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From The Editor

Warrior From The Sky 6 Photo Contest

Hoop-la: Busker Marcus Garthe practices his routine in front of St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans

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Between the Rivers: Hit the road for a getaway filled with food, fun, history and loads of nature in Vidalia and nearby Natchez, Mississippi 56 farther flung

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Thrills in the ‘Ville: Nashville is for music lovers, history and the holidays

along the way

Bridges, Bourbon and Thoroughbreds: Creating a new holiday tradition around an old one

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10 Pelican Briefs: Celebrations, cinema and ‘snow’

Over the River: Detour away from New Orleans for an exploration of nearby historic Algiers Point

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health

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Food Faves: How to Keep it Healthy

Grill Girl: Pit pioneer Carolyn Huggins Simmons bags burgers to open barbecue joint in Shreveport

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Cajun Justice: Lafayette native tapped by mega-bestselling author James Patterson to collaborate on a novel

62 kitchen gourmet

Sweet Versatility: Whether you call them yams or sweet potatoes, there’s not much you can’t do with this multipurpose root veggie

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Flour Power: New Orleans bread baker Graison Gill spreads the gospel of traditional bread-making 18 artist

Russell Whiting: Hot Steel and Angels in St. Martin Parish 22 home

Ranch Redux: Aron Biedenharn Coates renews a Baton Rouge ranch style house with a midcentury modern vibe

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26 traditionally louisiana Holiday festival, food and family rituals to celebrate the season By cheré coen

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34 best doctors

A post-operation infection from pediatric bone cancer cost New Orleanian Ford Sutter his right leg, but it hasn’t prevented him from moving on

872 physicians in 74 specialties

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Making pralines with family is just one of the Louisiana holiday traditions that Louisianians from around the state shared with us for this special holiday issue. From Christmas festivals to food rituals, Louisianians celebrate from Thanksgiving to New

Year’s Eve like no one else. Filled with love and memories, these stories are sure to turn any Scrooge into an old softy. Whether you are new to Louisiana or a native, there’s surely a tradition that will strike a chord and may even become a new yearly

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Fired Up! Rhonda Lee of St. James Parish stokes the flames during annual holiday celebration

ritual for you and your family. From our family to yours, we wish you a happy holiday season, a Merry Christmas, Hanukkah or whatever you may celebrate and a very happy New Year. Cheers to as many sweet, sticky, nutty pralines as your heart desires.


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FROM THE EDITOR

WARRIOR FROM THE SKY By Errol Laborde

On the morning of the day that

the National D-day Museum was dedicated (June 6, 2000) I happened to be driving alongside the Superdome just as a parade to celebrate the event was forming. I knew I would not have time to stay but I was lucky enough to spot an open parking place so I decided to take a few minutes to walk through the staging area. Most of what I saw was what would be expected, color guards, military bands, a few generals, an occasional Congressional Medal of Honor winner, all were waiting for their place in the march. Then I saw something that stopped me cold. There was a truck with a protective gate along the body’s sides. On the bed was a group of old men, some wearing tattered military uniform remnants, most wearing military style service caps. Many were wearing medals on their cap, and on their shirt, I looked for the truck’s placard to see who they were. It said, “101 Airborne.” I have to admit, I lost it emotionally when I saw that sign. (In fact I am losing it again as I write this.) Those gentle-looking men, some who have worn artificial limbs since the war, were among the true warriors in the American liberation of Europe. On the morning of D-Day, June 6, 1944, before ships carrying troops to the beaches arrived, the men of the 101 were flown over the English Channel with the instructions to parachute within the nest of the enemy and 4 Louisiana Life november/december 2017

secure vital bridges and crossings. Many did not make it having dropped onto fields that were purposely flooded to ward off such invasions. Monroe “Tex” Combs, a resident of Lafayette since 1964 was one of these who dropped from the sky. He died this past October at the age of 95. In an obituary by George Morris of The Advocate, about Combs descent over Normandy: a bad situation quickly got worse. As he leaped from the airplane wind tore away the machine gun that had been fastened in his harness, and as he fell toward the ground he got caught in a tree. Freeing himself he jumped and landed in water up to his neck, but it could have been worse. Combs would later rationalize that “If I’d have had that machine gun and hadn’t landed in a tree I’d have probably drowned.” Eighteen days later Combs was injured and could have gone home. Instead he chose to stay and saw combat in Holland and at the Battle of the Bulge including the famous siege at Bastogne where the 101 spent Christmas surrounded by Nazi troops, refused to surrender, and was ultimately liberated by General George Patton’s tank force. After Bastogne he was transferred to a division of the 101 known as “Easy Company” and with that began his brush with immortality. In 1992 Stephan Ambrose, the University of New Orleans historian who founded what is now known as the National World War II Museum wrote a book called “Band of Brothers” which follows the gutsy exploits of Easy Company. There are many books about the war, but “Band of Brothers” is a classic, largely because, instead of reciting battle facts, it tells stories of courageous men. In Normandy excerpts from the book are even used at historic spots to explain what happened there. Combs is part of the war story that the world will know best. There are fewer old men left to ride trucks in parades now; and sadly fewer Americans who appreciate the significance of what they did. Were it not for his machine gun being blown away Combs’ story could have ended 73 years earlier in a flooded field at Normandy. Instead, the legends of the 101 Airborne were just beginning.


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PHOTO CONTEST

Hoop-la Busker Marcus Garthe practices his routine in front of St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans Photo by Christopher

Raborn of Baton Rouge

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Bridges, Bourbon and Thoroughbreds Creating a new holiday tradition around an old one written and photographed by

Melanie Warner Spencer

The festivities for Thanksgiving

2016 began on a pedestrian bridge overlooking Bayou St. John in New Orleans. A month earlier our friend group collectively realized we’d all be in town for the holiday. We also realized our friend Nicki’s birthday fell on the same day and encouraged her to make reasonable and unreasonable holiday birthday demands. She took it easy on us however and the only direct order was that we had to wear hats. My response was, “Just try and stop me.” The plan came together seamlessly. We would meet on the bridge at 10 a.m. bearing potluck brunch fare, set up the chairs, table and decorations while enjoying mimosas, feast for a couple of hours and then proceed to the New Orleans Fair Grounds for a day of thoroughbred horseracing. Thanksgiving at the Fair Grounds is a New Orleans tradition dating back to the 1800s, but it turns out having Turkey Day brunch al fresco on a pedestrian bridge is brand new. This worked to our advantage in many ways. First, the bridge was available for reservation. (Yes, you can reserve a

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bridge in New Orleans — it’s a great time to be alive.) Second, fun, festive and extroverted passersby will in fact join you for a mimosa and conversation while out on their morning walk. Bonus: Fluffy, friendly dogs. Once we polished off the last of the bowl of bacon — yes, you read that correctly — brought by our brilliant friend Jonathan, we packed up and hit the track. Having grown up in Kentucky, this yearly tradition in New Orleans of thousands of people converging upon the track to ring in the beginning of horseracing season is close to my heart. Considering there is a similar event at Churchill Downs (which also owns the Fair Grounds) in Louisville, Kentucky, I can’t figure out why no one at my “home” track of Turfway Park in Northern Kentucky ever thought of it. For this, I will never forgive Turfway Park. The countless Thanksgivings I could have spent frolicking around the track in an adorable dress and stylish hat watching the ponies while my dad placed $2 bets for us are forever lost. Instead, my childhood memories are infused with countless turkey dinners consumed at a tiny

metal and vinyl card table with my cousins and that one dejected adult who somehow ends up in exile at the kiddie table. My husband Mark and I quickly adopted this yearly tradition when we moved to New Orleans in 2014. The first year, we didn’t know very many people in the city, but our fellow track goers — many decked out in costumes — easily welcomed us into their conversations and lives, as Louisianians are wont to do. Each year, our attire slips more and more into costume territory and my hats get bigger and bigger. After getting gussied up, we toast and sip a celebratory glass of champagne. That first year we had our Thanksgiving dinner at the Fair Grounds. In 2015, however, we put a roast in the crockpot before heading out and came home to an incredible home cooked meal. It was one of my best ideas to date — until the 2016 pre-track brunch on the bridge came to pass. I wish I could take credit for that concept, but I believe that honor goes to our friend Jennifer, a nurse by trade and party idea machine by some mysterious and God-given natural gift. She also came up with the notion for us to stage an animal prom (for which we all dressed as animals wearing prom attire or some incarnation of it) in the French Quarter — complete with balloon arch — on Mardi Gras. But that’s a story for another column. This Thanksgiving, most of the members of our merry band of revelers will celebrate out of town, so we will have to wait for another enchanted brunch on a wooden bridge in the middle of a bayou. But one part of the plan will stay the same: You’ll find Mark and me dressed to impress ringing in another race season at the Fair Grounds and giving thanks with a few thousand friends. n


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STATE OF LOUISIANA

pelican briefs Actor Sean Penn’s First

Celebrations, cinema and ‘snow’ by

The big news for Netflix’s “House of Cards” creator Beau Willimon’s “The First” (a sci-fi series for Hulu that’s currently in production in New Orleans until March 2018) is that actor and filmmaker Sean Penn has been tapped to play a lead role. It will be Penn’s first major TV role. His character is reportedly a former NASA astronaut. The eight-episode series with a $54.6 million budget (including a $27.8 million Louisiana payroll) explores the challenges of taking the first steps toward the interplanetary colonization of Mars. “The First” is slated to premiere in 2018 on Hulu and Channel 4.

Lisa LeBlanc-Berry

Louisiana’s Top Restaurateur The Louisiana Restaurant Association announced this year’s Restaurateur of the Year during a recent reception at Arnaud’s. The 2017 Restaurateur of the Year is Tommy Cvitanovich of Drago’s Seafood Restaurant, famed for its char-grilled oysters. Drago’s newest (fourth) location opened in Lafayette in September. Other locations include the original restaurant that Cvitanovich’s parents, Drago and Klara, opened in Metairie in 1969, Drago’s at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside (opened in 2007) and in Jackson, Mississippi (opened in 2014). Cvitanovich is beloved for feeding thousands of responders and residents following hurricane Katrina.

Tricentennial Launch New Orleans The family-friendly New Orleans Book Festival Nov. 11-12 kicks off the tricentennial year with authors, concerts, food and fireworks at City Park (nolabookfest.org). The Nov. 14, NOLA 300 Conference at

the Orpheum Theatre presents panels profiling the past, present and future of the city. Timed to overlap with tricentennial events, Prospect 4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp is the theme for the fourth iteration of New Orleans’ contemporary citywide exhibition by 73 artists from 25 countries, held Nov. 18, 2017-Feb. 25, 2018 (prospectneworleans.org). Architecture, art and technology merge Dec.6-

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9 during LUNA Fête, a celebration that utilizes iconic New Orleans settings as a canvas for outdoor, illuminated public artwork installations, digital sculptures and videomapping projections (artsneworleans.org/ event/luna-fete). On Dec. 31, the Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Official Countdown to the Tricentennial concert is held with a fireworks extravaganza (2018nola.com).

West Baton Rouge

Ice Fishing, Snow and Talking Reindeer Have you ever gone ice fishing? Head to I-10 West, Exit 151 for the West Baton Rouge Tourist Information and Conference Center Grounds, where you can enjoy ice fishing Dec. 9-15 during Reflections of the Season, held Dec. 7-23 in Port Allen. Highlights include dancing light displays, Snow Nights where kids can play in the snow on Dec. 9-16, old-fashioned, mule-drawn wagon rides, carnival rides, Trevor the singing, talking reindeer, and Santa with his elves (westbatonrouge.net).

Lake Charles, Natchitoches, New Orleans, Alexandria, New Iberia

Boat Parade, Theatre, Ice Skating and Fireworks Light Up the Lake Dec. 9-10 brings holiday merriment with a parade through downtown Lake Charles, Santa’s workshop at the Coliseum, the Lake Charles Community Band Concert, a lighting ceremony on the front lawn of the Lake Charles Civic Center, and a dramatic lighted boat parade that includes fireworks over the lake (visitlakecharles.org). Downtown Natchitoches becomes a winter wonderland Nov. 18-Jan. 6 when more than 300,000 Christmas lights and 100 riverbank displays are turned on nightly at dusk. Named by USA Today’s Readers’ Choice as “Best Southern Small Town” in 2016, Natchitoches features holiday home tours, a live nativity, reenactments of an 18th-century Christmas, children’s activities, musical entertainment, parades and firework shows that are choreographed to holiday music over the banks of the Cane River (natchitoches.com). The Cenla Christmas Spectacular in Alexandria Dec. 9 is a Christmas variety show in the vein of the Radio City Spectacular in New York City with dance troupes, theatre groups and choirs (lagniappetheatre.com); also check out the live music during Alex Winter Fete Nov. 30-Dec. 2 in downtown Alexandria (alexwinterfete.com). December’s Christmas New Orleans Style (neworleanscvb.com) features Teddy Bear teas, elegant multi-course Reveillon dinners (followyourjoy.com), cooking demonstrations, caroling in Jackson Square and cathedral concerts, plus City Park’s Celebration in the Oaks (neworleanscitypark.com), and ice skating at NOLA ChristmasFest (nolachristmasfest.com). Winners of New Iberia’s “cutest PJs” children’s contest get to ride with Santa on his float during the Dec. 9 Magic on Main Christmas Parade; events include a Christmas-themed breakfast, music, food trucks and the lighting of the Christmas tree (visitiberville.com).


HEALTHY LOUISIANA

Food Faves How to Keep it Healthy by Fritz

Esker

Louisiana is known for its

mouth-watering cuisine. The downside of that is it’s easy to get carried away chowing down on foods that aren’t healthy. How do you find the balance of eating well and living well? Molly Kimball, registered dietitian with Ochsner Fitness Center, offers some tips. n

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Red Beans & Rice

As local specialties go, red beans and rice isn’t bad health-wise. Kimball loves red beans because of the high amounts of protein, fiber and antioxidants. But, the rice can be a problem, try cauliflower rice instead. It has 80 percent fewer carbs and calories. Also, try substituting chicken sausage for pork.

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Fried Chicken

What people stereotypically think of as fried chicken is battered and fried. Kimball says if you fry chicken, but don’t batter, it’s actually much better for you. Popeye’s calls it “blackened tenders.”

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Crawfish

Boiled crawfish are very high in sodium. Kimball suggests sautéing or stir-frying crawfish tails. Also, if you want to make étouffée, try using a vegan, plant-based butter such as Earth Balance.

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Gumbo

If you want a healthier gumbo, try using brown rice flour for the roux. Aside from being a smarter choice, it also provides a finer texture.

You’re only human. It’s OK to splurge every once in a while on the state’s decadent food options. But, you can always work to make it healthier. For example, if you get a fried seafood poor boy, take the top half of the bread off . Kimball says it’s important to ask yourself what “bad” foods are worth it for you. Healthy eating plans with no cheats are usually doomed to fail. “Don’t sweat it on the occasional treat,” Kimball says.

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Cajun Justice

What to get for someone who likes love and laughter

Lafayette native tapped by megabestselling author James Patterson to collaborate on a novel by

“Last Christmas in Paris: A Novel of World War I” by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb, William Morrow Paperbacks, 400 pp., $14.99. An historical novel in letters between a journalist and a soldier.

Amanda Orr

When Tucker Axum, III,

36, submitted his 30-page book proposal outline to the national MasterClass co-author competition, in which the winner would write a novel with one of the most famous authors in the world, he truly didn’t expect to win. He spent $90 on the MasterClass to brush up his writing skills. So when he received a call from James Patterson — the first person to sell 1 million e-books, the man who has had 11 of his books turned into films for both the large and small screen, the writer who co-authored a novel with President Bill Clinton that is due to be released in 2018 — Axum was taken aback. “It was a complete surprise,” says Axum. “There were so many people involved in the competition and it was a very

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“Midwinter Break” by Bernard MacLaverty, W.W. Norton & Company, 208 pp., $24.95. A retired Irish couple go on vacation to Amsterdam and explore their relationship.

talented group. I’m a member of a MasterClass alumnae Facebook group, so I’ve seen their work. The competition was tough.” Though he just moved to Southern California weeks ago and his work takes him around the globe, his whole life is rooted in Louisiana — Lafayette to be specific.

“Drink Dat New Orleans” by Elizabeth Pearce, Countryman Press, 208 pp., $18.95. Plan your next pub-crawl with this funny guide to the best cocktails New Orleans has to offer. Bonus historical trivia!

“I grew up in Lafayette, graduated from Lafayette High School, got my bachelor’s in Criminal Science with a minor in English from UL at Lafayette, worked in the university police department and met my wife in Lafayette — Lafayette is home to me,” says Axum. “I always go back to Lafayette.”

“Don’t Let Go” by Harlan Coben, Dutton, 368 pp., $28. A detective’s girlfriend is presumed dead until 15 years later when her fingerprints show up at the scene of a grisly homicide. A page turner in the truest sense.

“We Are Never Meeting in Real Life: Essays by Samantha Irby,” Vintage, 288 pp., $15.95. Gutbustingly funny observations on American culture filled with universal truths.

“Heating and Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs” by Beth Ann Fennelly, W.W. Norton & Company, 112 pp., $22.95. The author’s life as a woman, mother and writer told in bite-sized pieces.


What to get for teens “Sparks of Light” by Janet B. Taylor, HMH Books for Young Readers, 448 pp., $16.99. Second in a series that’s been hailed as Outlander for teens and young adults which follows Hope Walton, a member of a time-traveling family who races into the past to stop ne’er-do-wells from stealing a dangerous device from Nikola Tesla. “Renegades” by Marissa Meyer, Feiwel & Friends, 576 pp., $19.99. First in a series about a syndicate of prodigies that have established peace where chaos reigned. Nova, a villain seeking to overthrow the Renegades, befriends Adrian, one of her enemies, but maintains her villainous plan. “Long Way Down” by Jason Reynolds, Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, 320 pp., $17.99. A novel that takes place in 60 seconds —the time it takes a kid to decide whether or not he’s going to kill the guy who murdered his brother.

