Clerkship Directors

VENKAT BANDA, MD, FACP

Designated Institutional Official

Dr. 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 for Baton Rouge General Graduate Medical Education. He recently obtained his Green Belt Lean Six Sigma Certification.


DUSTYN WILLIAMS, MD

Internal Medicine Clerkship Director for Students

Dr. Dustyn Williams received his undergraduate degree from Yale University. He received his Medical Degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Tulane. He carries specialized training in medical education. He is board certified in Internal Medicine. His research interest is focused on using technology to standardize, scale, and automate medical education.


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.