VENKAT BANDA, MD, FACP
Chief Academic Officer & Designated Institutional Official
Dr. Venkat Banda 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.
S. RAJU VATSAVAI, MD
Internal Medicine Clerkship Director
Dr. S. Raju Vatsavai earned his Doctor of Medicine from Siddhartha Medical
College in Vijayawada, India. He completed his residency at the Cleveland
Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. He is Board Certified in Internal
Medicine with focus in Hospital Medicine. He also completed an American
Hospital Association sponsored Patient Safety Fellowship and obtained
his Green Belt Lean Six Sigma Certification.
DHAVAL ADHVARYU, MD, FACS
General Surgery Clerkship Director
Dhaval Adhvaryu, MD, FACS, is Board Certified in General Surgery with a
specialty in burn care. Dr. Adhvaryu received his medical degree from
East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN. and Finch University
and Health Sciences in Chicago, IL. Dr. Adhvaryu is one of our Baton Rouge
General Surgical Associates, and also currently serves as a member of
the American College of Surgeons and the American Medical Association.
VENUGOPAL VATSAVAYI, MD
Psychiatry Clerkship Director
Venugopal Vatsavayi is Board Certified in Psychiatry. Dr. Vatsavayi received
his medical degree from Siddhartha Medical College and completed his residency
at Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
WAYNE GRAVOIS, MD, ABFP
Family Medicine Clerkship Director
A Louisiana native, Wayne Gravois, MD, ABFP, attended LSU School of Medicine
in New Orleans. He completed his Family Medicine Residency at Earl K.
Long Hospital in Baton Rouge and is board certified in Family Medicine.