He is coy about his career, divulging only that he is a “criminal investigator for the federal government,” which just lends more credibility to his ability to write a sizzling thriller with James Patterson. So what was the book idea that hooked one of the most prolific, wealthiest and record-breaking authors in the world? “It’s about a secret service agent who is kicked out of the service after a sex scandal,” says Axum. “He takes a routine security job in Japan and finally realizes inner peace through Eastern religion and philosophy. When his twin sister disappears into the seedy underworld of sex trafficking, he must race against the clock to rescue her — introducing his personal brand of Cajun justice to the insular Land of the Rising Sun.” The publish date of the book hasn’t been finalized, but Patterson gave him some crucial writing advice for the next step in the author collaboration process. “He said, ‘I want you to enjoy the experience, so have fun with it,’” says Axum. n

What to get for kids

“50 Cities of the USA” by Gabrielle Balkan and Sol Linero, Wide Eyed Editions, 112 pp., $30.00. A delightfully illustrated kid’s travel guide that features tips, trivia and suggestions for visiting dozens upon dozens of American cities — including New Orleans.

“An Artist’s Night Before Christmas” by Joan Waites, Pelican Publishing Company, Inc., 32 pp., $16.99. The latest in the children’s book series that follows the wildly popular success of Cajun Night Before Christmas.

“The Getaway (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 12)” by Jeff Kinney, Amulet Books, 224 pp., $13.95. The Heffley family attempts to escape a cold winter by vacationing at a tropical island resort. Naturally, sun poisoning, stomach troubles and venomous critters rear their ugly heads in this hilarious book.

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Flour Power New Orleans bread baker Graison Gill spreads the gospel of traditional breadmaking By Jeffrey photos By

Roedel Romero & Romero

If there is magic, it lies not in the

recipe, but in the raw materials and the mighty movement of the maker’s hand. These ingredients are fundamental forces harnessed for an acute, time-honored process, even as myriad results can feel — and taste — infinite. From only flour and water and salt, the baker calls forth bread. “It’s very zen that there’s this beautiful variety in a constant exercise you do every day,” says Graison Gill, the 30-year-old owner of Bellegarde Bakery. Bread is often the first thing we eat in the morning, or at night after a long day. It’s likely the initial offering placed on a table at a restaurant. Unforunately, this regularity can foster a lack of intentional thought about the food that serves as the foundation for “companion,” deriving from the Latin term for “someone you break bread with.” “If you’re served wine, you’ll be told who grew the grapes, where, when it was made and a little about the flavor,” Gill says, “But get served bread, and it’s just ‘here’s bread.’ The thing is, it’s really shitty for restaurants to serve mediocre bread.” Though the Redondo Beach, California native speaks in impassioned, almost spiritual terms when food topics are on offer, he views his work as a craft of diligence rather than an art of freeform expression. “I’m too conservative to be an artist,” Gill says. “I like rules.” In four years, Gill’s grains have spread through Jefferson Parish and into Orleans Parish, with a large portion of his business coming from wholesale purchases by Rouses Market, Whole Foods and area restaurants, including Bacchanal Wine, La Petite Grocery, Compère Lapin and Kenton’s, among many others. Using high-quality, regionally-sourced ingredients like Louisiana-grown wheat

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from Inglewood Farms near Alexandria and coastal Louisiana salt from the McIlhenny Company on Avery Island, a 40-inch stone mill custom made from solid granite, and an overnight refrigerated fermenting process of dough called retarding, loaves are baked fresh every morning. About 5,000 of them roll out of the oven and off into the city from Bellegarde Bakery every week. “Other than the guy that drives the truck, the farmer and the baker are the only people who touch this wheat before it is eaten,” Gill says. It’s late afternoon, “after hours” for the bakery that gets humming at 4 a.m. each day, and Gill is working at his desk in a small room off the main space where massive sacks of flour hang and loaves are formed at a long white table. Lunch was gumbo and crab claws, and the swampy, aromatic remains of both emanate from a stovetop next to a few slices of bread and meet the clean smooth smell of fresh flour saturating the air. Behind Gill is the modest bread pan he baked his first loaf in at home a decade ago soon after moving to New Orleans. It’s filled now with pens and office supplies, a metaphor of his evolution from bread baker at local farmer’s markets and restaurants, to student at the San Francisco Baking Institute, to the founder and CEO of

Q&A What do you enjoy doing when you’re not here at the bakery or connecting with the community through Bellegarde? I have a canoe, and I’ll take that out on the North Shore. I prefer going to Bayou Manchac. What appeals to you about paddling in the wild? I suppose I think of nature as my church, and it’s nothing but a beautiful cathedral over there. It’s best place to go on a boat. We’ve talked about basketball, cards and pool, but I wanted to ask you about backgammon, because that is a much rarer hobby for a young man. I do play more basketball than backgammon these days, but I love the texture of the backgammon: the chips, the dice, the sounds of the game, the board. And I enjoy how it’s a perfect balance between strategy and fate. There are infinite choices in playing the hand that’s dealt you, so to speak. The key is to allow certain angles in order to deny others.

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Q&A Where in New Orleans do you live? I’m in the Marigny and [am] very comfortable there. I love the rest of the city, but I’m one of those people that doesn’t cross Canal [Street] unless there’s something special going on. What are your go-to spots in your neighborhood? I like Faubourg Wines, Mimi’s, Mariza, and Press Street Station very much.

his own bakery. Gill leads a team of a half-dozen full-time employees and five part-time assistants, drivers and shapers at Bellegarde. “Nature is a church, and its rhythm a prayer. The democracy of food, that most basic human right, is the stewardship of our humanity,” Gill pens in the lyrically-milled manifesto anchoring his bakery’s sociallyand environmentally-conscious website filled with a personal travel blog, stirring poetry, food histories and mysteries and of course an order form for Bellegarde’s four made-daily stock varieties: Country Bread, Country Rye, Ciabatta and Fresh Flour. Gill says Bellegarde has been intentionally conservative on growth so far with a fixed focus on quality. He does have his eye on expanding distribution to the North Shore and Baton Rouge soon, though, and bringing more formality and promotion to the small group baking classes he and his staff conduct to share not only their traditional bread-making methods but their passion for eating local in support of smaller regional farms, growers and Louisiana fishermen. “We have this wonderful cuisine but hardly any of it is being made from local ingredients anymore,” Gill says. “That’s the

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hypocrisy I see. Food is a transformation of energy from where it is grown and how it is made. What goes into it is what will come out. That’s why at Bellegarde, we make choices that are best for our bread and for our community.” n

You’re well traveled. Where is the farthest you’ve gone to learn about the craft of bread-making? I’ve spent about a month in Sweden — in some very remote parts of it — and had a most tremendous time there. It’s a gorgeous country, and the people are exceptional in their uniqueness and warmth. They take some time to thaw out, but once they understand you they’re incredibly humble, generous, thoughtful. I think those conservative values translate into their cuisine. Their’s is very simple, salt of the earth food, made with the ingredients found close by there. Much like cuisine used to be in New Orleans.


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art

Russell Whiting Hot Steel and Angels in St. Martin Parish By John R. Kemp

On a warm afternoon in rural

St. Martin Parish sculptor Russell Whiting sits out in his studio putting the final touches on a new work titled “Dreamer.” Scattered around him are scraps of metal slag, tools, acetylene gas tanks and unfinished statues. Comet-like trails of sparks fly as his 5,000-plus-degree torch cuts deep into the hot metal. “My art is the only reason I am alive today,” he says, glancing at his work. “I would have gotten into serious trouble had it not been for art. It’s my life.” Whiting is a gifted artist inspired not by the sugar cane fields that surround his home and studio but by hot steel, angels and the spirits of ancient heroic mythologies that appear like specters in his imagination. The soulfulness of his work often transcends reality and moves viewers to respond in a personal way. “What I love most about Russell Whiting’s sculpture is that over and over again his pieces capture tensions of spiritual balance,” says former Louisiana Poet Laureate Darrell Bourque. “His figures exist in the balance of grace and distress, chaos and order, the world of forms and the world beyond form.” Over the last three decades, the 62-yearold, self-taught artist has gained national recognition for his remarkable life-size and sometimes larger than life welded steel sculpture that have won awards and appeared in shows across North America from Montreal to California. His list of commissioned work includes a full-size steel buffalo for New Orleans art benefactor William Goldring and a nine-foot-tall steel rooster for the E. & J. Gallo winerys in California. Gallo is Italian for “rooster.” Another dramatic work depicts the Greek mythological winged “Icarus” that now stands perched over the Tennessee River in Chattanooga’s River Gallery Sculpture Gardens. Closer to home, Whiting’s 24-foot-tall, 5,000-pound steel statue “Man Conquers Chair” stood on Poydras Street

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in New Orleans from 2012 to 2014 as part of the Helis Foundation’s Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition. He is currently making a life-size statue of the proclaimed father of Zydeco music Amédé Ardoin for the St. Landry Parish Visitors Center at I-49 north of Opelousas. The creative incubator for his art is located on five secluded, wooded acres east of Breaux Bridge where Whiting lives with his wife Michelle Vallot, a retired federal public defender, and founder-operator of Zydeco Foods. Their house, set in a large garden with a pond, rusting sugar kettles, round millstones, and his statues, is itself a work of

art built in the 1960s by landscape architect Russell Dupuis. Outside, Whiting has a large open-air studio that could easily be mistaken for an industrial metal fabrication shop. Whiting’s journey to acclaim and to this little corner of the Acadiana is a classical existential story of self-destructive choices and self-redemption. Born in 1955 in Bastrop, Texas, at 16, his mother shipped the restless young Russell off to New Orleans to live with his sister and her husband. Two years later, twisted fate changed his life forever. Whiting killed a man in a fight when he tried to stop the older man from beating a woman.


Russell Whiting of Breaux Bridge, La., is inspired not by the sugar cane fields that surround his home but by hot steel, angels and the spirits of ancient heroic deities. Just as painters use brushes, paints and canvases, Whiting uses oxy-acetylene torches to carve graceful figures from three-inch steel plates salvaged from local scrap yards.

Exhibitions and Events Through Nov. 12

Covington Three Rivers Art Festival. This two-day arts festival features all media from artists across the South. Nov. 11-12, Downtown Covington. 985-327-9797, threeriversartfestival.com. Through Dec. 7

Lake Charles McNeese State University, Shearman Fine Arts Center Annex’s Grand Gallery, “Annual Faculty Show,” features work by McNeese State University art faculty held in conjunction with the citywide Annual Gallery Promenade 2017. 4205 Ryan St., 337-475-5060, mcneese.edu/visualarts. Through Dec. 30

Lake Charles Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center, “150 Years of Lake Charles.” Exhibition featuring the history of Lake Charles, 1001 Ryan St., 337-436-9588, cityoflakecharles.com. Through Jan. 7, 2018

Shreveport

“I knew her and had never seen that kind of behavior,” he says. “It freaked me out, no one else was going to do anything so I felt like I couldn’t abandon her. I was a peaceful hippie but things just got out of control, I was 18.” He was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 12 years in prison. In 1981, he received parole after serving eight years at Angola and correctional facilities in Pineville and Dequincy. During his prison stretch, Whiting took college courses, taught himself mathematics, studied art and learned how to weld. He also enjoyed carving small wooden figures that he gave to other inmates. Upon release, Whiting went on to good-paying welding jobs in shipyards in South Louisiana and offshore drilling rigs. When those jobs dried up, he moved on to other shipyards along the Gulf Coast. Then in 1986, he was in trouble again, this time in Georgia where he was convicted of possessing LSD. Facing a 20-year

sentence, Whiting knew he had to change his life. He remembered a man who made a living selling his pottery at art fairs across the South. Whiting decided that when he got out of prison, he would hit the art circuit with his woodcarvings. That opportunity came sooner than he planned. In 1987 he was paroled after serving just one year, when Georgia’s governor launched a crusade to clear the prisons to make room for DWI convictions. Free again, Whiting returned to Louisiana to live with his sister and husband in New Iberia. There he launched his new life and career, selling his carvings at art shows. Along the way, he came across an artist cutting out steel figures and realized that he could create art with the welding skills he learned in prison and honed in the shipyards. Beginning in 1990 he was back on the circuit with his “carved” steel art that not only sold but impressed gallery owners who offered to represent him.

R.W. Norton Art Gallery, “From Alaska to Zimbabwe: Don Edwards Paints the Wild Side.” Exhibition features the work of naturalist/artist Don Edwards and his wildlife paintings from across North America to Kenya and South Africa, 4747 Creswell Ave., 318-8654201, rwnaf.org. Through Jan. 20, 2018

Alexandria

Alexandria Museum of Art, “Refining & Defining a Nation: From Impressionism to Regionalism.” Through historic paintings borrowed from museums across the nation, this exhibition explores how late 19th and early 20th century American artists visually defined rural and urban America. 933 Second St., 318-443-3458, themuseum.org.


Exhibitions and Events Through Jan. 27, 2018

Lafayette

Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, “Lin Emery: A Movement, 1957-2017.” Features the art and career of New Orleansbased sculptor Lin Emery, who gained international acclaim for her graceful kinetic sculpture inspired by the coastal breezes and currents of the Mississippi River, 710 East St. Mary Blvd., 337-482-0811, hilliardmuseum.org. Through feb. 4, 2018

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Since that time, Whiting has developed a painterly style of cutting and working steel unlike anyone else. Just as painters use brushes, paints and canvases, Whiting uses oxy-acetylene torches to carve graceful figures and mythological deities from three-inch steel plates that he purchases at local salvage yards. Each project begins with a concept either drawn from his imagination or commissioned. “These images are all in my head,” he says. “When I was a kid, I went to the cinema all the time. I was always in a fantasy world. When I got to prison, they were the figures I thought of most. I would escape to those times and places.” Once Whiting has a concept, he cuts out a series of silhouettes of that design in three-inch steel plates. He then layers one over the other and welds those layers into a single block. Next he uses his torch to carve the image from the metal block. He describes the process as a “fusion of classicism and contemporary execution.” To achieve that fusion, he lets the torch decide what the finished work will look like. “It’s like magic,” he says. “There’s nothing like the torch.” Thinking back over his troubled early life and his successful art career, Whiting notes the irony of having his art stand among 14 other nationally renowned sculptors in the Helis Foundation’s 2012 Poydras exhibition. “At one time I was in Orleans Parish Prison,” he says, gazing into the garden. “Now I have ‘Man Conquers Chair’ on Poydras, standing victorious. I made it back. I’m OK now.” For more information about Whiting, visit whitingsculpture.com n

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art, “Photonola Currents 2017.” This annual show features the work of 15 contemporary photographers who are members of the New Orleans Photo Alliance, opens Dec. 7, 925 Camp St., 504-539-9650, ogdenmuseum.org Through Feb. 4, 2018

Baton Rouge Louisiana Art & Science Museum, “Alyce Simon: Atomic Art.” Exhibition explores New York artist Alyce Simon’s radical art work created with the use of a particle accelerator, 100 River Road South, 225-3445272, lasm.org. Through Feb. 11, 2018

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Whiting is a gifted, selftaught artist who has been on a remarkable journey of self-redemption through art. Over the last three decades, he has gained national recognition for his remarkable life-size and sometimes larger than life welded steel sculptures that have won awards and appeared in shows across North America.

LSU Museum or Art, “Broken Time: Sculpture by Martin Payton.” Features local artist Martin Payton’s steel sculpture inspired by New Orleans jazz musicians and the influences African musical traditions. Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 225-389-7200, lsumoa.org. Through Feb. 25, 2018

New Orleans Prospect New Orleans, “Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp.” This citywide art show, billed as one the nation’s largest triennial art exhibitions, features artwork by 73 local, national and international artists from 25 countries. opens Nov.18, prospectneworleans.org.


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Ranch Redux Aron Biedenharn Coates renews a Baton Rouge ranch style house with a midcentury modern vibe By Lee Cutrone Photos by Craig Macaluso

In 2007, Aron Coates was living in

an eclectic 1920s cottage, but longing for a midcentury modern home. When a realtor friend called with a late 1950s, early 1960s ranch house, Coates jumped at the chance to make it her own. “I had researched and read about midcentury modern homes,” says Coates, a Monroe native whose great, great, greatgrandfather, Joseph Biedenharn, was the first person to bottle Coca Cola in 1894 (in 1925, the Biedenharn family also provided the seed money for Delta Airlines, then a crop dusting business, to become a passenger airline). “When I saw this house, I was ready to roll.” With three young children to raise, she converted the carport into an office space and a playroom for the kids. She also turned to design consultant Katherine Starr for decorating help. In addition to being longtime friends of Coates’s family, Starr and her husband live in a classic midcentury modern house in Metairie. Coates was confident that she and Starr would be simpatico collaborators. “I knew I didn’t have to communicate what I wanted,” says Coates. “I knew whatever [Katherine] liked, I’d like.” As the trickle-down cousins of midcentury modern homes, ranch houses often have the clean, low-slung lines that fans of modernism like, but lack some of the stronger details associated with modernist design. Coates and Starr worked on tweaking the house so that the background elements were in sync with the aesthetics of the era. Since bringing the outdoors in was an important part of midcentury modern architecture, for instance, they added lighting around the pool to make it visible from inside the house at night. They also added midcentury style sconces to both interior and exterior of the house. “Lighting really makes or breaks the vibe of a period house,” says Starr.

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The kitchen had already been renovated with contemporary materials and clean lines by previous owners. Starr and Coates continued the pale aqua of the backsplash in the family room that is directly opposite the kitchen. The sizeable island topped with stainless steel doubles as an informal place where the family of four can dine. The swivel stools are from Chiasso.

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(Below) A vintage amber lamp set the direction for the colors in the dining room. Table by Capellini, white leather chairs by DWR, amber colored chairs from Ligne Roset. (Left) Coates renewed a vintage tufted leather bar and stools with chalk paint. (Right) Aron Coates, wearing a vintage dress from her late grandmother. (Bottom) The living room is furnished with contemporary and vintage. Chocolate brown sofa by B&B Italia, Jonathan Adler screen, vintage Barcelona chairs from Renaissance Interiors in Metairie, cowhide rug from 2Modern, sculpture by Allen Wynn purchased at d.o.c.s., floor lamp from DWR. The piano from a Baptist Church, was purchased at an LSU piano sale.

