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Our leadership team is comprised of administrators, physicians and trustees that are dedicated to the health of our community and the continued success of Baton Rouge General as its hospital. Each day we work as a team, together with more than 3,500 others, to carry on the General's legacy as a pillar in the Baton Rouge community.


  • Edgardo Tenreiro
    Edgardo Tenreiro Chief Executive Officer
  • Kendall Johnson
    Kendall Johnson Chief Financial Officer
  • stephen mumford
    Stephen Mumford Chief Operating Officer
  • Erik Showalter
    Erik Showalter President
    Baton Rouge General Foundation
  • Paul Douglas
    Paul Douglas Senior Vice President
    Strategy, Business Development & Human Resources
  • Sean Casteel
    Sean Casteel Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
    Baton Rouge General Physicians
  • Bennett Cheramie
    Bennett Cheramie Vice President
    Information Technology
  • Peyton Grant
    Peyton Grant Vice President
    Facilities Management
  • Meghan Parrish
    Meghan Parrish Vice President
    Marketing & Communications
  • Jason Pierce
    Jason Pierce Vice President
    Business & Network Development
  • Don Shaw
    Don Shaw Vice President
    Revenue Cycle
  • Brad Gaspard
    Brad Gaspard Chief Medical Officer
    Baton Rouge General Physicians

    Board Of Trustees

    • Ryland Percy
      Ryland Percy Chair
    • Rhoman Hardy
      Rhoman Hardy Vice Chair
    • Annette Barton
      Annette Barton
    • Rick Bond
      Rick Bond
    • Charles DAgostino
      Charles D'Agostino
    • Jacques delaBretonne
      Jacques de la Bretonne, MD
    • Brad Gaspard, MD
      Brad Gaspard, MD
    • Gwen Hamilton
      Gwen Hamilton
    • Brian Jackson
      Brian Jackson
    • Joe Juban
      Joseph E. Juban
    • Scott Kirkpatrick
      Scott Kirkpatrick
    • Jason MacMorran
      Jason MacMorran
    • Phyllis McLaurin
      Phyllis McLaurin
    • Louis Minsky
      Louis Minsky, MD Ex Officio Member
    • Isabelina Nahmens
      Isabelina Nahmens, PhD
    • Andrew Olinde
      Andrew Olinde, MD
    • Edgardo Tenreiro
      Edgardo Tenreiro Ex Officio Member
    • Christopher Tyson
      Christopher Tyson
    • Ryan Uitti, MD
      Ryan Uitti, MD
    • S. Raju Vatsavai
      S. Raju Vatsavai, MD

    Medical Executive Leadership

    • Louis Minsky
      Louis Minsky, MD Chief of Staff
    • Jeffrey Littleton
      Jeffrey Littleton, MD Vice Chief of Staff
    • nakia newsome
      Nakia Newsome, MD Secretary of Staff
    • Andrew Olinde
      Andrew Olinde, MD Immediate Past Chief of Staff
    • Oleana Lamendola
      Oleana Lamendola, MD Chair - Medicine Services
    • s-raju-vatsavai
      Ayme Schmeeckle, MD Chair - Surgical Services
    • s-raju-vatsavai
      S. Raju Vatsavai, MD Chair - Hospital Services
    • Michael Yorek
      Michael Yorek, MD Chair - Community Services
    • Henry Barham
      Henry Barham, MD Member at Large
    • Jared Braud
      Jared Braud, MD Member at Large
    • Emily Cassidy
      Emily Cassidy, MD Member at Large
    • Thomas Cook
      Thomas Cook, MD Member at Large
    • Scott Daugherty
      R. Scott Daugherty, MD Member at Large
    • Robert Drennan
      Robert Drennan, MD Member at Large
    • Nicholas Forth
      Nicholas Forth, MD Member at Large
    • Thomas-Jeider
      Thomas Jeider, MD Member at Large
    • Lance-Lamotte
      Lance Lamotte, MD Member at Large
    • Andrew McCall
      Andrew McCall, MD Member at Large
    • Candace-Moore-MD
      Candace Moore, MD Member at Large
    • Catalina-Negulescu-MD
      Catalina Negulescu, MD Member at Large
    • Eric Rowley
      Eric Rowley, MD Member at Large
    • Vincent Weaver
      M. Vincent Weaver, MD Member at Large
    • Venkat Banda
      Venkat Banda, MD Ad Hoc Member
    • Stephen Brierre
      Stephen Brierre, MD Ad Hoc Member
    • Son-Dang
      Son Dang, MD Ad Hoc Member
    • Adam Harris
      Adam Harris, MD Ad Hoc Member
    • John Jones
      John Jones, MD Ad Hoc Member
    • William-Kellum
      William Kellum, MD Ad Hoc Member
    • Brian-Webb
      Brian Webb, MD Ad Hoc Member

    Not pictured:

    Michael Sanchez, MD - Member at Large

    Hospital Based Service Chiefs

    Emergency Service - Dustin Vincent, MD
    Hospitalists - William Kellum, MD
    Pathology - Zarius Drummond, MD
    Pediatrics - Stephen Spedale, MD
    Pulmonary Service - Stephen Brierre, MD
    Radiology - Adam Harris, MD

    Community Based Service Chiefs

    Family Medicine - Rachael Kermis, MD

    Medicine Service Division Chiefs

    Cardiology - Nakia Newsome, MD
    Dermatology - Lynn Tucker, MD
    Gastroenterology - Casey Chapman, MD
    Hematology/Oncology - Sanjay Juneja, MD
    Nephrology - Damodar Kumbala, MD
    Neurology - Steven Zuckerman, MD
    Psychiatry - Venugopal Vatsavayi, MD

    Surgical Service Division Chiefs

    Anesthesiology - Nicholas Forth, MD
    Burn - Tracee Short, MD
    General Surgery - Dhaval Adhvaryu, MD
    Maxillofacial - Henry Barham, MD
    Neurosurgery - Charles Bowie, MD
    Obstetrics & Gynecology - Candace Moore, MD
    Ophthalmology - Blake Booth, MD
    Orthopedic Surgery - Jared Braud, MD
    Pediatric Surgery - John Lopoo, MD
    Podiatry Services - Patrick Hall, DPM
    Urology - Andrew McCall, MD
    Vascular Surgery - Joseph Griffin, MD