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Venkat Banda, MD, FACP

Program Director

Venkat Banda, MD, FACP, completed his Internal Medicine residency at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, Illinois. Dr. Banda is board certified in internal medicine and hospital medicine. He holds the appointments of Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine for Tulane University School of Medicine and serves as Designated Institutional Official and Chief Academic Officer for Baton Rouge General.


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Karthik Reddy, MD

Associate Program Director

Karthik Reddy, MD, earned his Doctor of Medicine from Gandhi Medical College in Secunderabad India. He completed his residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Dr. Reddy is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.


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Amir Ausef, MD

Faculty Member

Amir H. Ausef, MD, earned his Doctor of Medicine from American University of the Caribbean in St. Maarten. He completed his residency at Memorial Health University Medical Center and Mercer University School of Medicine in Savannah, Georgia. Dr. Ausef is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.


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Breanna Campbell, MD

Faculty Member

Dr. Breanna Campbell earned her Doctorate of Medicine, with an additional certificate in global health, at Texas Tech University School of Medicine and her residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, where she received the Don Powell Jr. award for Excellence in Internal Medicine Residency. Dr. Campbell then completed an infectious disease fellowship at the University of Virginia, with her research focusing on improving health outcomes in chronic infectious diseases with special attention to patient-centered care and patient-physician communication. Dr. Campbell is a member of the Infectious Disease Society of America and the HIV Medicine Association.


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Amar Dave, MD

Faculty Member

Amar Dave, MD, a native of Long Island, New York, earned his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from C.U. Shah Medical College, Surendranagar in 2015. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Baton Rouge General Medical Center in 2020. Dr. Dave is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Louisiana. He joined the Baton Rouge Clinic’s Hospital Medicine Group in August, 2020. While not at work, Dr. Dave enjoys photography, the outdoors, and going on hikes.


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Aaron DeWitt, MD

Faculty Member

Aaron DeWitt, MD, earned his Doctor of Medicine from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in Cupecoy, St. Maarten. He completed his residency at Baton Rouge General Medical Center. Dr. DeWitt is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.


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Gerald Dynes, MD

Faculty Member

Gerard J. Dynes, MD, performed his undergraduate studies at Manhattan College in New York and earned his M.D. from the New York University School of Medicine in 1994. His medical training continued with his medical residency in Neurology being completed in 1998 at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. In 1999, he earned a fellowship in Electromyography (EMG) and neuromuscular disorders at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. That same year Dr. Gerard Dynes joined The Baton Rouge Clinic and, with his wife and children, made Baton Rouge their home.

He is board certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Gerard J. Dynes is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Louisiana. His professional interests include the prevention and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and the management of spasticity, including the use of Intrathecal Baclofen pumps.

Active in his community, Dr. Dynes has served as head of the Missions Committee of Jefferson United Methodist Church. He is also an Adult Leader for the Boy Scouts of America. Among his interests outside of the field of medicine are music and film.


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Ethan Greenblatt, MD

Faculty Member

Ethan Greenblatt, MD, a native of Baton Rouge, earned his bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University and his MD from LSU Health and Science Center New Orleans. He performed his residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Prior to joining The Baton Rouge Clinic’s Hospital Medicine Group, Dr. Greenblatt practiced at the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he served as Chief Resident of Internal Medicine and Clinical Instructor for a year. Dr. Greenblatt is board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, as well as board certified in Pediatric Medicine by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Greenblatt is married with one daughter. Outside of the office, he considers himself an avid tiger fan, enjoying afternoons at Alex Box Stadium, fishing, barbecuing outdoors, playing video games, and being a dad.


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Subhakar Gummadi, MD

Faculty Member

Subhakar Gummadi, MD, earned his Doctor of Medicine from Siddhartha Medical College in Vijayawada India. He completed his residency at Rush-Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park, Illinois. Dr. Gummadi is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.