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With retro movies, photos and books for inspiration, the two brought in a mix of atomic age furnishings with space-age lines, cheeky Austin Powers-like pieces from the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, and high-end contemporary European pieces from the likes of B&B Italia and Phiippe Starck. A vintage lamp with an amber-colored base set the direction for the color palette, which includes warm golden tones and rich chocolate brown. Cooler tones of aqua were drawn from the backsplash in the kitchen, which had already been renovated by previous owners. Coates and Starr found most of the décor during shopping trips to Houston, New Orleans and Baton Rouge as well as online. “Vintage resale shops were a big inspiration,” says Starr. “We wanted all the midcentury modern pieces we could find.” Coates, who spent time in Southern California and acted in movies, commercials and theater before becoming a registered nurse, also found inspiration in the iconic modernist homes of the Hollywood Hills. More recently, a connection to the local film industry even led her to

open her home to industry insiders and actors, who have responded to its Hollywood Rat Pack-era look. Several A-list celebrities have rented the home while filming in the area. Standout items in the home include a vintage white piano from a Baptist Church, a pair of vintage Barcelona chairs with worn leather, a new fire orb that calls to mind the Jetsons, ball and chain curtains and a bubble chair that hangs from the ceiling. Pieces that had become lackluster with age, including a midcentury bar and stools on the patio, were repurposed with high gloss car enamel or white chalk paint. Coates and Starr also worked to make the house a comfortable, family friendly place where the children, ages 13, 15 and 17, enjoy congregating with their friends. Last spring, they refurbished the yard with new and vintage furnishings and a Palm Springs-style succulent garden. “The area around the pool was so visible from the inside that we needed to continue that flow of living spaces and vignettes,” says Starr. “It’s great. I can be cooking in the kitchen and look straight out the door to the pool and keep an eye on everyone. We love it.” n

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traditionally louisiana Holiday festivals, food and family rituals to celebrate the season By Cheré Coen

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ax Burgdorf wanted to add some Christmas cheer to his hometown of Natchitoches, so in 1927 the superintendent of utilities strung together a “Star of the East” display with 10-watt Christmas tree bulbs and placed it on the banks of Cane River Lake across from Front Street. Charles Solomon, the city’s chief electrical inspector, later built a larger star and more displays. Over time, this small Natchitoches Christmas Festival grew to one of the largest and oldest holiday celebrations in the country. Today, the annual event stretches from the lighting of the more than 300,000 bulbs and 100 river bank displays on Nov. 18 to the Epiphany of Jan. 6, 2018. The main festival day with parade, pageantry and fireworks is always the first Saturday in December, but fireworks continue every Saturday night, along with subsidiary celebrations. “We’ve got it down pat when it comes to celebrating the holidays,” said Arlene Gould, executive director of the Natchitoches Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau. “It’s grown so much that it’s now a six-week festival of lights.” The Natchitoches Christmas Festival remains one of many special ways to celebrate the holidays in Louisiana. From all corners of our unique and diverse state, residents ring in the holidays with trademark joie de vivre.

Christmas on the water

W Holiday parades don’t have to roll. In South Louisiana, the festivities take to the water as well. Lake Charles lights up the body of water that gives the city its name on Dec. 3 with the annual Light Up the Lake Christmas Festival. The all-day festival includes carriage rides, Santa’s workshop, concerts and a parade through town, concluding with the Lighted Boat Parade on the lake and followed by fireworks. Over in Delcambre, residents have been decorating their shrimp boats for Christmas for years, celebrating the holidays with the annual Delcambre Christmas Boat Parade. The fun begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Delcambre Docks, with fireworks to follow.


Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights

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For almost three decades, eight north Louisiana cities have geared up to celebrate the holidays in the annual Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights. On the Interstate 20 corridor there’s Shreveport, Bossier City, Minden, Monroe and West Monroe. Heading south on Interstate 49, Natchitoches, Alexandria and Pineville are part of the tour. Each city has something distinctive to offer. Minden, for instance, honors its German heritage with the Fasching Fifth Season Festival on Nov. 18, what locals call a German Mardi Gras. The town brings out German food, music and a Hof Brauhouse, or beer garden, with fireworks at dusk, in addition to kicking off the Old World Christmas Lights Spectacular. Visitors are also offered free admission to the Germantown Colony Museum and the Dorcheat Historical Museum. On the first Saturday of December, West Monroe offers a unique twist to the holiday parade with the annual Redneck Parade, which doubles as a fundraiser for children in need. Participants pay fees and donate toys for the chance to enter a float, crazy big-wheeled trucks and other decorated vehicles. “It’s not your typical Christmas parade,” said Sheila M. Snow, vice president of communications for the Monroe-West Monroe Convention and Visitors Bureau. Shreveport’s activities include “Christmas in Roseland,” where the 60-acre park sponsored by the American Rose Society is filled with thousands of lights, massive community Christmas cards, carolers, train rides and more, while the Alexandria Zoo lights up its animal acreage for the Holiday Light Safari, held each weekend and the week prior to Christmas Eve.

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Holiday traditions

W When Lori Leger of Kinder decided to leave home for Christmas, she headed to Chicot State Park near Ville Platte for her family’s early Christmas celebrations. The first year she rented the “Conservation Lodge,” one that former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards used for private parties, said Leger, who writes Louisianabased romance novels. The lodge offered a screened-in porch and a wharf to the lake, but Leger discovered there were no bedrooms, just one living area with beds. The following year she rented a cabin with enough bedrooms but only one bath for her 14 guests. “After that I started renting two deluxe cabins on the water with a connecting deck and wharf, and a total of four bedrooms and two baths,” she said. “We’ve had some fabulous Christmases at those cabins, but none more memorable than that first one.” The year she rented the lodge, it was infested with ladybugs that were visiting Louisiana for the holidays. “To this day when I see a ladybug I think of that Christmas,” Leger said. When Camille Pugh Copeland of Lafayette was a child, she and her family would drive to her grandparents’ home in Denham Springs the weekend before Christmas, joining with her father’s sisters and cousins for holiday meals, Christmas carols on the piano and the cutting of a Christmas tree. “The family group would gather and, led by Uncle Cullen Valentine, off we’d go to the woods,” Copeland recalled. “Cullen worked for the Forestry Department and knew where we could cut down a Christmas tree. We were all piled into cars and would stop at a spot in the woods where Cullen thought we would find a suitable tree. Usually the weather was cold, so the adults would sip brandy and sometimes sit on a wooden bridge, swinging their legs and singing merrily while we kids romped and explored.” The “Christmas Tree Hunts” continued for years, Copeland said, even when her grandparents were gone and the older cousins married and moved out of state. “My two brothers, their children, grandchildren and cousins along with our children and grandchildren plus George Pugh, the patriarch of the Pughs, still gather on the Sunday before Christmas for ‘The Pugh Party,’” she says. “We renew and review our lives and share the blessings of the Christmas season. The tradition is too good to let go.”


Holiday Foods

W Nothing says the holidays in a state known for its food than specialty dishes served up once a year. Alex Treadway now lives in Washington, D.C., but he remembers the New Orleans Christmases of his youth with great fondness. “We’d come home from school and knew immediately that the season was upon us,” Treadway says. “There was the enormous pot to begin constructing a large batch of fruitcakes. My mom spent a month chopping up all the crystalized fruit and nuts and every day adding more booze into the batch, waving the lid as she poured so we could all smell the goodness and dream of the day to come when she finished the baking.” Treadway’s mother would place a large ceramic jar in the shape of Santa’s head on the counter, soon to be filled with holiday goodness, he said. “Eventually my mom would spend a day with her beloved aunt Marcelle and make batches upon batches of rich, creamy pralines about the size of a cookie and individually wrapped in ‘silver foil,’” he explained. “The day the pralines appeared in Santa’s head was one of my favorite days of the year. Some might wonder why it wasn’t Christmas day — but to me that day rarely lived up to my imagination. But my mom’s pralines always did. They were just that good. So, to me the height of the holiday season was the day the pralines appeared in Santa’s head, sitting in my mom’s kitchen smelling the big pot of boozy fruit cake mix while eating those wonderful pralines and dreaming of the Christmas day ahead.” At Thanksgiving, author Charlie Spillers, a native of Baton Rouge, recalled enjoying the dishes his mother learned from her Cajun family. “Instead of turkey, our family Thanksgiving dinners in Louisiana consisted of large pots of chicken, sausage and seafood gumbo, potato salad, French bread, and wine,” he said. “In addition, it was a tradition that my uncles would fry turkeys for Thanksgiving. The night before they would burn large wood fires under big cast iron pots of cooking oil next to Big Alabama Bayou in St. Landry Parish. They would pass around a bottle of whiskey during the night and when the bottle was empty they knew the cooking oil was just right for frying turkeys.”

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Ford Sutter admits he never forgets about the reality of a once-lifethreatening condition, because it is reaffirmed by the faint hitch in his walk and the irritation of where prosthetic leg meets amputated leg. His sense of humor as strong as ever, the 20-something financial advisor jokes, “Flat ground is my best friend.” His laughter is chased by solace in knowing that while the road ahead will never be smooth and easy, at least he still gets to travel it.

Americans annually. Roughly half of those diagnosed don’t survive. Intense treatment occurred for the next year, which included limb salvage surgery. Afterward, though, Sutter developed a staph infection in his right leg. On Oct. 1, 2003, Sutter became an above-the-knee amputee. “It was emotionally stressful, because everyone thinks they’re Superman at that time,” Sutter says. “It was interesting to see my friends’ reaction and my family’s

breaking in a newly bought baseball glove — working it in, using mitt oil to soften the firm leather. Every evening, Sutter massaged the area where socket and skin connect to cope with the natural friction. He still employs the practice. Maintenance is now a way of life. Something small like gaining three to five pounds, or consuming too much sodium can create complications. The socket on his prosthesis usually needs replacement every year, and the robotic

STEP-BY-STEP A post-operation infection from pediatric bone cancer cost New Orleanian Ford Sutter his right leg, but it hasn’t prevented him from moving on By William Kalec | Portrait by Romero & romero

In 2002, Sutter was an 8th-grade boy like any other when he was diagnosed with pediatric bone cancer in his right leg. The problem first surfaced during a soccer tournament in Hammond. Sutter felt a “pop” in his knee, but continued to play through the discomfort. Two weeks later, the pain intensified. Six months after that, Sutter couldn’t walk. Originally believed to be a lateral meniscus tear, Sutter went to see a specialist at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans. After a series of tests — biopsy, CT scan, bone scan — doctors told Sutter they found osteosarcoma (bone cancer), a rare condition that afflicts approximately 3,000

reactions, because I was always the one doing sports and always on-the-go, and then to have that happen really altered not only my life, but also a lot of who I was at the time — so you’re not quite sure how to deal with that. “I had a really tough time, just because I was doing what it took to survive. I just took things one chemo at a time. But yes, it was a lot of loss because I was always an able-bodied kid.” Within a week post-amputation, Sutter was standing on his prosthetic leg and bearing weight, fighting through the pain of fresh stitches and sutures. The process of adapting to this new reality he equates to

knee and foot every three years. Currently, the knee outfitted for Sutter (the high-tech Rheo Knee 3, made by Ossur) features a microprocessor control that learns his natural gait pattern, thus providing optimal stability and safety on various terrains and surfaces. “Most of my friends who know me, don’t even recognize me as an amputee now,” Sutter says. “And since this all happened, that was a goal to be viewed as an equal. I still have my tough days but if you put your mind to it, you can get through it. Yes, I have to get around the world differently than most people, but you can get through it.”


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Allergy and Immunology Sami L. Bahna LSU Health Shreveport Allergy and Immunology Clinic Women’s and Children’s Clinic Bldg, 1st Fl 1602 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-7625 Benjamin Buell Close Louisiana Allergy and Asthma Specialists 201 Pecan Park Ave. Alexandria, LA 71303 Phone: 318-445-6221 Carolyn Beach Daul Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Associates 2005 Veterans Blvd., 7th Fl Metairie, LA 70002 Phone: 504-885-2121 W. Edward Davis III Ochsner Health System Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness 1401 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-6742 Jane M. S. El-Dahr Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane Pediatric Specialty Clinic Section of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 501 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253 Luis R. Espinoza LSU Healthcare Network Gravier Multi-Specialty Clinic Section of Rheumatology 2025 Gravier St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-412-1517 L. Ben Gaudin Allergy Asthma and Sinus Center 7968 Goodwood Blvd Baton Rouge, LA 70806 Phone: 225-923-3283 Robert Douglas Haydel, Jr. Haydel Asthma and Allergy Clinic 4752 Hwy 311, Ste. 108 Houma, LA 70360 Phone: 985-857-8271

Prem Kumar Menon Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Center 5217 Flanders Dr Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-766-6931 Kenneth Paris Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Division of Allergy and Immunology 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9589 Ricardo U. Sorensen Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Division of Allergy and Immunology 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9589 Laurianne G. Wild Tulane Medical Center Tulane Lung Center 1415 Tulane Ave., 7th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-8600 Michael Francis Zambie Allergy and Asthma Clinic 909 N 3rd St. Monroe, LA 71201 Phone: 318-322-5555

Anesthesiology Todd C. Ackal Lafayette General Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1214 Coolidge Blvd Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-289-7991 Thomas Anzalone St. Tammany Parish Hospital Department of Anesthesiology 1202 S Tyler St. Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-898-4431 David M. Broussard Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3755 Eric H. Busch Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3755 Joseph T. Crapanzano, Jr. East Jefferson Pain Management 4320 Houma Blvd., 6th Fl Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-503-4109 Son M. Dang Baton Rouge General Medical Center - Mid City Department of Anesthesiology 3600 Florida Blvd Baton Rouge, LA 70806 Phone: 225-387-7000 Emilie Donaldson Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3755

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Bryan M. Evans Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3755 Jason B. Falterman Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3755 Timothy David Faul Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 4801 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: 337-470-2966 H. Jerrel Fontenot Jefferson Ambulatory Surgery Center 2701 Lake Villa Dr Metairie, LA 70002 Phone: 504-274-3100 Kerwin J. Fontenot Lafayette General Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1214 Coolidge Blvd Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-289-7846 Donald Robert Ganier, Jr. Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3755 Joseph (Ted) Gillespie Conservative Medical Management 1103 Kaliste Saloom Rd, Ste. 202 Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: 337-269-6335 Richard J. Grisoli North Oaks Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 15790 Paul Vega MD Dr Hammond, LA 70403 Phone: 985-345-2700 Stuart R. Hart Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3755 John Frederick Heaton Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Anesthesiology 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9456 Lex Hubbard Willis-Knighton Pierremont Health Center Department of Anesthesiology 1811 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-797-1743 Alan David Kaye LSU Health Sciences Center Department of Anesthesiology 1542 Tulane Ave., Ste. 656 New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-568-2319

Carl A. Mayeaux Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center North Shore Department of Anesthesiology 100 Medical Center Dr Slidell, LA 70461 Phone: 504-842-3755 Austin Guy Phillips, Jr. Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3755 James Riopelle LSU Health Sciences Center Department of Anesthesiology 1542 Tulane Ave., Ste. 659 New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-568-2319 Melissa Russo Ochsner Health System Ochsner Baptist - A Campus of Ochsner Medial Center Section of Obstetric Anesthesiology 2700 Napoleon Ave. New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-842-3755 Robin B. Stedman Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3755 W. David Sumrall III Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3755 Leslie C. Thomas Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3755 T. Michael Truxillo Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3755 Leo D. Verlander Lafayette General Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1214 Coolidge Blvd Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-289-7846 Patrick Houstoun Waring The Pain Intervention Center 701 Metairie Rd, Unit 2A310 Metairie, LA 70005 Phone: 504-455-2225

Cardiovascular Disease Richard P. Abben Cardiovascular Institute of the South 225 Dunn St. Houma, LA 70360 Phone: 985-876-0300

Freddy Michel Abi-Samra Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4135 Murtuza J. Ali LSU Healthcare Network St. Charles Multi-Specialty Clinic Section of Cardiology 3700 Saint Charles Ave., 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-412-1520

Fortune Anthony Dugan East Jefferson General Hospital East Jefferson Cardiology Consultants 4200 Houma Blvd., 2nd Fl Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-454-4170 Clement C. Eiswirth Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Heart Transplant Clinic 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4721

Stuart L. Blum Pierremont Cardiology 1811 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Ste. 210 Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-212-3858

Peter S. Fail Cardiovascular Institute of the South 225 Dunn St. Houma, LA 70360 Phone: 985-876-0300

Roland J. Bourgeois, Jr. East Jefferson Cardiovascular Specialists 4224 Houma Blvd., Ste. 500 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-455-0842

Carl Patrick Fastabend Imperial Health The Vein Center 711 Dr Michael DeBakey Dr., Ste. 100 Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-312-8346

Patrick C. Breaux Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4135 Mark M. Cassidy Tulane University Heart and Vascular Institute 4201 Woodland Dr., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70131 Phone: 504-378-5080 Kenneth C. Civello Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Louisiana Cardiology Associates Medical Plaza 2 7777 Hennessy Blvd., Ste. 1000 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-767-3900 Tyrone Jean Collins Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3727 Ivory Crittendon Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center for Children Section of Pediatric Cardiology 1315 Jefferson Hwy., 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-5200 N. Joseph Deumite Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Louisiana Cardiology Associates Medical Plaza 2 7777 Hennessy Blvd., Ste. 1000 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-767-3900

Daniel T. Fontenot Baton Rouge Cardiology Center 5231 Brittany Dr Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-769-0933 Robert John Freedman, Jr. Freedman Memorial Cardiology 3311 Prescott Rd, Ste. 112 Alexandria, LA 71301 Phone: 318-767-0960 Yvonne E. Gilliland Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Metairie John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute 2005 Veterans Memorial Blvd., 8th Fl Metairie, LA 70002 Phone: 504-842-4168 Richard Millard Gilmore Imperial Health Cardiovascular Specialists 501 Dr Michael DeBakey Dr., 3rd Fl Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-312-8281 Henry Gorman Hanley Freedman Memorial Cardiology 3311 Prescott Rd, Ste. 112 Alexandria, LA 71301 Phone: 318-767-0960 William Haynie, Jr. Advanced Cardiovascular Specialists Medical Office Bldg, Ste. 112 1453 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-222-3695 Robert C. Hendel Tulane Medical Center Tulane University Heart and Vascular Institute 1415 Tulane Ave., 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-944-6113


