cole, MD
Chief Clinical Transformation Officer
Kendall Johnson - Chief Financial Officer
Kendall Johnson
Chief Financial Officer
Andrew Olinde, MD - Chief Medical Officer
Andrew Olinde, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Monica Nijoka, MHA, BSN, RN - Chief Nursing Officer
Monica Nijoka, MHA, BSN, RN
Chief Nursing Officer
Beth Veazey - President, Baton Rouge General Foundation
Beth Veazey
President, Baton Rouge General Foundation
Bennett Cheramie - Vice President, Information Technology
Bennett Cheramie
Vice President, Information Technology
Paul Douglas - Vice President, Human Resources & Development
Paul Douglas
Vice President, Human Resources & Development
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
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
Joseph E. Juban - Chairman
Joseph E. Juban
Chairman
Phyllis McLaurin - Vice Chairperson
Phyllis McLaurin
Vice Chairperson
Venkat Banda, MD -
Venkat Banda, MD
Charles D'Agostino -
Charles D'Agostino
Perry Franklin -
Perry Franklin
Gary Graphia -
Gary Graphia
Gwen Hamilton - Ex Officio Member
Gwen Hamilton
Ex Officio Member
Margaret Hart -
Margaret Hart
Roy G. Kadair, MD -
Roy G. Kadair, MD
Debra Lockwood -
Debra Lockwood
Louis Minsky, MD - Ex Officio Member
Louis Minsky, MD
Ex Officio Member
Isabelina Nahmens, PhD -
Isabelina Nahmens, PhD
Andrew Olinde, MD -
Andrew Olinde, MD
Rev. Ronnie L. Williams -
Rev. Ronnie L. Williams

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

 

Louis Minsky, MD - Chief of Staff
Louis Minsky, MD
Chief of Staff
Jeffrey Littleton, MD - Vice Chief of Staff
Jeffrey Littleton, MD
Vice Chief of Staff
Michael Dunn, II, MD - Secretary of Staff
Michael Dunn, II, MD
Secretary of Staff
S. Raju Vatsavai, MD - Chairman, Medicine Services
S. Raju Vatsavai, MD
Chairman, Medicine Services
Glen Schwartzberg, MD - Chairman, Surgical Services
Glen Schwartzberg, MD
Chairman, Surgical Services
Andrew Olinde, MD - Immediate Past Chief of Staff
Andrew Olinde, MD
Immediate Past Chief of Staff
Roy Culotta, MD - Member at Large
Roy Culotta, MD
Member at Large
Son Dang, MD - Ad Hoc Member
Son Dang, MD
Ad Hoc Member
J. Benton Dupont, Jr., MD - Member at Large
J. Benton Dupont, Jr., MD
Member at Large
Tonya Eichelberger, MD - Member at Large
Tonya Eichelberger, MD
Member at Large
Marci Fabre, MD - Member at Large
Marci Fabre, MD
Member at Large
Joseph Griffin, MD - Member at Large
Joseph Griffin, MD
Member at Large
Niels Linschoten, MD - Member at Large
Niels Linschoten, MD
Member at Large
Christopher McCanless, MD - Member at Large
Christopher McCanless, MD
Member at Large
Nakia Newsome, MD - Member at Large
Nakia Newsome, MD
Member at Large
Mark Posner, MD - Member at Large
Mark Posner, MD
Member at Large
Jones Samuel, MD - Member at Large
Jones Samuel, MD
Member at Large
Vasudev Tati, MD - Member at Large
Vasudev Tati, MD
Member at Large
Jonathan Taylor, MD - Member at Large
Jonathan Taylor, MD
Member at Large
Venkat Banda, MD - Ad Hoc Member
Venkat Banda, MD
Ad Hoc Member
John Jones, MD - Ad Hoc Member
John Jones, MD
Ad Hoc Member
Robert Miller, MD - Ad Hoc Member
Robert Miller, MD
Ad Hoc Member
William Russell, MD - Ad Hoc Member
William Russell, MD
Ad Hoc Member
 
Not pictured: 
Douglas Hanks, MD, Member at Large
Amit Patel, MD, Member at Large

MEDICINE SERVICE DIVISION CHIEFS

     

SURGICAL SERVICE DIVISION CHIEFS 

Cardiology - Nakia Newsome, MD
Dermatology - Lynn Tucker, MD
Family Medicine - Robert Chasuk, MD
Gastroenterology - William Anderson, MD
Hematology/Oncology - Christopher McCanless, MD 
Internal Medicine - Subhakar Gummadi, MD
Nephrology - Jeremy O'Neal, MD
Neurology - Steven Zuckerman, MD
Pathology - Tonya Eichelberger, MD
Psychiatry - Venugopal Vatsavayi, MD
Pulmonary - Stephen Brierre, MD
Radiology - Robert Miller, MD

      Anesthesiology - Michael Dunn, II, MD
Burn - Tracee Short, MD
Dental Surgery - Walter Jung, MD
Emergency Services - James Crowell, MD
General Surgery - Everett Bonner, MD
Neurosurgery - Paul Waguespack, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Alicia Taylor, MD
Ophthalmology - John Couvillion, MD
Orthopedic Surgery - Robert Easton, MD
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery - Lucius Doucet, MD
Podiatry Services - Patrick Hall, DPM
Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery - Jared Murdock, MD
Urology - Ayme Schmeeckle, MD
Vascular Surgery - London Guidry, MD