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Chad Kaplan, MD

Faculty Member

Chad Kaplan, MD, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida, and his Medical degree from St. George’s University in True Blue, Grenada. Dr. Kaplan completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Baton Rouge General Medical Center in 2022, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Kaplan is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Louisiana and the state of Florida, and joined The Baton Rouge Clinic’s Hospital Medicine Group in August of 2022. Dr. Kaplan is married, and has a family that includes two dogs and two horses. While not at the office, he enjoys playing golf, tennis, water skiing, cooking, and watching college football.


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William "Keith" Kellum, MD

Faculty Member

William "Keith" Kellum, MD, earned his Doctor of Medicine from Louisiana State University Health Sciences in Shreveport, Louisiana. He completed his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences in New Orleans. Dr. Kellum is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.


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Sanjay Juneja, MD

Hematology/Oncology Faculty Member

Dr. Sanjay Juneja, a native of Baton Rouge, received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Louisiana State University and earned his Doctor of Medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, La. Juneja completed his Hematology/Oncology Fellowship from Feist-Weiller Cancer Center in Shreveport. He is triple board certified in hematology, medical oncology and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Juneja’s professional memberships include the Baton Rouge Oncology Group and Louisiana Oncology Society where he is a member of the organization’s board of directors. He currently serves as the hospital’s chief of oncology service line.


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Katherine May, MD

Faculty Member

Katherine May, MD, earned her Doctor of Medicine from Louisiana State University Health Sciences in New Orleans, LA. She completed her residency at the University of Mississippi in Jackson, MS. Dr. May is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.


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Chenna Nalabolu, MD

Faculty Member

Chenna Nalabolu, MD, earned his Doctor of Medicine from Gandhi Medical College in Secunderabad, India. He completed his residency at the Baton Rouge General Internal Medicine Program in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Dr. Nalabolu is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.


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Catalina Negulescu, MD

Faculty Member

Catalina Negulescu, MD, earned her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Lasi Romania. She completed her residency at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, New Jersey. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.


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Sarah Robichaux, MD

Faculty Member

Sarah Robichaux, MD, received her undergraduate degree from Milsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi. She received her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and completed her Internal Medicine residency at the Baton Rouge General Medical Center. Dr. Robichaux is a faculty physician of the Hospital Medicine Group at Baton Rouge General and works as a faculty member in the Internal Medicine Residency Program.


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Vasudev Tati, MD

Faculty Member

Vasudev Tati, MD, earned his medical degree from Kasturba Medical College in Karnataka, India and completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Tati is board certified in internal medicine and serves as Assistant Professor for Tulane University School of Medicine.


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S. Raju Vatsavai, MD

Faculty Member

Raju Vatsavai, MD, earned his medical degree from Siddartha Medical College in Vijayawada, India and completed his Internal Medicine residency at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He also completed a clinical research fellowship in the department of Cardiology at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Raju is board certified in internal medicine and serves as Assistant Professor for Tulane University School of Medicine.


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Stacy Antie

IMRP Coordinator
IMRP@brgeneral.org


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Leah McKeough

HMG Coordinator


Subspecialty Faculty

Stephen Brierre, MD -Pulmonary and Critical Care
Roy Culotta, MD - Pulmonary and Critical Care
John Godke, MD - Pulmonary and Critical Care
Tonya Jagneaux, MD, FCCP - Pulmonary and Critical Care
Hollis O'Neal, MD - Pulmonary and Critical Care
Kevin Reed, MD - Pulmonary and Critical Care
Ryan Richard, MD - Pulmonary and Critical Care
Christopher Thomas, MD - Pulmonary and Critical Care
Jeannemarie Hinkle, MD - Endocrinology
Hector Mena, MD, FACR - Rheumatology
Shatha Murad, MD - Endocrinology
Patrick Stagg, MD - Hematology Endocrinology
Venugopal Vatsavayi, MD - Psychiatry
Jones Samuel, MD - Nephrology
Brian Swirsky, MD - Cardiology
Oleana Lamendola, MD - Gastroenterology
Steven Zuckerman, MD - Neurology
Michael Rolfsen, MD, FACP - Internal Medicine and Medical Bioethics