James Stephen Jenkins Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3727 Carl Joseph Lavie, Jr. Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4135 Thierry H. Le Jemtel Tulane Medical Center Cardiac Transplant and Advanced Heart Failure Clinic 1415 Tulane Ave., 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-2096 Paul A. LeLorier LSU Healthcare Network St. Charles Multi-Specialty Clinic Section of Cardiology 3700 Saint Charles Ave., 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-412-1520 Leslie Wayne Levenson West Jefferson Heart Clinic of Louisiana 1111 Medical Center Blvd., Ste. N613 Marrero, LA 70072 Phone: 504-349-6800 Stacy Mandras Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Heart Transplant Clinic 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4721 James Jude McKinnie Jefferson Electrophysiology 4224 Houma Blvd., Ste. 300 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-503-6188 Gary D. Menszer East Jefferson General Hospital East Jefferson Cardiology Consultants 4200 Houma Blvd., 2nd Fl Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-454-4170 Richard Virgil Milani Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4135 Nicholas D. Pappas East Jefferson Cardiovascular Specialists 4224 Houma Blvd., Ste. 500 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-455-0842 Hamang M. Patel Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Heart Transplant Clinic 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4721

Rajan A. Patel Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3727 A. Craig Pearce Cenla Family Medicine Associates 1587 N Bolton Ave. Alexandria, LA 71303 Phone: 318-443-8090 Stephen Robert Ramee Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3727 Andrew Peter Rees Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Louisiana Cardiology Associates Medical Plaza 2 7777 Hennessy Blvd., Ste. 1000 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-767-3900 J. P. Reilly Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3727 Sangeeta Shah Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4135 Frank Wilson Smart LSU Healthcare Network St. Charles Multi-Specialty Clinic Section of Cardiology 3700 Saint Charles Ave., 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-412-1520 David Warren Snyder East Jefferson General Hospital East Jefferson Cardiology Consultants 4200 Houma Blvd., 2nd Fl Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-454-4170 Neeraj Tandon Overton Brooks VA Medical Center Division of Cardiology 510 E Stoner Ave. Shreveport, LA 71101 Phone: 318-990-5296 Gregory D. Tilton East Jefferson Cardiovascular Specialists 4224 Houma Blvd., Ste. 500 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-455-0842

Michael C. Turner Imperial Health Cardiovascular Specialists 600 Dr Michael DeBakey Dr Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-436-3813 Hector Osvaldo Ventura Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Heart Transplant Clinic 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4721 Christopher James White Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3727 King White Memorial Medical Group Heart and Vascular Center 1717 Oak Park Blvd., 2nd Fl Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-494-3278 Alaa H. Younes Freedman Memorial Cardiology 3311 Prescott Rd, Ste. 112 Alexandria, LA 71301 Phone: 318-767-0960

Colon and Rectal Surgery Louis R. Barfield Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Baton Rouge Colon Rectal Associates 7777 Hennessy Blvd., Ste. 206 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-767-8997 David E. Beck Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4060 Richard Byrd Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Baton Rouge Colon Rectal Associates 7777 Hennessy Blvd., Ste. 206 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-767-8997 Kenneth John Champagne Colon and Rectal Clinic of Acadiana 1103 W University Ave. Lafayette, LA 70506 Phone: 337-233-0219 Jeffrey Farrow Griffin Colon and Rectal Surgery Associates 3100 Galleria Dr., Ste. 303 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-456-5108 William Reid Grimes Colon and Rectal Associates 1811 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Ste. 430 Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-424-8373

David A. Margolin Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4060 Guy R. Orangio LSU Healthcare Network St. Charles Multi-Specialty Clinic Section of Colorectal Surgery 3700 Saint Charles Ave., 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-412-1520 Jennifer D. Silinsky Colon and Rectal Surgery Associates 3100 Galleria Dr., Ste. 303 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-456-5108 Michael D. Stratton Colon and Rectal Associates 1811 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Ste. 430 Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-424-8373 Herschel D. Vargas Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4060 Charles B. Whitlow Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4060

Critical Care Medicine Gregory Jacob Ardoin The Lung Center 201 4th St, Ste. 1A Alexandria, LA 71301 Phone: 318-769-5864 John Areno Overton Brooks VA Medical Center Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 510 E Stoner Ave. Shreveport, LA 71101 Phone: 318-221-8411 Stephen P. Brierre LSU Healthcare Network Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 8585 Picardy Ave., Ste. 313 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-381-2755 Steven Allen Conrad LSU Health Shreveport Department of Emergency Medicine 1501 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-6885 Bennett Paul DeBoisblanc University Medical Center New Orleans Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Center 2000 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-702-5700

Richard J. Grisoli North Oaks Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 15790 Paul Vega MD Dr Hammond, LA 70403 Phone: 985-345-2700 Ronald F. Hammett Glenwood Pulmonary Specialists 102 Thomas Rd, Ste. 107 West Monroe, LA 71291 Phone: 318-329-8479 Robert Cary Holladay LSU Health Shreveport Pulmonary Clinic Ambulatory Care Center, 2nd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-813-2500 Stephen Phillips Kantrow Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 9th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4055 Stuart J. Lebas Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Critical Care Medicine Service Medical Plaza 1 7777 Hennessy Blvd., Ste. 701 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-765-5864 Carol M. Mason LSU Healthcare Network Kenner Multi-Specialty Clinic Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 200 W Esplanade Ave., Ste. 701 Kenner, LA 70065 Phone: 504-412-1705 Shawn Arlen Milligan Overton Brooks VA Medical Center Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 510 E Stoner Ave. Shreveport, LA 71101 Phone: 318-221-8411 Bobby D. Nossaman Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3755 Thomas Gerard Nuttli East Jefferson General Hospital Pulmonary Services 4200 Houma Blvd., 3rd Fl Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-503-5205 Mohammad Zohair Pirzadah Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Critical Care Medicine Service Medical Plaza 1 7777 Hennessy Blvd., Ste. 701 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-765-5864 Jairo I. Santanilla Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 9th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4055

L. Keith Scott LSU Health Shreveport Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine 1501 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-6094 Leonardo Seoane Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Pulmonology, Lung Transplant and Critical Care 1514 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4400 James Garland Smith, Jr. St. Francis Medical Center Hospitalist Group 309 Jackson St. Monroe, LA 71201 Phone: 318-966-4541 David E. Taylor Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 9th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4055 Ben Frank Thompson III Pulmonary Associates of Southwest Louisiana 2770 3rd Ave., Ste. 110 Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-494-2750 Brad D. Vincent Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Critical Care Medicine Service Medical Plaza 1 7777 Hennessy Blvd., Ste. 701 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-765-5864 Arvind Yertha North Oaks Pulmonology North Oaks Clinic Bldg, Ste. 401 15813 Paul Vega MD Dr Hammond, LA 70403 Phone: 985-230-1580

Dermatology Erin E. Boh Tulane Medical Center Dermatology Clinic 1415 Tulane Ave., 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-1700 David John Clemons Dermatology and Skin Surgery 9007 Ellerbe Rd Shreveport, LA 71106 Phone: 318-222-3278 William Patrick Coleman III 4425 Conlin St. Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-455-3180 Michael Eddie Cormier Dermatology Associates 2000 Tybee Ln Lake Charles, LA 70605 Phone: 337-433-7272 Mara A. Haseltine Poole Dermatology 111 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Ste. 406 Metairie, LA 70005 Phone: 504-838-8225

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Elizabeth Innes McBurney Dermasurgery Center 1245 Camellia Blvd., Ste. 300 Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: 337-839-2773 Tom Joffre Meek, Jr. Dermatology Clinic 5326 O’Donovan Dr Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-769-7546 Julie Mermilliod Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Dermatology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 11th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3940 Jeffrey C. Poole Poole Dermatology 111 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Ste. 406 Metairie, LA 70005 Phone: 504-838-8225 Jack Selwyn Resneck Dermatology and Skin Surgery 9007 Ellerbe Rd Shreveport, LA 71106 Phone: 318-222-3278

Patrick L. McGauly LSU Health Shreveport Department of Emergency Medicine 1501 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-6885 Erik Sundell Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine 1516 Jefferson Hwy., 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3460

Endocrinology and Metabolism Samuel Andrews Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 9th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4023

Nicole E. Rogers Hair Restoration of the South Galleria Medical Bldg, Ste. 201 3100 Galleria Dr Metairie, LA 70005 Phone: 504-315-4247

Vivian Andrew Fonseca Tulane Multispecialty Clinic Downtown Section of Endocrinology 275 LaSalle St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5030

Robert Winn Romero Dermatology and Allergy Clinic of South Louisiana 4212 W Congress St, Ste. 2300 Lafayette, LA 70506 Phone: 337-981-7546

Jolene K. Johnson Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Endocrinology 5428 O’Donovan Dr., Ste. C Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-300-1076

Peter W. Simoneaux Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Dermatology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 11th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3940

Steven Neil Levine LSU Health Shreveport Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism 1501 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71103 Phone: 318-675-5960

Emergency Medicine Jeffery A. Baker Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3460 Steven Allen Conrad LSU Health Shreveport Department of Emergency Medicine 1501 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-6885 Liza DiLeo Thomas Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3460 Joseph S. Guarisco Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3460

Brandy A. Panunti Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 9th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4023 David Scarborough LSU Health Shreveport Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism 1501 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-5960 Joel Silverberg The Baton Rouge Clinic Endocrinology 7373 Perkins Rd, 1st Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-9240

Family Medicine Leandro Area Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Lakeview Department of Family Medicine 101 W Robert E Lee Blvd., Ste. 201 New Orleans, LA 70124 Phone: 504-846-9646

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Gerald Barber Family Practice Associates 12525 Perkins Rd, Ste. A Baton Rouge, LA 70810 Phone: 225-761-4256 Wayne Barksdale The Family Doctors 8383 Millicent Way Shreveport, LA 71115 Phone: 318-797-6661 John G. Bernard Acadiana Family Physicians 427 Heymann Blvd Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-234-1111 Tara G. Berner Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Lakeview Department of Family Medicine 101 W Robert E Lee Blvd., Ste. 201 New Orleans, LA 70124 Phone: 504-846-9646 Walter Birdsall Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center - Luling Department of Family Medicine 1057 Paul Maillard Rd Luling, LA 70070 Phone: 985-785-3740 Donald V. Brignac Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Concierge Medicine 5428 O’Donovan Dr., Ste. B Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-330-0480 David R. Carver Minsky & Carver Medical Center for Personal Wellness 8585 Picardy Ave., Ste. 513 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-819-1188 Marion Cash The Family Doctors 8383 Millicent Way Shreveport, LA 71115 Phone: 318-797-6661 Robert M. Chasuk Baton Rouge General Physicians - Family Health Center Physician’s Office Bldg, Ste. 200 3401 North Blvd Baton Rouge, LA 70806 Phone: 225-381-6620 Michael Ashley Dunn Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Tangipahoa Department of Family Medicine 41676 Veterans Ave. Hammond, LA 70403 Phone: 985-543-3600 Gregory F. Ferrara Shenandoah Medical Associates 13828 Coursey Blvd Baton Rouge, LA 70817 Phone: 225-751-1544 Brad Joseph Gaspard Baton Rouge Family Medical Center 8595 Picardy Ave., Ste. 100 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-763-4900

Wayne D. Gravois Baton Rouge General Physicians - Family Health Center Physician’s Office Bldg, Ste. 200 3401 North Blvd Baton Rouge, LA 70806 Phone: 225-381-6620 Paul Guilbault Mandeville Private Physician Group 141 Lakeview Cir Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-630-9618 Michael Bieller Harper LSU Health Shreveport Family Medicine Faculty Clinic 1501 Kings Hwy., 3rd Fl Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-212-9440 Sarah W. Holt Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Lakeview Department of Family Medicine 101 W Robert E Lee Blvd., Ste. 201 New Orleans, LA 70124 Phone: 504-846-9646 Jan Leenette Hood LSU Health Shreveport Family Medicine Faculty Clinic 1501 Kings Hwy., 3rd Fl Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-212-9440 Ted Joseph Hudspeth Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Tangipahoa Department of Family Medicine 41676 Veterans Ave. Hammond, LA 70403 Phone: 985-543-3600 Daniel Keith Jens Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Mandeville Department of Family Medicine 3235 E Causeway Approach Mandeville, LA 70448 Phone: 985-875-2340 Ricky Lane Jones The Family Doctors 8383 Millicent Way Shreveport, LA 71115 Phone: 318-797-6661 Thomas Edward Le Beau 771 E Bayou Pines Dr Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-433-1212 Alan Lynn LeBato LSU Family Practice Center 1525 Oak Park Blvd Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-494-6767 Francine Anne Manuel Hamilton Medical Group 4809 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Ste. 200 Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: 337-988-8810 Richard George Marek, Jr. Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Covington Department of Family Medicine 1000 Ochsner Blvd Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-875-2828

E. Edward Martin, Jr. Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Covington Department of Family Medicine 1000 Ochsner Blvd Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-875-2828 Louis Reynold Minsky Minsky & Carver Medical Center for Personal Wellness 8585 Picardy Ave., Ste. 513 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-819-1188 Karen Ann Muratore Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Jefferson Place Department of Family Medicine 8150 Jefferson Hwy. Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-336-3100 Kevin W. Murphy The Family Doctors 8383 Millicent Way Shreveport, LA 71115 Phone: 318-797-6661 James Howard Newcomb, Jr. Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center - Slidell Department of Family Medicine 2750 E Gause Blvd Slidell, LA 70461 Phone: 985-639-3777 Rade N. Pejic Tulane Multispecialty Clinic at University Square Department of Family and Community Medicine 200 Broadway St, Ste. 230 New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-988-9000 Kevin C. Plaisance Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Covington Department of Family Medicine 1000 Ochsner Blvd Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-875-2828 Arthur Webster Primeaux 771 E Bayou Pines Dr Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-433-1212 Timothy Lacey Riddell Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Covington Department of Family Medicine 1000 Ochsner Blvd Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-875-2828 Theresa Lynn Rinderle The Family Doctors 8383 Millicent Way Shreveport, LA 71115 Phone: 318-797-6661

Linda C. Stewart Family Medicine Center 604 Chevelle Ct, Ste. C Baton Rouge, LA 70806 Phone: 225-926-1495 James Taylor Tebbe, Jr. Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Mid-City Department of Family Medicine 411 N Carrollton Ave., Ste. 4 New Orleans, LA 70119 Phone: 504-842-7400 James Theis 1111 Medical Center Blvd., Ste. N408 Marrero, LA 70072 Phone: 504-349-2908 Pamela Wiseman LSU Healthcare Network St. Charles Multi-Specialty Clinic Department of Family Medicine 3700 Saint Charles Ave., 6th Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-412-1200

Gastroenterology Stephen Garner Abshire The Gastro Clinic The Burdin Riehl Center 1211 Coolidge Blvd., Ste. 303 Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-232-6697 William A. Anderson III Baton Rouge General Medical Center Division of Hospital Medicine 8585 Picardy Ave. Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-927-1190 Luis A. Balart Tulane Medical Center Tulane Transplant Institute Clinic 1415 Tulane Ave., 6th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5344 Christopher N. Barrilleaux Internal Medicine Specialists 3525 Prytania St, Ste. 526 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-648-2500 James Carol Bienvenu Acadiana Gastroenterology Associates 439 Heymann Blvd Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-269-0963 Ronald Boudreaux The Baton Rouge Clinic Gastroenterology 7373 Perkins Rd, 4th Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-9240 Howard I. Brenner Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates 4228 Houma Blvd., Ste. 520 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-456-8020

Russell W. Roberts LSU Health Shreveport Family Medicine Faculty Clinic 1501 Kings Hwy., 3rd Fl Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-212-9440

Richard Kent Broussard Acadiana Gastroenterology Associates 439 Heymann Blvd Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-269-0963

Robert Combel Ryan East Jefferson Family Medicine Clinic 4228 Houma Blvd., Ste. 200 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-454-7878

Robert Stephen Bulat Tulane Medical Center GI and Surgery Clinic 1415 Tulane Ave., 6th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5110


George E. Catinis Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates 4228 Houma Blvd., Ste. 520 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-456-8020 Steven Anthony Guarisco Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Covington Section of Gastroenterology 1000 Ochsner Blvd Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-875-2828 Benjamin Alfred Guider, Jr. Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates 2820 Napoleon Ave., Ste. 720 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-896-8670 James Patrick Herrington Acadiana Gastroenterology Associates 439 Heymann Blvd Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-269-0963 Joseph Drake Hollier Alexandria Gastroenterology Associates 1507 N Bolton Ave. Alexandria, LA 71301 Phone: 318-473-8188 Shantiprakash Kedia Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates 1111 Medical Center Blvd., Ste. S450 Marrero, LA 70072 Phone: 504-349-6401 James D. Lilly Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates 2820 Napoleon Ave., Ste. 720 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-896-8670 Elizabeth Ann McDonald 3800 Houma Blvd., Ste. 308 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-456-5070 William Morrison Meyers, Jr. Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates 4228 Houma Blvd., Ste. 520 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-456-8020 Charles J. Monier, Jr. Digestive Health Center 764 N Acadia Rd, Ste. A Thibodaux, LA 70301 Phone: 985-446-1958 Jacque F. Noel III 1211 Coolidge Blvd., Ste. 400 Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-235-9779 Nicholas John Persich Metairie Gastroenterology 4228 Houma Blvd., Ste. 120 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-456-6701 Arthur Lewis Poch GastroIntestinal Specialists 3217 Mabel St. Shreveport, LA 71103 Phone: 318-631-9121 George Richard Puente Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates 4228 Houma Blvd., Ste. 520 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-456-8020

David Reed Raines, Jr. Gastroenterology Clinic 611 Grammont St. Monroe, LA 71201 Phone: 318-325-2634 Sanjeeva Reddy Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates 1111 Medical Center Blvd., Ste. S450 Marrero, LA 70072 Phone: 504-349-6401 Fredric Gary Regenstein Tulane Medical Center Tulane Transplant Institute Clinic 1415 Tulane Ave., 6th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5344 Gary (Taavi) Reiss Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates 1111 Medical Center Blvd., Ste. S450 Marrero, LA 70072 Phone: 504-349-6401 Charles G. Schibler II Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates 1111 Medical Center Blvd., Ste. S450 Marrero, LA 70072 Phone: 504-349-6401 David Ralph Silvers Metairie Gastroenterology 4228 Houma Blvd., Ste. 120 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-456-6701 James William Smith Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Gastroenterology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4015 Rian Moss Tanenbaum Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates 1111 Medical Center Blvd., Ste. S450 Marrero, LA 70072 Phone: 504-349-6401 Steve George Venturatos Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates 1111 Medical Center Blvd., Ste. S450 Marrero, LA 70072 Phone: 504-349-6401 Nathaniel S. Winstead Houma Digestive Health Specialists 1023 Wood St. Houma, LA 70360 Phone: 985-772-6997

