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Baton Rouge General Honors Medical Staff

Baton Rouge, La. – Physicians at Baton Rouge General were honored on January 21 at the hospital’s annual Medical Staff Gala, held at the Hilton Capitol Center downtown.

The Leadership honoree was Dr. Floyd “Flip” Roberts, who practiced at Baton Rouge General for 34 years, and served as Chief Medical Officer from 2002 through 2015. Dr. Roberts was recognized for his contributions to the hospital’s culture of quality and safety, and the establishment of Tulane School of Medicine’s Baton Rouge campus.

Several retiring physicians were also honored, including Dr. Charles Gruenwald, Jr., Dr. Joe Morgan, Dr. Jane Peek, Dr. Barry Rills, Dr. Carlton Sheely II, and Dr. Stephen Wilson.

“The gala is our way of showing appreciation to all of our great physicians for their dedication and compassion,” said Dr. Robert Kenney, Vice President of Medical Operations. “It’s important to recognize their hard work, and the hope and healing they provide for the patients in our community.”

Click here to view photos of the Gala on our Facebook page.

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