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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 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.

Administration

  • Edgardo Tenreiro
    Edgardo Tenreiro Chief Executive Officer
  • Kendall Johnson
    Kendall Johnson Chief Financial Officer
  • keith kellum
    William "Keith" Kellum, MD Chief Medical Officer
  • jennifer manale
    Jennifer Manale Chief Nursing 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
    • 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
    • Jeffrey Littleton
      Jeffrey Littleton, MD Ex Officio Member
    • Jason MacMorran
      Jason MacMorran
    • Phyllis McLaurin
      Phyllis McLaurin
    • Andrew Olinde
      Andrew Olinde, MD
    • Bart Phillips
      Bart Phillips Ex Officio Member
    • Joel Silverberg, MD
      Joel Silverberg, MD
    • Edgardo Tenreiro
      Edgardo Tenreiro Ex Officio Member
    • Christopher Tyson
      Christopher Tyson
    • Ryan Uitti, MD
      Ryan Uitti, MD
    • Shawn Usher
      Shawn Usher
    • S. Raju Vatsavai
      S. Raju Vatsavai, MD

    Medical Executive Leadership

    • Jeffrey Littleton
      Jeffrey Littleton, MD Chief of Staff
    • nakia newsome
      Nakia Newsome, MD Vice Chief of Staff
    • Nicholas Forth
      Nicholas Forth, MD Secretary of Staff
    • Louis Minsky
      Louis Minsky, MD Immediate Past Chief of Staff
    • Oleana Lamendola
      Oleana Lamendola, MD Chair - Medicine Services
    • Ayme Schmeeckle
      Ayme Schmeeckle, MD Chair - Surgical Services
    • Vasudev Tati
      Vasudev Tati, MD Chair - Hospital Services
    • Michael Yorek
      Michael Yorek, MD Chair - Community Services
    • Niksad Abraham
      Niksad Abraham, MD Member at Large
    • Jo Barrios
      Jo Barrios, MD Member at Large
    • Jared Braud
      Jared Braud, MD Member at Large
    • Lawrence Breitkreutz
      Lawrence Breitkreutz, MD Member at Large
    • Thomas Cook
      Thomas Cook, MD Member at Large
    • Scott Daugherty
      R. Scott Daugherty, MD Member at Large
    • Adam Grezaffi
      Adam Grezaffi, MD Member at Large
    • Thomas-Jeider
      Thomas Jeider, MD Member at Large
    • Brooke LeBlanc
      Brooke LeBlanc, MD Member at Large
    • Andrew McCall
      Andrew McCall, MD Member at Large
    • Christopher McCanless
      Christopher McCanless, MD Member at Large
    • Karthik Reddy
      Karthik Reddy, MD Member at Large
    • Michael Sanchez
      Michael Sanchez, MD Member at Large
    • William Varnado
      William Varnado, MD Member at Large
    • Vincent Weaver
      M. Vincent Weaver, MD Member at Large
    • Stephen Brierre
      Stephen Brierre, MD Ad Hoc Member
    • Son-Dang
      Son Dang, MD Ad Hoc Member
    • Aaron DeWitt
      Aaron DeWitt, MD Ad Hoc Member
    • Zarius Drummond
      Zarius Drummond, MD Ad Hoc Member
    • Adam Harris
      Adam Harris, MD Ad Hoc Member
    • John Jones
      John Jones, MD Ad Hoc Member

    Hospital Based Service Chiefs

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

    Medicine Service Division Chiefs

    Cardiology - Lance LaMotte, MD
    Dermatology - Lynn Tucker, MD
    Gastroenterology - Ben Kurz, 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
    Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery - Imtiaz Khan, MD
    General Surgery - Dhaval Adhvaryu, MD
    Maxillofacial, Dental/Oral Surgery, ENT, & Plastic Surgery - 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