Geriatric Medicine Lumie Kawasaki Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System Geriatrics and Extended Care Service 2400 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70119 Phone: 504-507-2072 Susan Ellen Nelson PACE Baton Rouge 7436 Bishop Ott Dr Baton Rouge, LA 70806 Phone: 225-490-0604

Hand Surgery

Infectious Disease

Rick I. Ahmad Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic 8080 Bluebonnet Blvd., Ste. 1000 Baton Rouge, LA 70810 Phone: 225-924-2424

Katherine Baumgarten Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Infectious Diseases 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4005

Donald C. Faust 2633 Napoleon Ave., Ste. 600 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-899-1000 Eric R. George Hand Surgical Associates Hand Center of Louisiana 4228 Houma Blvd., Ste. 600B Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-454-2191 Kenneth John Laborde 1000 W Pinhook Rd, Ste. 302 Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-232-8230 Marion Ezra Milstead Orthopedic Specialists of Louisiana 1500 Line Ave., Ste. 100 Shreveport, LA 71101 Phone: 318-635-3052 Harold M. Stokes Pontchartrain Orthopedics and Sports Medicine 3939 Houma Blvd., Ste. 21 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-885-6464

Hepatology Luis A. Balart Tulane Medical Center Tulane Transplant Institute Clinic 1415 Tulane Ave., 6th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5344 Natalie H. Bzowej Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3925 Nigel Girgrah Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3925 Shobha Joshi Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3925 Fredric Gary Regenstein Tulane Medical Center Tulane Transplant Institute Clinic 1415 Tulane Ave., 6th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5344

Christopher M. Blais Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Infectious Diseases 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4005 Rebecca Adair Clark CrescentCare Health & Wellness Center 3308 Tulane Ave. New Orleans, LA 70119 Phone: 504-207-2273 Joseph Raymond Dalovisio Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Infectious Diseases 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4005 Mary Louise Eschete Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center Specialty Care Clinic 1978 Industrial Blvd Houma, LA 70363 Phone: 985-873-1880 Julia B. Garcia-Diaz Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Infectious Diseases 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4005 Michael Edward Hagensee University Medical Center New Orleans Infectious Disease Services 2000 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-702-5700 Michael Kevin Hill St. Tammany Parish Hospital Department of Hospital Medicine 1202 S Tyler St. Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-898-4194

Susan Leslie Favrot McLellan Tulane Lakeside Specialty Clinic Section of Infectious Diseases 4724 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 101 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-8050 Mary J. Murphy CrescentCare Specialty Clinic NO/AIDS Task Force 2601 Tulane Ave., Ste. 500 New Orleans, LA 70119 Phone: 504-821-2601 David Michael Mushatt Tulane Multispecialty Clinic Downtown Section of Infectious Diseases 275 LaSalle St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5030 George A. Pankey Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Infectious Diseases 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4006 Chris H. Parsons University Medical Center New Orleans HIV Cancer Care Program 2000 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-210-3328 Nicholas J. Van Sickels CrescentCare Health & Wellness Center 3308 Tulane Ave. New Orleans, LA 70119 Phone: 504-207-2273 Richard Stephan Witzig East Jefferson General Hospital Department of Hospital Medicine 4200 Houma Blvd., 6th Fl Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-503-4331

Internal Medicine Mary Moore Abell St. Thomas Community Health Center 1020 St Andrew St. New Orleans, LA 70130 Phone: 504-529-5558

Mary Faith Joubert IMG Physicians 1051 Gause Blvd., Ste. 260 Slidell, LA 70458 Phone: 985-641-5523

Alys Alper Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System Ambulatory Primary Care 2400 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70119 Phone: 504-507-2000

Sandra Abadie Kemmerly Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Infectious Diseases 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4005

Leo P. Blaize III Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Internal Medicine at Hennessy 7777 Hennessy Blvd., Ste. 7000 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-765-8829

John William King LSU Health Shreveport Medical Specialty Clinic Ambulatory Care Center, 2nd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-5900

Leslie Anne Blake Ochsner Health System Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness 1401 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4747

Pierre V. Blanchard Tri-State Medical Clinic 2551 Greenwood Rd, Ste. 410 Shreveport, LA 71103 Phone: 318-621-2929 Karen Blessey Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center - Baptist Napoleon Medical Plaza Department of Internal Medicine 2820 Napoleon Ave., Ste. 890 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-4250 Alan John Borne 1811 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Ste. 440 Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-222-9205 David M. Borne LSU Healthcare Network St. Charles Multi-Specialty Clinic Section of General Internal Medicine 3700 Saint Charles Ave., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-412-1366 James W. Bragg Ochsner Health System Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness 1401 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4747 Todd Burstain Ochsner Health System Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness 1401 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4747 Pedro Cazabon Ochsner Health System Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness 1401 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4747 Brian D. Clements Internal Medicine Clinic of Lake Charles 2770 3rd Ave., Ste. 350 Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-494-6800 James Donald Conway Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Metairie Department of Internal Medicine 2005 Veterans Memorial Blvd., 7th Fl Metairie, LA 70002 Phone: 504-836-9820 Todd Cooley The Baton Rouge Clinic Internal Medicine 7373 Perkins Rd, 2nd Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-769-4044 Terry L. Cummings Tulane Multispecialty Clinic at University Square Sections of General Academic Pediatrics and Internal Medicine 200 Broadway St, Ste. 230 New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-9000

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Richard Edward Deichmann, Jr. Ochsner Health System Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness 1401 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4747 Nona Epstein Ochsner Health System Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness 1401 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4747 Lara M. Falcon The Baton Rouge Clinic Internal Medicine 7373 Perkins Rd, 4th Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-9240 Sara E. Fernandez Ochsner Health System Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness 1401 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4747 Janine M. Ferrier Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Metairie Department of Internal Medicine 2005 Veteran’s Memorial Blvd., 7th Fl Metairie, LA 70002 Phone: 504-836-9820 David W. Fontenot The Baton Rouge Clinic Internal Medicine 7373 Perkins Rd, 4th Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-9240 Steven J. Granier Ochsner Health System Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness 1401 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4747 Christopher Guarisco Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Jefferson Place Department of Internal Medicine 8150 Jefferson Hwy. Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-336-3100 Timothy S. Harlan Tulane Medical Center Internal Medicine Clinic 1415 Tulane Ave., 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-1001 William Gerard Hebert Internal Medicine Clinic of Lake Charles 2770 3rd Ave., Ste. 350 Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-494-6800 Robert C. Hernandez Internal Medicine Associates 8001 Youree Dr., Ste. 400 Shreveport, LA 71115 Phone: 318-212-3456 Susan B. Leyoub Internal Medicine Clinic of Lake Charles 2770 3rd Ave., Ste. 350 Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-494-6800

James M. Jackson Tri-State Medical Clinic 2551 Greenwood Rd, Ste. 410 Shreveport, LA 71103 Phone: 318-621-2929 Kristin Johnson Ochsner Health System Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness 1401 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4747 Roy Giles Kadair The Baton Rouge Clinic Internal Medicine 7373 Perkins Rd, 4th Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-9240 Peter Karam Internal Medicine Clinic of Lake Charles 2770 3rd Ave., Ste. 350 Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-494-6800 Michael Landry Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System Department of Internal Medicine 2400 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-507-2000 Gloria Leary Ochsner Health System Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness 1401 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4747 Christopher J. Lege Crescent City Physicians 3434 Prytania St, Ste. 460 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-7999 Lawrence Levy JenCare Senior Medical Center 3530 Houma Blvd., 3rd Fl Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-264-5142 Ronald M. Lewis, Jr. Internal Medicine Clinic of Lake Charles 2770 3rd Ave., Ste. 350 Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-494-6800 Theodore Richard Lieux, Jr. The Baton Rouge Clinic Internal Medicine 7373 Perkins Rd, 4th Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-9240 Betty P. Lo-Blais LSU Healthcare Network St. Charles Multi-Specialty Clinic Section of General Internal Medicine 3700 Saint Charles Ave., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-412-1366 Marlowe Maylin Tulane Medical Center Section of General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics 1415 Tulane Ave. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5800

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Angela M. McLean LSU Healthcare Network St. Charles Multi-Specialty Clinic Section of General Internal Medicine 3700 Saint Charles Ave., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-412-1366 Susan N. McNamara Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Summa Department of Internal Medicine 9001 Summa Ave., 1st Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-761-5200 Bradley L. Meek Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Internal Medicine at Picardy 8119 Picardy Ave. Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-214-3638 Joseph A. Miceli III Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Elmwood Department of Internal Medicine 1221 S Clearview Pkwy, Bldg B, 4th Fl Harahan, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4747 Daniel John Moller, Jr. 8001 Youree Dr., Ste. 970 Shreveport, LA 71115 Phone: 318-212-3393 Susan Ellen Nelson PACE Baton Rouge 7436 Bishop Ott Dr Baton Rouge, LA 70806 Phone: 225-490-0604 Timothy Nicholls Tri-State Medical Clinic 2551 Greenwood Rd, Ste. 410 Shreveport, LA 71103 Phone: 318-621-2929 Katherine F. Pearce Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Primary Care for Women 5131 O’Donovan Dr., Ste. 201 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-374-0220 Jo Ellen Plunkett-Kasparek Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Metairie Department of Internal Medicine 2005 Veterans Memorial Blvd., 7th Fl Metairie, LA 70002 Phone: 504-836-9820 Eboni G. Price-Haywood Ochsner Health System Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness 1401 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4747 Michael L. Rolfsen The Baton Rouge Clinic Internal Medicine 7373 Perkins Rd, 2nd Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-9240

Bharat Sachdeva LSU Health Shreveport Section of Nephrology and Hypertension Ambulatory Care Center, 2nd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-7402 Susan Seiler-Smith South Shreveport Internal Medicine 2508 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Ste. 301 Shreveport, LA 71118 Phone: 318-212-5992 Stacy D. Siegendorf Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Elmwood Department of Internal Medicine 1221 S Clearview Pkwy, Bldg B, 4th Fl Harahan, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4747 Charles Clarence Smith III Internal Medicine Specialists 3525 Prytania St, Ste. 526 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-648-2500 Eric W. Smith Shreveport Internal Medicine 1449 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Ste. 100 Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-629-0220 Benjamin F. Springgate LSU Healthcare Network St. Charles Multi-Specialty Clinic Department of Internal Medicine 3700 Saint Charles Ave., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-412-1366 Fayne M. St. John Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Elmwood Department of Internal Medicine 1221 S Clearview Pkwy, Bldg B, 4th Fl Harahan, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4747 James D. Stoll Ochsner Health System Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness 1401 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4747 Joseph R. Tynes Bossier Family Medicine 2539 Viking Dr Bossier City, LA 71111 Phone: 318-747-8100 Edmund Bruce Vinci The Baton Rouge Clinic Internal Medicine 7373 Perkins Rd, 4th Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-9240 Jeffrey Wiese Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Department of Internal Medicine 4700 S I-10 Service Rd W Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-780-8282

Internal Medicine/ Hospice and Palliative Medicine Christopher M. Blais Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Infectious Diseases 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4005 Kenneth B. Smith East Jefferson General Hospital Pulmonary Services 4200 Houma Blvd., 3rd Fl Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-503-5205 Susan Leala Vogel Guardian Angel Hospice 825 Little Farms Ave. Metairie, LA 70003 Phone: 504-737-2244

Internal Medicine/ Hospital Medicine John R. Amoss Touro Infirmary Section of Hospital Medicine 1401 Foucher St. New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-568-4624 Oren Blalock Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Hospital Medicine 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 11th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-5766 Steven Deitelzweig Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Hospital Medicine 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 11th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-5766 Lee Engel University Medical Center New Orleans Section of Hospital Medicine 2000 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-702-3000 Danielle King Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System Medicine Services 2400 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70119 Phone: 504-507-2000 Marianne Maumus Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Hospital Medicine 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 11th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-7518 Geraldine E. Menard Tulane Medical Center Section of General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics 1415 Tulane Ave. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-7518

David W. Spruill Tulane Medical Center Section of General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics 1415 Tulane Ave. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5800 Susan Leala Vogel Guardian Angel Hospice 825 Little Farms Ave. Metairie, LA 70003 Phone: 504-737-2244

Medical Genetics Hans Christoph Andersson Hayward Genetics Center Tulane Lakeside Medical Office Bldg, 4th Fl 4720 S I-10 Service Rd New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5101

Medical Oncology and Hematology Bryan Bienvenu Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Louisiana Hematology Oncology Associates 4950 Essen Ln, Ste. 500 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-767-1311 J. Eugene (Gene) Brierre Lourdes Oncology Associates 4809 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Ste. 110 Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: 337-235-7898 Burke J. Brooks, Jr. Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Summa Section of Hematology and Oncology 9001 Summa Ave., 3rd Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-761-5410 Archie Watt Brown, Jr. Ochsner Health System The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center Section of Hematology and Oncology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3910 Gary V. Burton LSU Health Shreveport Feist-Weiller Cancer Center 1501 Kings Hwy., 2nd Fl Shreveport, LA 71103 Phone: 318-813-1200 Michael S. Cain Lafayette General Medical Center Cancer Center of Acadiana 1211 Coolidge Blvd., Ste. 100 Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-289-8400 Salvador Caputto Crescent City Physicians 1401 Foucher St, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-8970 John Thomas Cole Ochsner Health System The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center Section of Hematology and Oncology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3910


Bridgette M. Collins-Burow Tulane Cancer Center Clinic 150 S Liberty St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-6300 James K. Ellis Thibodaux Regional Medical Center Cancer Center 608 N Acadia Rd Thibodaux, LA 70301 Phone: 985-493-4346 Robert Van Buren Emmons Ochsner Health System The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center Section of Hematology and Oncology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3910 Ruben Dario Fabrega Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Summa Section of Hematology and Oncology 9001 Summa Ave., 3rd Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-761-5410 Jyotsna Fuloria University Medical Center New Orleans Section of Hematology and Oncology 2000 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-702-5700 David Sam Hanson Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Louisiana Hematology Oncology Associates 4950 Essen Ln, Ste. 500 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-767-1311 Marc J. Kahn Tulane Cancer Center Clinic 150 S Liberty St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-6300 Cindy Anne Leissinger Tulane Medical Center Louisiana Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders 1430 Tulane Ave. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5433 Glenn Mills LSU Health Shreveport Feist-Weiller Cancer Center 1501 Kings Hwy., 2nd Fl Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-813-1250

Steven J. Saccaro Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital Christus Cabrini Cancer Center 3330 Masonic Dr Alexandria, LA 71301 Phone: 318-448-6917 Hana F. Safah Tulane Cancer Center Clinic 150 S Liberty St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-6300 Oliver Sartor Tulane Cancer Center Clinic 150 S Liberty St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-6300 Kellie Schmeeckle Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Louisiana Hematology Oncology Associates 4950 Essen Ln, Ste. 500 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-767-1311 Derrick W. Spell Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Louisiana Hematology Oncology Associates 4950 Essen Ln, Ste. 500 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-767-1311 Chris Theodossiou Ochsner Health System The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center Section of Hematology and Oncology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3910 Ulla Jo Ule Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital Christus Cabrini Cancer Center 3330 Masonic Dr Alexandria, LA 71301 Phone: 318-448-6917 Robert Woody Veith 3800 Houma Blvd., Ste. 200 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-455-0600 Anil Veluvolu Willis-Knighton Cancer Center Hematology Oncology Associates 2600 Kings Hwy., Ste. 340 Shreveport, LA 71103 Phone: 318-212-8620 Howard Gilbert Wold Hematology Oncology Life Center 605 B Medical Center Dr Alexandria, LA 71301 Phone: 318-442-2232

Nephrology

Michael Rawls Moore Willis-Knighton Cancer Center Hematology Oncology Associates 2600 Kings Hwy., Ste. 340 Shreveport, LA 71103 Phone: 318-212-8620

Kenneth D. Abreo LSU Health Shreveport Section of Nephrology and Hypertension Ambulatory Care Center, 2nd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-7402

Robert A. Nickelson Willis-Knighton Cancer Center Hematology Oncology Associates 2600 Kings Hwy., Ste. 340 Shreveport, LA 71103 Phone: 318-212-8620

Zulqarnain Abro LSU Health Shreveport Section of Nephrology and Hypertension Ambulatory Care Center, 2nd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-7402

A. Brent Alper, Jr. Tulane Multispecialty Clinic Downtown Section of Nephrology and Hypertension 275 LaSalle St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5800 Michael Archie Northeast Louisiana Kidney Specialists 711 Wood St, Ste. A Monroe, LA 71201 Phone: 318-323-8847 Vecihi Batuman Tulane Multispecialty Clinic Downtown Section of Nephrology and Hypertension 275 LaSalle St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5030 Joan Blondin LSU Health Shreveport Section of Nephrology and Hypertension Ambulatory Care Center, 2nd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-7402 Mary Buffington LSU Health Shreveport Section of Nephrology and Hypertension Ambulatory Care Center, 2nd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-7402 Neville Dossabhoy LSU Health Shreveport Section of Nephrology and Hypertension Ambulatory Care Center, 2nd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-7402 Jorge C. Garces Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3925 Shaminder M. Gupta Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center Division of Nephrology 1978 Industrial Blvd Houma, LA 70363 Phone: 985-850-2328 L. Lee Hamm Tulane Multispecialty Clinic Downtown Section of Nephrology and Hypertension 275 LaSalle St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-9831 Michael Hand Northeast Louisiana Kidney Specialists 711 Wood St, Ste. A Monroe, LA 71201 Phone: 318-323-8847 Herschel Richard Harter University Health Conway Department of Internal Medicine 4864 Jackson St. Monroe, LA 71202 Phone: 318-330-7655

Mitchell Jude Hebert Renal Associates of Baton Rouge 5131 O’Donovan Dr., 1st Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-767-4893 N. Kevin Krane Tulane Multispecialty Clinic Downtown Section of Nephrology and Hypertension 275 Laselle St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5030

Allen W. Vander Thibodaux Regional Medical Center Department of Nephrology 604 N Acadia Rd, Ste. 405 Thibodaux, LA 70301 Phone: 985-446-0871 Juan Carlos Velez Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Nephrology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 866-624-7637

Jill Suzanne Lindberg New Orleans Nephrology Associates 4409 Utica St, Ste. 100 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-457-3687

Mark M. Wilson Freedman Clinic of Internal Medicine 1337 Centre Ct Alexandria, LA 71301 Phone: 318-445-9331

Daniel E. Marsh Renal Associates of Baton Rouge 5131 O’Donovan Dr., 1st Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-767-4893

Juan Carlos Zeik Acadiana Renal Physicians 300 W Saint Mary Blvd Lafayette, LA 70506 Phone: 337-233-6593

Melanie J. McKnight Baton Rouge General Medical Center - Mid City Department of Internal Medicine 3600 Florida Blvd Baton Rouge, LA 70806 Phone: 225-387-7900 Richard M. O’Donovan Northeast Louisiana Kidney Specialists 711 Wood St, Ste. A Monroe, LA 71201 Phone: 318-323-8847 Bharat Sachdeva LSU Health Shreveport Section of Nephrology and Hypertension Ambulatory Care Center, 2nd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-7402 Adrian Sequeira LSU Health Shreveport Section of Nephrology and Hypertension Ambulatory Care Center, 2nd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-7402 Eric Edward Simon Tulane Multispecialty Clinic Downtown Section of Nephrology and Hypertension 275 LaSalle St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5030 Neeraj Singh John C. McDonald Regional Transplant Center 2751 Albert Bicknell Dr., Ste. 4A Shreveport, LA 71103 Phone: 318-212-4275 Karina Sulaiman LSU Health Shreveport Section of Nephrology and Hypertension Ambulatory Care Center, 2nd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-7402

Rubin Zhang Tulane Medical Center Tulane Transplant Institute Clinic 1415 Tulane Ave., 6th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5344

Neurological Surgery Alan J. Appley Acadiana Neurosurgery 155 Hospital Dr., Ste. 100 Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-235-7743 David Albert Cavanaugh Spine Institute of Louisiana 1500 Line Ave., 2nd Fl, Ste. 200 Shreveport, LA 71101 Phone: 318-629-5555 Luke A. Corsten The NeuroMedical Center Clinic 10101 Park Rowe Ave., 3rd Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70810 Phone: 225-769-2200 Donald Dietze, Jr. Spine Innovation 29301 N Dixie Ranch Rd Lacombe, LA 70445 Phone: 985-871-4114 Aaron Dumont Tulane Medical Center Tulane Neuroscience Center 1415 Tulane Ave., 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5561 Gregory L. Fautheree The NeuroMedical Center Clinic 10101 Park Rowe Ave., 3rd Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70810 Phone: 225-769-2200

Anil Nanda University Neurosurgery 1811 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Ste. 200 Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-795-2638 John D. Reeves Spectrum Neurosurgery 2751 Albert Bicknell Dr., Ste. 1B Shreveport, LA 71103 Phone: 318-212-8115 Kelly J. Scrantz The NeuroMedical Center Clinic 10101 Park Rowe Ave., 3rd Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70810 Phone: 225-769-2200 Najeeb M. Thomas Southern Brain & Spine 3798 Veterans Blvd., Ste. 200 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-454-0141 Rand Marcel Voorhies Southern Brain & Spine 3798 Veterans Blvd., Ste. 200 Metairie, LA 70002 Phone: 504-454-0141

Neurology Donald Adams East Jefferson Neurological Associates 3800 Houma Blvd., Ste. 205 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-885-7337 Kevin J. Callerame Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Neurology 5247 Didesse Dr Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-215-2193 Terence C. D’Souza Ochsner Health System Ochsner Baptist - A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center Department of Neurology 2700 Napoleon Ave. New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-894-2700 Debra Elliott Davis LSU Health Shreveport Neurology Clinic Ambulatory Care Center, 2nd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-4941 James N. Domingue 1245 S College Rd, Ste. 100 Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-269-5840 Gerard Dynes The Baton Rouge Clinic Neurology 7373 Perkins Rd, 3rd Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-9240

Stephen Ira Goldware ExpressMed 111 Saint Louis St. Lafayette, LA 70506 Phone: 337-456-5500

John D. England LSU Healthcare Network Gravier Multi-Specialty Clinic Department of Neurology 2025 Gravier St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-412-1517

Horace Mitchell The NeuroMedical Center Clinic 10101 Park Rowe Ave., 3rd Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70810 Phone: 225-769-2200

John Freiberg Tulane Medical Center Tulane Neuroscience Center 1415 Tulane Ave., 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5561

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Amparo (Amy) Gutierrez LSU Healthcare Network Gravier Multi-Specialty Clinic Department of Neurology 2025 Gravier St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-412-1517 Roger Everett Kelley, Jr. Tulane Multispecialty Clinic at University Square Department of Neurology 200 Broadway St, Ste. 230 New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-9190 Archibald L. Melcher III East Jefferson Neurological Associates 3800 Houma Blvd., Ste. 205 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-885-7337 Alireza Minagar LSU Health Shreveport Department of Neurology Ambulatory Care Center, 2nd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-813-2482 Piotr Wladyslaw Olejniczak LSU Healthcare Network Gravier Multi-Specialty Clinic Department of Neurology 2025 Gravier St, 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-412-1517 R. Eugene Ramsay Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Neurology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 6th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-7436 Steven Jeffrey Zuckerman 8585 Picardy Ave., Ste. 412 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-341-8311 Richard Zweifler Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Neurology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 7th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3980 Richard M. Zweig LSU Health Shreveport Department of Neurology Ambulatory Care Center, 2nd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-813-2482

Nuclear Medicine Richard J. Campeau, Jr. University Medical Center New Orleans Department of Radiology 2000 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-568-4647

Obstetrics and Gynecology Perry Scott Barrilleaux Acadiana Maternal Fetal Medicine Bldg A, Ste. 204 4630 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: 337-989-9826

William G. Black North Oaks Obstetrics and Gynecology 15748 Medical Arts Plaza Hammond, LA 70403 Phone: 985-542-0663 Robin B. Bone Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Clearview Women’s Services 4500 Clearview Pkwy, Ste. 101 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-885-8563 Patricia S. Braly Women’s Cancer Care 606 W 12th Ave. Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-892-2252 Randall L. Brown Louisiana Women’s Healthcare Physician Office Bldg, Ste. 100 500 Rue de la Vie Baton Rouge, LA 70815 Phone: 225-201-2010 Stephen Champlin East Jefferson Women’s Care 4228 Houma Blvd., Ste. 410 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-454-0606 Ann Catherine Chau LSU Healthcare Network East Jefferson High Risk Pregnancy Clinic 4200 Houma Blvd., 4th Fl Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-456-5446 Pui (Joan) Cheng Crescent City Physicians 3434 Prytania St, Ste. 320 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-7142 Ralph R. Chesson, Jr. LSU Healthcare Network Metairie Multi-Specialty Clinic Section of Urogynecology 3601 Houma Blvd., Ste. 302 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-412-1600 Paul G. Crawford Pierremont Women’s Clinic 8001 Youree Dr., Ste. 300 Shreveport, LA 71115 Phone: 318-212-3800 Francis Ralph Dauterive Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Summa Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 9001 Summa Ave., 4th Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-761-5239

Chi P. Dola Tulane Center for Women’s Health Section of Maternal and Fetal Medicine 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 302 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-8070

Sherri Anne Longo Ochsner Health System Ochsner Baptist - A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center Section of Maternal and Fetal Medicine 2700 Napoleon Ave., 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-842-4151

Michael Stephen Durel Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Summa Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 9001 Summa Ave., 4th Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-761-5239

Peter Lu The Fertility Institute of New Orleans 4770 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 201 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-454-2165

Louis Paul DuTreil Crescent City Physicians 3434 Prytania St, Ste. 130 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-7580 Jacob M. Estes Ochsner Health System The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center Section of Gynecologic Oncology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4165 Milton G. (Giles) Fort III Woman’s Gynecologic Oncology Physician Office Bldg, Ste. 410 500 Rue de la Vie Baton Rouge, LA 70817 Phone: 225-216-3006 Stephen Fortunato Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 1514 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3520 Veronica C. Gillispie Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center - Baptist McFarland Medical Plaza Women’s Services 4429 Clara St, Ste. 500 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-842-9617 Susan G. Jeanfreau Fleur De Lis Ob-Gyn Associates 3040 33rd St. Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-897-4287

Ryan David Dickerson Louisiana Women’s Healthcare Physician Office Bldg, Ste. 100 500 Rue de la Vie Baton Rouge, LA 70817 Phone: 225-201-2010

Richard Carl Kline Ochsner Health System The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center Section of Gynecologic Oncology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4165

Richard P. Dickey Fertility Institute of New Orleans 800 N Causeway Blvd., Ste. 2C Mandeville, LA 70448 Phone: 985-892-7621

Stanley Ray Kordisch Lake Area ObGyn Associates Bldg G, Ste. 6 4150 Nelson Rd Lake Charles, LA 70605 Phone: 337-562-3747

Albert L. Diket Woman’s Maternal Fetal Medicine 100 Woman’s Way, 1st Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70817 Phone: 225-924-8338

Ann M. LaFranca Woman’s Physician Office Bldg, Ste. 210 500 Rue de La Vie Baton Rouge, LA 70817 Phone: 225-928-5951

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Robert T. Maupin, Jr. Touro Infirmary Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic Buckman Bldg, Ste. 105 3434 Prytania St. New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-8213 Joseph Matthew Miller, Jr. Touro Infirmary Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic Buckman Bldg, Ste. 105 3434 Prytania St. New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-8213 Timothy Joseph Mooney 42333 Deluxe Plaza, Ste. 7 Hammond, LA 70403 Phone: 985-345-2555 George MorrisIV Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center - Baptist McFarland Medical Plaza Women’s Services 4429 Clara St, Ste. 640 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-842-9616

Alfred Godfrey Robichaux III Ochsner Health System Ochsner Baptist - A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center Section of Maternal and Fetal Medicine 2700 Napolean Ave., 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-842-4151 Belinda Sartor The Fertility Institute of New Orleans 4770 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 201 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-454-2165 Ellis J. Schwartzenburg Woman’s Physician Office Bldg, Ste. 210 500 Rue de La Vie Baton Rouge, LA 70817 Phone: 225-888-4491 Marshall Scarle St. Amant Woman’s Maternal Fetal Medicine 100 Woman’s Way, 1st Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70817 Phone: 225-924-8338 James R. Stenhouse Louisiana Women’s Healthcare Physician Office Bldg, Ste. 100 500 Rue de la Vie Baton Rouge, LA 70817 Phone: 225-201-2010

Felton L. Winfield, Jr. LSU Healthcare Network St. Charles Multi-Specialty Clinic Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 3700 Saint Charles Ave., 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-412-1520

Ophthalmology Maria Bernal LSU Healthcare Network St. Charles Multi-Specialty Clinic Department of Ophthalmology 3700 Saint Charles Ave., 6th Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-412-1200 Delmar R. Caldwell Tulane Medical Center Tulane Ophthalmology Clinic 1415 Tulane Ave., 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5831 John Charles Cooksey Cooksey Vision & Cosmetic Center 1310 N 19th St. Monroe, LA 71201 Phone: 318-388-2020 Ronald Andrew Landry Eyecare Associates 4324 Veterans Blvd., Ste. 102 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-455-9825

John M. Storment Fertility and Women’s Health Center of Louisiana 206 E Farrel Rd Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: 337-989-8795

Jonathan Nussdorf Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 10th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3995

George Brazil Morris III Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center - Baptist McFarland Medical Plaza Women’s Services 4429 Clare St, Ste. 400 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-842-4155

Kathleen T. Sullivan Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Clearview Women’s Services 4500 Clearview Pkwy, Ste. 101 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-885-8563

Jayne S. Weiss LSU Healthcare Network St. Charles Multi-Specialty Clinic Department of Ophthalmology 3700 Saint Charles Ave., 6th Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-412-1200

Lauren F. Ogden Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Primary Care for Women 5131 O’Donovan Dr., Ste. 201 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-374-0220

Kerry Tynes Highland Clinic - OB/GYN 1455 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Ste. 306 Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-798-4400

Rebecca Perret Crescent City Physicians 3434 Prytania St, Ste. 130 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-7580

Edward W. Veillon Woman’s Maternal Fetal Medicine 100 Woman’s Way, 1st Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70817 Phone: 225-924-8338

Florencia G. Polite LSU Healthcare Network St. Charles Multi-Specialty Clinic Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 3700 Saint Charles Ave., 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-412-1520 Gabriella Pridjian Tulane Center for Women’s Health Section of Maternal and Fetal Medicine 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 302 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-8070

William F. von Almen II Crescent City Physicians 3434 Prytania St, Ste. 320 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-7142

Orthopaedic Surgery David W. Aiken 4224 Houma Blvd., Ste. 650 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-456-5152 Steven Atchison Orthopedic Specialists of Louisiana 1500 Line Ave., Ste. 100 Shreveport, LA 71101 Phone: 318-635-3052 Sidney L. Bailey North Louisiana Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Clinic 1501 Louisville Ave. Monroe, LA 71201 Phone: 318-323-8451

John W. Waterfallen OB/GYN Associates of Shreveport 7941 Youree Dr Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-797-7941

R. Shane Barton LSU Center for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine 950 Olive St. Shreveport, LA 71104 Phone: 318-813-7100

Donna S. Waters Crescent City Physicians 3434 Prytania St, Ste. 320 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-7142

H. Ryan Bicknell, Jr. The Orthopedic Clinic 7925 Youree Dr., Ste. 200 Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-212-3610


Karl Bilderback The Orthopedic Clinic 7925 Youree Dr., Ste. 200 Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-212-3610 Joseph E. Broyles Bone & Joint Clinic of Baton Rouge 7301 Hennessy Blvd., Ste. 200 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-766-0050 Michael Elden Brunet Mid State Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center 3444 Masonic Dr Alexandria, LA 71301 Phone: 318-473-9556 James C. Butler Elite Orthopaedic Specialists 1150 Robert Blvd., Ste. 240 Slidell, LA 70458 Phone: 985-646-3662 John B. CazaleIV Crescent City Orthopedics 3600 Houma Blvd Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-309-6500 George Chimento Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Orthopaedics 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3970 Nathan Phillip Cohen Memorial Medical Group Orthopaedic Specialists 1717 Oak Park Blvd., 3rd Fl Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-494-4900 Kevin Darr Covington Orthopedic Sports Medicine Institute 19343 Sunshine Ave. Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-892-5117 Vinod Dasa LSU Healthcare Network Kenner Multi-Specialty Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 200 W Esplanade Ave., Ste. 500 Kenner, LA 70065 Phone: 504-412-1700 Mark A. Dodson Mid State Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center 3444 Masonic Dr Alexandria, LA 71301 Phone: 318-473-9556 Michael J. Duval Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists 108 Rue Louis XIV Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: 337-235-8007 Luis M. Espinoza Orthopaedic Center for Sports Medicine 4921 Airline Dr Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-889-2663 Donald C. Faust 2633 Napoleon Ave., Ste. 600 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-899-1000

Thomas Bryan Ford Lake Area Orthopaedics Bldg G, Ste. 1 4150 Nelson Rd Lake Charles, LA 70605 Phone: 337-562-3721 Paul Gladden Tulane Medical Center Tulane Orthopaedic Clinic 1415 Tulane Ave., 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-2177 Craig C. Greene Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic 8080 Bluebonnet Blvd., Ste. 1000 Baton Rouge, LA 70810 Phone: 225-924-2424 R. Bryan Griffith, Jr. Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic 8080 Bluebonnet Blvd., Ste. 1000 Baton Rouge, LA 70810 Phone: 225-924-2424 Matthew R. Grimm Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic 920 Ave B Marrero, LA 70072 Phone: 504-349-6804 Michael W. Hartman LSU Healthcare Network Kenner Multi-Specialty Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 200 W Esplanade Ave., Ste. 500 Kenner, LA 70065 Phone: 504-412-1700 Gary Michael Haynie Orthopedic Specialists of Louisiana 1500 Line Ave., Ste. 100 Shreveport, LA 71101 Phone: 318-635-3052 Michael Alan Hinton 230 W Sale Rd Lake Charles, LA 70605 Phone: 337-477-5252 Mark J. Hontas St. Tammany Parish Hospital Bone and Joint Clinic 71211 Hwy 21, Ste. A Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-893-9922 Deryk Jones Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Elmwood Ochsner Sports Medicine Institute 1201 S Clearview Pkwy, Bldg B, Ste. 104 Harahan, LA 70121 Phone: 504-736-4800 Mark Juneau, Jr. Jefferson Orthopedic Clinic 920 Ave B Marrero, LA 70072 Phone: 504-349-6804 Andrew G. King Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9569

Peter C. Krause LSU Healthcare Network Kenner Multi-Specialty Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 200 W Esplanade Ave., Ste. 500 Kenner, LA 70065 Phone: 504-412-1700 James Lalonde Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic 8080 Bluebonnet Blvd., Ste. 1000 Baton Rouge, LA 70810 Phone: 225-924-2424 Michael J. Leddy III Mid State Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center 3444 Masonic Dr Alexandria, LA 71301 Phone: 318-473-9556 Neil James Maki Thibodaux Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Clinic 525 Saint Marys St. Thibodaux, LA 70301 Phone: 985-446-6284 James F. Mautner Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Orthopaedics 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3970 Keith Melancon Pontchartrain Orthopedics and Sports Medicine 14041 Hwy 90 Boutte, LA 70039 Phone: 985-764-3001 Mark S. Meyer Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Orthopaedics 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3970 Chad Millet Southern Orthopaedic Specialists 2731 Napoleon Ave. New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-6351 Marion Ezra Milstead Orthopedic Specialists of Louisiana 1500 Line Ave., Ste. 100 Shreveport, LA 71101 Phone: 318-635-3052 Scott C. Montgomery Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Elmwood Ochsner Sports Medicine Institute 1221 S Clearview Pkwy, Bldg B, Ste. 104 Harahan, LA 70121 Phone: 504-736-4800 Thomas J. Montgomery 1301 Camellia Blvd., Ste. 102 Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: 337-235-2264 Pierce D. Nunley Spine Institute of Louisiana 1500 Line Ave., 2nd Fl, Ste. 200 Shreveport, LA 71101 Phone: 318-629-5555

Michael J. O’Brien Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine 202 Janet Yulman Way New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-988-8476 J. Lockwood Ochsner, Jr. Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Orthopaedics 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3970 H. Reiss Plauche Covington Orthopedic Sports Medicine Institute 19343 Sunshine Ave. Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-892-5117 Kevin Riche Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic 8080 Bluebonnet Blvd., Ste. 1000 Baton Rouge, LA 70810 Phone: 225-924-2424 Jason L. Rolling Covington Orthopedic Sports Medicine Institute 19343 Sunshine Ave. Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-892-5117 Felix H. Savoie III Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine 202 Janet Yulman Way New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-988-8476 John P. Schutte Acadiana Orthopaedic Group 1448 S College Rd Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-233-5300 Craig Rowan Springmeyer Highland Clinic Highland Center for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine 1455 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Ste. 210 Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-798-4623 Misty Suri Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Elmwood Ochsner Sports Medicine Institute 1221 S Clearview Pkwy, Bldg B, Ste. 104 Harahan, LA 70121 Phone: 504-736-4800 Robert Treuting Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Orthopaedics 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3970 Matthew D. Williams Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists 108 Rue Louis XIV Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: 337-235-8007 Robert D. Zura University Medical Center New Orleans Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 2000 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-702-5700

Otolaryngology C. Barrett Alldredge Lafayette Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists 225 Bendel Rd Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-232-2330 John W. Alldredge Lafayette Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists 225 Bendel Rd Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-232-2330 Ronald G. Amedee Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4080 Moises A. Arriaga CNC Hearing & Balance Center 1111 Medical Center Blvd., Ste. S630 Marrero, LA 70072 Phone: 504-934-8320 R. Graham Boyce Associated Surgical Specialists 350 Lakeview Ct, Ste. C Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-845-2677 James Vance Broussard Southern ENT Associates Medical Office Bldg, Ste. 101 604 N Acadia Rd Thibodaux, LA 70301 Phone: 985-446-5079 Bradley J. Chastant Acadian Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery Center 1000 W Pinhook Rd, Ste. 201 Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-237-0650 Keith Francis De Sonier Ear, Nose and Throat Associates 555 Dr Michael DeBakey Dr., Ste. 103 Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-439-0555 J. Kevin Duplechain 1103 Kaliste Saloom Rd, Ste. 300 Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: 337-456-3282 David J. Foreman Camellia ENT 1039 Camellia Blvd Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: 337-993-1335

H. Devon Graham III Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4080 Christian Hasney Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4080 Jeffrey J. Joseph Acadian Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery Center 1000 W Pinhook Rd, Ste. 201 Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-237-0650 Bryce J. Leblanc 3901 Houma Blvd., Ste. 500 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-454-1080 Edward D. McCoul Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4080 Lauren Jane Mickey ENT Specialists Glenwood Medical Mall 102 Thomas Rd, Ste. 117 West Monroe, LA 71291 Phone: 318-322-9882 Timothy Blake Molony Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4080 Denbo Herbert Montgomery, Jr. Lafayette Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists 225 Bendel Rd Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-232-2330 Brian A. Moore Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4080

Paul L. Friedlander Tulane Medical Center ENT Clinic 1415 Tulane Ave., 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5451

Thomas Moulthrop Hedgewood Plastic Surgery 2427 Saint Charles Ave. New Orleans, LA 70130 Phone: 504-895-7642

Paul Thomas Gaudet Southern ENT Associates Medical Office Bldg, Ste. 101 604 N Acadia Rd Thibodaux, LA 70301 Phone: 985-446-5079

Cherie-Ann O. Nathan LSU Health Shreveport Department of Otolaryngology 1501 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-6262

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Daniel Wehrmann Nuss Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Head and Neck Center 4950 Essen Ln, Ste. 400 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-765-1765 Stanley Peters Surgical Specialty Center Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic 8080 Bluebonnet Blvd., Ste. 2121 Baton Rouge, LA 70810 Phone: 225-767-7200 Brian J. Petit The Baton Rouge Clinic Otolaryngology 7373 Perkins Rd, 2nd Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-9240 Anna Maria Pou Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Head and Neck Center 4950 Essen Ln, Ste. 400 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-765-1765 David Grehan Pou Ear, Nose and Throat Center 2121 Line Ave. Shreveport, LA 71104 Phone: 318-226-9441 Elisabeth Rareshide 2820 Napoleon Ave., Ste. 820 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-895-7707 Michael Robichaux, Sr. Southern ENT Associates 4425 Hwy 1 Raceland, LA 70394 Phone: 985-537-7546 Justin M. Tenney Southern ENT Associates Medical Office Bldg, Ste. 101 604 N Acadia Rd Thibodaux, LA 70301 Phone: 985-446-5079 Rohan R. Walvekar Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Head and Neck Center 4950 Essen Ln, Ste. 400 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-765-1765 Roger Mark Williams Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic 501 Dr Michael DeBakey Dr Lake Charles, LA 70606 Phone: 337-477-6172 Newland Knight Worley 4224 Houma Blvd., Ste. 640 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-456-5120 Guy Paul Zeringue III Southern ENT Associates Medical Office Bldg, Ste. 101 604 N Acadia Rd Thibodaux, LA 70301 Phone: 985-446-5079

Pathology Edwin Norquist Beckman Ochsner Health System The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3330

James E. Brown West Jefferson Medical Center Department of Pathology 1101 Medical Center Blvd Marrero, LA 70072 Phone: 504-347-5511 Regenia S. Burton The Pathology Laboratory 830 W Bayou Pines Dr Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-436-9557 Edgar Shannon Cooper Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 1514 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3387 Randall Douglas Craver Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Pathology 200 Henry Clay Ave., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9873 Philip J. Daroca, Jr. Tulane University School of Medicine Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 1430 Tulane Ave. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5224 Guillermo Antonio Herrera LSU Health Shreveport Department of Pathology 1501 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-4557 Pamela Canale Martin Touro Infirmary Division of Dermatopathology 1401 Foucher St, 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-8418 William Proctor Newman III LSU Health Sciences Center Department of Pathology 1901 Perdido St, Ste. 5103 New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-568-6077 Elise Occhipinti Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 1514 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3510 Francis Rodwig Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 1514 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3208 Robert L. Rumsey The Pathology Laboratory 830 W Bayou Pines Dr Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-436-9557 Elba A. Turbat-Herrera LSU Health Shreveport Department of Pathology 1501 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-5860

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Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Sami L. Bahna LSU Health Shreveport Allergy and Immunology Clinic Women’s and Children’s Clinic Bldg, 1st Fl 1602 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-7625 Jane M. S. El-Dahr Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane Pediatric Specialty Clinic Section of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 501 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253 Kenneth Paris Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Division of Allergy and Immunology 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9589 Ricardo U. Sorensen Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Division of Allergy and Immunology 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9589

Pediatric Anesthesiology Brandon Black Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Anesthesiology 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9456 Jimmie E. Colon Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3755 Daniel P. Corsino Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3755 Stanley Martin Hall Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Anesthesiology 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9456 John Frederick Heaton Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Anesthesiology 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9456 George P. Koclanes Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Anesthesiology 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9456

Sheryl Lynn Sawatsky Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Anesthesiology 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9456 Louis G. Shenk III Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Anesthesiology 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9456

Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Joseph Caspi Children’s Hospital of New Orleans The Heart Center Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3309 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-3928

Pediatric Cardiology Michael Brumund Children’s Hospital of New Orleans The Heart Center Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3309 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9751 Michael Crapanzano Pediatric Cardiology Associates 7777 Hennessy Blvd., Ste. 103 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-767-6700 Kelly Gajewski Children’s Hospital of New Orleans The Heart Center Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3309 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9751 R. Les Hixon Pediatric Cardiology Associates 7777 Hennessy Blvd., Ste. 103 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-767-6700 Terry Dean King Ochsner Health Center For Children 300 Pavilion Rd West Monroe, LA 71292 Phone: 318-323-1100 Victor William Lucas, Jr. Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center for Children Section of Pediatric Cardiology 1315 Jefferson Hwy., 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3900 Ernest S. Siwik Children’s Hospital of New Orleans The Heart Center Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3308 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9751

Thomas Young Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center for Children Section of Pediatric Cardiology 1315 Jefferson Hwy., 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-5200

Pediatric Cardiovascular Anesthesia Jimmie E. Colon Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3755

Pediatric Critical Care Olugbenga Akingbola Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Section of Pediatric Critical Care 4700 S I-10 Service Rd W Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-780-4401 Brian W. Binck Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center Division of Pediatric Critical Care 7777 Hennessy Blvd Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-767-6700 Bonnie Desselle Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Division of Critical Care 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-899-9511 Edwin Michael Frieberg Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Section of Pediatric Critical Care 4700 S 1-10 Service Rd W Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-780-8282 Robert Lee Hopkins Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane Pediatric Specialty Clinic Section of Pediatric Pulmonology 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 401 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253 L. Keith Scott LSU Health Shreveport Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine 1501 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-6094

Pediatric Dermatology Jeffrey C. Poole Poole Dermatology 111 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Ste. 406 Metairie, LA 70005 Phone: 504-838-8225

Pediatric Endocrinology Stuart A. Chalew Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Division of Endocrinology Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3040 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-2888 Ricardo Gomez Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Neurology Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3020 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-2888 Neslihan K. Gungor LSU Health Shreveport Section of Pediatric Endocrinology Women’s and Children’s Clinic Bldg, 1st Fl 1602 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-6070 Robert McVie LSU Health Shreveport Section of Pediatric Endocrinology Women’s and Children’s Clinic Bldg, 1st Fl 1602 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-6070 Mary A. Younger Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane Pediatric Specialty Clinic Section of Pediatric Endocrinology 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 401 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253

Pediatric Gastroenterology John Brannon Alberty Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Pediatric Speciality Clinic Gastroenterology 7777 Hennessy Blvd., Ste. 502 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-765-6834 Ilana S. Fortgang Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates 1111 Medical Center Blvd., Ste. S450 Marrero, LA 70072 Phone: 504-349-6401

Pediatric General Hepatology Ilana S. Fortgang Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates 1111 Medical Center Blvd., Ste. S450 Marrero, LA 70072 Phone: 504-349-6401


Pediatric HematologyOncology Renee V. Gardner Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders 200 Henry Clay Ave., 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9740 Craig Lotterman Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center for Children Section of Hematology and Oncology 1315 Jefferson Highway, 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3900 Tammuella E. Singleton Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane Pediatric Specialty Clinic Section of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 401 New Orleans, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253 Maria C. Velez Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders 200 Henry Clay Ave., 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9740 Raymond G. Watts Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders 200 Henry Clay Ave., 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9740

Pediatric Infectious Disease Thomas Alchediak Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane General Pediatric Clinic 4740 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 300 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253 Joseph A. Bocchini, Jr. LSU Health Shreveport Section of Pediatric Infectious Disease Women’s and Children’s Clinic Bldg, 1st Fl 1602 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-6081 Lorna Seybolt CrescentCare Health & Wellness Center 3308 Tulane Ave. New Orleans, LA 70119 Phone: 504-207-2273 Margarita Silio Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane General Pediatric Clinic 4740 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 300 Metairie, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-6253

Russell Wesley Steele Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center for Children Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases 1315 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3900 Russell Barrett Van Dyke Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane Pediatric Specialty Clinic Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 501 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253

Pediatric Medical Genetics Hans Christoph Andersson Hayward Genetics Center Tulane Lakeside Medical Office Bldg, 4th Fl 4720 S I-10 Service Rd New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5101

Pediatric Nephrology Diego H. Aviles Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Division of Nephrology Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3040 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9238 Samir S. El-Dahr Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane Pediatric Specialty Clinic Section of Pediatric Nephrology 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 401 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253

Pediatric Neurological Surgery Christina M. Notarianni University Neurosurgery 1811 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Ste. 200 Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-795-2638

Pediatric Obesity Mary A. Younger Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane Pediatric Specialty Clinic Section of Pediatric Endocrinology 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 401 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253

Pediatric Ophthalmology George S. Ellis, Jr. Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Ophthalmology Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3104 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9426 Horatio Sprague Eustis Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 10th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3995 Robert Allen Gordon Tulane Medical Center Tulane Ophthalmology Clinic 1415 Tulane Ave., 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5831

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery William K. Accousti Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9569 Joseph A. Gonzales, Jr. Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9569 Stephen Douglas Heinrich Tulane Pediatric Orthopaedic Clinic 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 301 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-8010 Andrew G. King Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9569 Sean Waldron Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center For Children Section of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery 1315 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3970

Pediatric Otolaryngology Adele K. Evans Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Otolaryngology 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-2888

John Lindhe Guarisco Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4080 Kimsey Rodriguez Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4080

Pediatric Pathology Randall Douglas Craver Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Pathology 200 Henry Clay Ave., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9873

Pediatric Pulmonology Scott H. Davis Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane Pediatric Specialty Clinic Section of Pediatric Pulmonology 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 501 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253 Robert Lee Hopkins Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane Pediatric Specialty Clinic Section of Pediatric Pulmonology 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 401 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253 Michael Philip Kiernan Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane Pediatric Specialty Clinic Section of Pediatric Pulmonology 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 501 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253 Kristin N. Van Hook Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center for Children Section of Pulmonary Medicine 1315 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3900

Pediatric Radiation Oncology Troy Gene Scroggins, Jr. Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Radiation Oncology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3440

Ellen (Elly) Zakris Touro Infirmary Department of Radiation Oncology 1401 Foucher St, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-8387

Charles Calvin Coleman Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Calhoun Behavioral Center 935 Calhoun St. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-7790

Pediatric Radiology

Robert A. Dahmes 4480 General DeGaulle Dr., Ste. 107 New Orleans, LA 70131 Phone: 504-393-6355

Jane D. Congeni Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Radiology 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9565 Arthur J. Kenney Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Radiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3470

Pediatric Rheumatology Jane M. S. El-Dahr Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane Pediatric Specialty Clinic Section of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 501 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253 Abraham Gedalia Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Division of Rheumatology Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3020 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9385

Pediatric Specialist/ Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine Sue Ellen Abdalian Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane General Pediatric Clinic 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 300 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253

Pediatric Specialist/Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Milton Webster Anderson Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4025

Richard F. Dalton, Jr. Capital Area Human Services Bldg 1 4615 Government St. Baton Rouge, LA 70806 Phone: 225-922-0445 John deBack Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group The Family Center 7777 Hennessy Blvd., Ste. 6000 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-765-8648 Martin J. Drell LSU Healthcare Network Gravier Multi-Specialty Clinic Department of Psychiatry 2025 Gravier St, 7th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-412-1580 Stacy Drury Tulane Pediatric Behavioral Health Clinic 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 309 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-4794 Mary Margaret Gleason Tulane Pediatric Behavioral Health Clinic 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 309 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-4794 Daphne Ann Glindmeyer 601 River Highlands Blvd., Ste. 100 Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-888-1414 Jessica Hof 1426 Amelia St. New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-810-7590 Rita Y. Horton LSU Health Shreveport Child Psychiatry Faculty Clinic 820 Jordan St, Ste. 104 Shreveport, LA 71101 Phone: 318-676-5002 Lakisha Y. Mamon LSU Health Sciences Center Department of Psychiatry 1542 Tulane Ave., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-412-5800

Ted Bloch III 3525 Prytania St, Ste. 211 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-7939

Pamela McPherson Northwest Louisiana Human Services District 1310 N Hearne Ave. Shreveport, LA 71107 Phone: 318-676-5111

Gordon Lane Blundell, Jr. 179 Hwy 22 E, Ste. 100 Madisonville, LA 70447 Phone: 985-845-8101

Richard Howard Morse 4417 Danneel St. New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-891-2354

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Paul G. Pelts 1539 Jackson Ave., Ste. 300 New Orleans, LA 70130 Phone: 504-581-3933 Jason Murphy Wuttke 1539 Jackson Ave., Ste. 300 New Orleans, LA 70130 Phone: 504-581-3933 Charles Henry Zeanah, Jr. Tulane Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology Services 131 S Robertson St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5405

Pediatric Specialist/ NeonatalPerinatal Medicine Brian Barkemeyer Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Division of Neonatology 200 Henry Clay Ave., 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9418 Minnie Marlene Buis Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Division of Neonatology 200 Henry Clay Ave., 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9418 Jay Paul Goldsmith Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Section of Neonatology 4700 S I-10 Service Rd W Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-780-4583 Bedford Nieves-Cruz Terrebonne General Medical Center Division of Neonatology 8166 Main St. Houma, LA 70360 Phone: 985-858-7300 Staci Marie Olister Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Division of Neonatology 200 Henry Clay Ave., 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9418 Arun Kumar Pramanik LSU Health Shreveport Section of Neonatology 1501 Kings Hwy., 5th Fl Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-675-7277 Dana L. Rivera Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Division of Neonatology 200 Henry Clay Ave., 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9418 Steven Brian Spedale Woman’s Hospital Infamedics 100 Woman’s Way, 3rd Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70817 Phone: 225-928-2555

Pediatric Specialist/ Neurology, Epilepsy Shannon McGuire Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Neurology Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3040 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-2888

Pediatric Specialist/ Neurology, General Stephen Russell Deputy Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Neurology Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3040 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-2888 Jessica R. Gautreaux Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Neurology Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3040 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-2888 Shannon McGuire Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Neurology Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3040 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-2888 Stephen L. Nelson Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane Pediatric Specialty Clinic Section of Pediatric Neurology 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 401 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253 Ann Henderson Tilton Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Neurology Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3340 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9458

Pediatric Specialist/ Neurology, Movement Disorders Ann Henderson Tilton Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Neurology Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3340 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9458

Pediatric Specialist/ Neurology, Muscular Dystrophy Ann Henderson Tilton Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Neurology Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3340 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9458

Pediatric Specialist/ Neurology, Neuromuscular Disease Ann Henderson Tilton Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Neurology Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3340 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9458

Pediatric Specialist/ Pediatric Metabolic Diseases Hans Christoph Andersson Hayward Genetics Center Tulane Lakeside Medical Office Bldg, 4th Fl 4720 S I-10 Service Rd New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5101

Pediatric Surgery

Maria Weimer Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Neurology Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3040 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-2888

Vincent Robert Adolph Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Pediatric Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3907

Joaquin Wong Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Neurology Ambulatory Care Center, Ste. 3314 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9458

Kenneth Wayne Falterman Women’s and Children’s Hospital Kid’s Specialty Center Department of Surgery 4704 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, 2nd Fl Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: 337-371-3101

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Rodney B. Steiner Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Pediatric Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 6th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3907

Pediatric Urology Frank Raymond Cerniglia, Jr. Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Pediatric Urology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4083 John Alexander Mata LSU Health Shreveport Division of Pediatric Urology Ambulatory Care Center, 3rd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-626-2750 Joseph Ortenberg Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Department of Urology Ambulatory Care Center 200 Henry Clay Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-9233

Pediatrics/ General Thomas Alchediak Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane General Pediatric Clinic 4740 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 300 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253 Susan M. Bankston The Baton Rouge Clinic Pediatric Medicine 7373 Perkins Rd, 1st Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-4888 John S. Barbara Metairie Pediatrics 2201 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Ste. 300 Metairie, LA 70002 Phone: 504-833-7374 Kimberley J. Barner Bayou Pediatric Associates 569 Enterprise Dr Houma, LA 70360 Phone: 985-868-5440 Darrell Stone Barnett Pediatric Associates 1549 E 70th St, Ste. 300 Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-681-4896 Ronald L. Bombet The Baton Rouge Clinic Pediatric Medicine 7373 Perkins Rd, 1st Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-4888 Daniel Richard Bronfin Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center for Children Section of General Pediatrics 1315 Jefferson Hwy., 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3900

Richard Louis Brooke Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center Pediatric Clinic 1978 Industrial Blvd Houma, LA 70363 Phone: 985-873-1730 Samira Brown Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center for Children Section of General Pediatrics 1315 Jefferson Hwy., 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3900 Traci Brumund The Baton Rouge Clinic Pediatric Medicine 7373 Perkins Rd, 1st Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-4888 Danielle Calix Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center for Children - Destrehan Section of General Pediatrics 13100 River Rd, Ste. 250 Destrehan, LA 70047 Phone: 985-764-6036 Robert W. Clarke, Jr. Bayou Pediatric Associates 569 Enterprise Dr Houma, LA 70360 Phone: 985-868-5440 Cary A. Culbertson Metairie Pediatrics 2201 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Ste. 300 Metairie, LA 70002 Phone: 504-833-7374 Terry L. Cummings Tulane Multispecialty Clinic at University Square Sections of General Academic Pediatrics and Internal Medicine 200 Broadway St, Ste. 230 New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-9000 Theresa Lynn Dise Tulane Multispecialty Clinic at University Square Section of General Academic Pediatrics 200 Broadway St, Ste. 230 New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-9000 Hosea Joseph Doucet III Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane General Pediatric Clinic 4740 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 300 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253 David Anderson Estes, Jr. Napoleon Pediatrics 3040 33rd St. Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-219-0880 Patrice B. Evers Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane General Pediatric Clinic 4740 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 300 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253 Bernard Ferrer Bayou Pediatric Associates 569 Enterprise Dr Houma, LA 70360 Phone: 985-868-5440

Marc A. Fisher 12A Westbank Expy, Ste. 100 Gretna, LA 70053 Phone: 504-361-0234 Lois Herd Gesn Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center - O’Neal Section of General Pediatrics 16777 Medical Center Dr., Ste. 100 Baton Rouge, LA 70816 Phone: 225-754-3278 Amy Glick Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center for Children Section of General Pediatrics 4901 Veterans Memorial Blvd Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-887-1133 Kathleen Gorman Hales Pediatrics 3525 Prytania St, Ste. 602 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-0744 Patricia Granier Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center for Children Section of General Pediatrics 4901 Veterans Memorial Blvd Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-887-1133 Stephen Wilson Hales Hales Pediatrics 3525 Prytania St, Ste. 602 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-0744 Robert Davis Haynie Mid City Pediatrics 2225 Line Ave. Shreveport, LA 71104 Phone: 318-221-2225 Michael G. Heller, Jr. Napoleon Pediatrics 3040 33rd St. Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-219-0880 David Garrett Hill Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Pediatrics at O’Donovan 5131 O’Donovan Dr., Ste. 301 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-490-0393 Jennifer V. Hogan Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Summa Section of General Pediatrics 9001 Summa Ave., 1st Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-761-5200 Amanda Brown Jackson Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center for Children Section of General Pediatrics 4901 Veterans Memorial Blvd Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-887-1133 Michael Keith Judice 4630 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Ste. 102 Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: 337-989-2322


Charles Maurice Kantrow III Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center for Children Section of General Pediatrics 1315 Jefferson Hwy., 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3900 Stuart Landry Children’s Clinic of Southwest Louisiana 2903 1st Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-478-6480 Betty P. Lo-Blais LSU Healthcare Network St. Charles Multi-Specialty Clinic Section of General Internal Medicine 3700 Saint Charles Ave., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-412-1366 Shelley M. Martin The Baton Rouge Clinic Pediatric Medicine 7373 Perkins Rd, 1st Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-4888 Ellen Blownstine McLean Carousel Pediatrics 4224 Houma Blvd., Ste. 240 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-885-4141 Jamar A. Melton The Baton Rouge Clinic Pediatric Medicine 7373 Perkins Rd, 1st Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-4888 Elizabeth Swanson Milvid Hales Pediatrics 3525 Prytania St, Ste. 602 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-0744 Mark Vincent Morici Metairie Pediatrics 2201 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Ste. 300 Metairie, LA 70002 Phone: 504-833-7374 M. Nora Oates Hales Pediatrics 3525 Prytania St, Ste. 602 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-0744 Jennifer M. Parkerson Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center for Children Section of General Pediatrics 1315 Jefferson Hwy., 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3900 Kathryn Quarls Fairway Pediatrics 7020 N Hwy 190, Ste. C Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-871-7337 Jeanne Rademacher Carousel Pediatrics 4224 Houma Blvd., Ste. 240 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-885-4141 Renee F. Reymond Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center for Children Section of General Pediatrics 1315 Jefferson Hwy., 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3900

Kenyatta D. Shamlin Louisiana Internal Medicine & Pediatric Associates 7444 Picardy Ave. Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-424-2554 Tasha C. Shamlin Louisiana Internal Medicine & Pediatric Associates 7444 Picardy Ave. Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-424-2554 Sam Jude Solis Napoleon Pediatrics 3040 33rd St. Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-219-0880 Bruce Michael Thompson Children’s Clinic of Southwest Louisiana 2903 1st Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-478-6480 Arthur Gerard Tribou The Baton Rouge Clinic Pediatric Medicine 7373 Perkins Rd, 1st Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-4888 Carlos Alberto Trujillo Jefferson Pediatric Clinic 1111 Medical Center Blvd., Ste. N813 Marrero, LA 70072 Phone: 504-349-6813 Mark Joseph Waggenspack The Baton Rouge Clinic Pediatric Medicine 7373 Perkins Rd, 1st Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-4888 David Richard Wallace Children’s Clinic of Southwest Louisiana 2903 1st Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-478-6480 Stephen M. Weimer Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane General Pediatric Clinic 4740 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 300 Metairie, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-6253

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation John Eric Bicknell 7823 Youree Dr Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-798-6833 Joseph J. Biundo, Jr. 4315 Houma Blvd., Ste. 303 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-889-5242 Stephen Kishner University Medical Center New Orleans Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2000 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-702-5700 Sindhu Pandit Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Elmwood Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1221 S Clearview Pkwy, Ste. 200 Harahan, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3998 Gregory W. Stewart Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine 202 Janet Yulman Way New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-988-8476

Plastic Surgery Robert Johnson Allen The Center for Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction 4429 Clara St, Ste. 330 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 888-890-3437 Eileen S. Black 3798 Veterans Blvd., Ste. 100 Metairie, LA 70002 Phone: 504-883-8900 Elliott B. Black III 3798 Veterans Blvd., Ste. 100 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-883-8900 R. Graham Boyce Associated Surgical Specialists 350 Lakeview Ct, Ste. C Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-845-2677

Danny Scott Wood The Baton Rouge Clinic Pediatric Medicine 7373 Perkins Rd, 1st Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-9290

Holly Dawn Casey Wall The Wall Center for Plastic Surgery 8600 Fern Ave. Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-795-0801

Mary A. Younger Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children Tulane Pediatric Specialty Clinic Section of Pediatric Endocrinology 4720 S I-10 Service Rd W, Ste. 401 Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-988-6253

Ralph William Colpitts Plastic Surgery Center of Southwest Louisiana 2000 S Woods Dr., Ste. B Lake Charles, LA 70605 Phone: 337-497-1958

Scott Rory Zander Lakeside Children’s Clinic 4740 S I-10 Service Rd W, 2nd Fl Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-883-3703

Frank J. DellaCroce Center for Restorative Breast Surgery 1717 Saint Charles Ave. New Orleans, LA 70130 Phone: 504-899-2800 J. Kevin Duplechain 1103 Kaliste Saloom Rd, Ste. 300 Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: 337-456-3282

H. Devon Graham III Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4080 David Albert Jansen 3900 Veterans Blvd., Ste. 200 Metairie, LA 70002 Phone: 504-455-1000 Jeffrey J. Joseph Acadian Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery Center 1000 W Pinhook Rd, Ste. 201 Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-237-0650 Michael H. Moses 1603 2nd St. New Orleans, LA 70130 Phone: 504-895-7200 Thomas Moulthrop Hedgewood Plastic Surgery 2427 Saint Charles Ave. New Orleans, LA 70130 Phone: 504-895-7642 Hugo St. Hilaire LSU Healthcare Network St. Charles Multi-Specialty Clinic Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 3700 Saint Charles Ave., 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-412-1240 Scott K. Sullivan, Jr. Center for Restorative Breast Surgery 1717 Saint Charles Ave. New Orleans, LA 70130 Phone: 504-899-2800 Chris Trahan Center for Restorative Breast Surgery 1717 Saint Charles Ave. New Orleans, LA 70130 Phone: 504-899-2800 Simeon H. Wall, Jr. The Wall Center for Plastic Surgery 8600 Fern Ave. Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-795-0801

Psychiatry James G. Barbee 3439 Magazine St. New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-891-8808 J. Robert Barnes 1301 Amelia St, Ste. A New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-891-7000 Charles Kelso Billings, Jr. 720 Lafayette St. Gretna, LA 70053 Phone: 504-366-9707 Ted Bloch III 3525 Prytania St, Ste. 211 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-7939 Jose Calderon-Abbo 3439 Magazine St. New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-891-8808

Charles Chester Center for Individual and Family Counseling 3500 N Causeway Blvd., Ste. 1410 Metairie, LA 70002 Phone: 504-838-9919 Stephen R. Cochran 1426 Amelia St. New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-891-6020 Charles Calvin Coleman Children’s Hospital of New Orleans Calhoun Behavioral Center 935 Calhoun St. New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-896-7790 Erich J. Conrad LSU Healthcare Network Gravier Multi-Specialty Clinic Department of Psychiatry 2025 Gravier St, 7th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-412-1580 Kathleen Crapanzano Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group The Family Center 5131 O’Donovan Dr., Ste. 300 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-374-0400 Maria Cruse Thibodaux Regional Medical Center Department of Psychiatry 604 N Acadia Rd, Ste. 201 Thibodaux, LA 70301 Phone: 985-493-9304

Milton L. Harris, Jr. Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System New Orleans VA Outpatient Clinic Department of Psychiatry 3434 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70161 Phone: 504-539-5744 Gerald Heintz Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group The Family Center 7777 Hennessy Blvd., Ste. 6000 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-765-8648 Dean Anthony Hickman Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Psychiatry 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4025 Janet Elaine Johnson Tulane Medical Center Section of Adult Psychiatry Tidewater Bldg, 10th Fl 1440 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-2201 Schoener Michele LaPrairie Florida Parishes Human Services Authority 835 Pride Dr., Ste. B Hammond, LA 70401 Phone: 985-543-4333 John Robert Macgregor, Jr. 1502 W Causeway Approach, Ste. D Mandeville, LA 70471 Phone: 985-626-3400

Robert A. Dahmes 4480 General DeGaulle Dr., Ste. 107 New Orleans, LA 70131 Phone: 504-393-6355

P. Michael Mahony Center for Individual and Family Counseling 3500 N Causeway Blvd., Ste. 1410 Metairie, LA 70002 Phone: 504-838-9919

George Cecil Daul, Jr. Professional Psychotherapy Network 1529 River Oaks Rd W, Ste. 123 New Orleans, LA 70123 Phone: 504-729-4414

Harminder Singh Mallik Tulane Medical Center Section of Forensic Psychiatry 100 Innwood Dr., Ste. A Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 504-592-9500

Burl E. Forgey Psychiatry Associates of Baton Rouge 9229 Bluebonnet Blvd Baton Rouge, LA 70810 Phone: 225-769-7575 Edward F. Foulks Central City Behavioral Health Center 2221 Philip St. New Orleans, LA 70113 Phone: 504-568-6650 David Galarneau Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Psychiatry 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4025 Kendall Genre 8438 Oak St, Ste. B New Orleans, LA 70118 Phone: 504-322-3936 Daphne Ann Glindmeyer 601 River Highlands Blvd., Ste. 100 Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-888-1414

Donna M. Mancuso 1301 Antonine St, Ste. 500 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-208-1035 Pamela McPherson Northwest Louisiana Human Services District 1310 N Hearne Ave. Shreveport, LA 71107 Phone: 318-676-5111 Christopher D. Meyers 3525 Prytania St, Ste. 518 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-895-5533 Richard Howard Morse 4417 Danneel St. New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-891-2354 Andrew E. Morson Integrated Behavioral Health 400 Poydras St, Ste. 1950 New Orleans, LA 70130 Phone: 504-322-3837 Jayendra K. Patel Lake Area Psychiatry 333 Dr Michael DeBakey Dr., Ste. 220 Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-478-9331

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Nicholas G. Pejic Atlas Psychiatry 1301 Antonine St. New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-899-1682 Jose Manuel Pena Tulane Medical Center Tulane Behavioral Health Clinic 1415 Tulane Ave., 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-4794 Arwen Podesta 4322 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70119 Phone: 504-252-0026 Dean Edward Robinson Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System Mental Health Service 2400 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70119 Phone: 504-507-2000 Alvin Martin Rouchell Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Psychiatry 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4025 Alphonse Kenison Roy III Addiction Recovery Resources 4933 Wabash St. Metairie, LA 70001 Phone: 504-780-2766 Janet Seligson-Dowie 1301 Antonine St, Ste. 500 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-507-8201 Marilyn M. Skinner 300 Codifer Blvd., Ste. B Metairie, LA 70005 Phone: 504-891-3001 Mark Harold Townsend LSU Healthcare Network Gravier Multi-Specialty Clinic Department of Psychiatry 2025 Gravier St, 7th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-412-1580 Mark Henry Zielinski Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group The Family Center 5131 O’Donovan Dr., Ste. 300 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-374-0400

Pulmonary Medicine Juzar Ali LSU Healthcare Network St. Charles Multi-Specialty Clinic Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 3700 Saint Charles Ave., 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-412-1517 Gregory Jacob Ardoin The Lung Center 201 4th St, Ste. 1A Alexandria, LA 71301 Phone: 318-769-5864 John Areno Overton Brooks VA Medical Center Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 510 E Stoner Ave. Shreveport, LA 71101 Phone: 318-221-8411

Stephen P. Brierre LSU Healthcare Network Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 8585 Picardy Ave., Ste. 313 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-381-2755 Robert Craig Broussard Pulmonary Associates of Southwest Louisiana 2770 3rd Ave., Ste. 110 Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-494-2750 Walter Dwayne Brown Lafayette General Medical Center Pulmonary Clinic Professional Office Bldg, Ste. 101 155 Hospital Dr Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-234-3204 Clifford Braddock Burns Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 9th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4055 Bennett Paul DeBoisblanc University Medical Center New Orleans Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Center 2000 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-702-5700 Thomas James Gullatt St. Francis Medical Center Hospitalist Group 309 Jackson St. Monroe, LA 71201 Phone: 318-966-4541 Susan H. Gunn Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 9th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4055 William H. Hines, Sr. The Baton Rouge Clinic Pulmonology 7373 Perkins Rd, 1st Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-9240 Mark Kenneth Hodges The Baton Rouge Clinic Pulmonology 7373 Perkins Rd, 1st Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-246-9240 Robert Cary Holladay LSU Health Shreveport Pulmonary Clinic Ambulatory Care Center, 2nd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-813-2500 Surma Jain Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 9th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4055

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Stephen Phillips Kantrow Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 9th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4055

Judd Ernest Shellito LSU Healthcare Network Kenner Multi-Specialty Clinic Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 200 W Esplanade Ave., Ste. 701 Kenner, LA 70065 Phone: 504-412-1705

Ross C. Klingsberg Tulane Medical Center Tulane Lung Center 1415 Tulane Ave., 7th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-8600

Charles Clarence Smith III Internal Medicine Specialists 3525 Prytania St, Ste. 526 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-648-2500

Joseph Alexander Lasky Tulane Medical Center Tulane Lung Center 1415 Tulane Ave., 7th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-8600 Stuart J. Lebas Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Critical Care Medicine Service Medical Plaza 1 7777 Hennessy Blvd., Ste. 701 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-765-5864 Carol M. Mason LSU Healthcare Network Kenner Multi-Specialty Clinic Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 200 W Esplanade Ave., Ste. 701 Kenner, LA 70065 Phone: 504-412-1705 Shawn Arlen Milligan Overton Brooks VA Medical Center Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 510 E Stoner Ave. Shreveport, LA 71101 Phone: 318-221-8411 Thomas Gerard Nuttli East Jefferson General Hospital Pulmonary Services 4200 Houma Blvd., 3rd Fl Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-503-5205 Jaime Palomino Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System Section of Pulmonary Disease 2400 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70119 Phone: 504-507-2000

James Garland Smith, Jr. St. Francis Medical Center Hospitalist Group 309 Jackson St. Monroe, LA 71201 Phone: 318-966-4541 Kenneth B. Smith East Jefferson General Hospital Pulmonary Services 4200 Houma Blvd., 3rd Fl Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-503-5205 David E. Taylor Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 9th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4055 Ben Frank Thompson III Pulmonary Associates of Southwest Louisiana 2770 3rd Ave., Ste. 110 Lake Charles, LA 70601 Phone: 337-494-2750 Brad D. Vincent Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Critical Care Medicine Service Medical Plaza 1 7777 Hennessy Blvd., Ste. 701 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Phone: 225-765-5864 Robert E. Walter LSU Health Shreveport Pulmonary Clinic Ambulatory Care Center, 2nd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-813-2500

Radiation Oncology

Nereida Alicia Parada Tulane Medical Center Tulane Lung Center 1415 Tulane Ave., 7th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-8600

Robert Lee Ebeling, Jr. Northeast Louisiana Cancer Institute 411 Calypso St, Ste. 100 Monroe, LA 71201 Phone: 318-966-1900

Matthew L. Schuette SMH Physicians Network Pulmonology 1051 Gause Blvd., Ste. 290 Slidell, LA 70458 Phone: 985-280-7456

Gregory Charles Henkelmann Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Southeast Louisiana Radiation Oncology Group 4950 Essen Ln Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-767-0847

Leonardo Seoane Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Pulmonology, Lung Transplant and Critical Care 1514 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4400

Steven I. Hightower SMH Regional Cancer Center 1120 Robert Blvd., Ste. 100 Slidell, LA 70458 Phone: 985-280-8688

Maurice Leon King Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Southeast Louisiana Radiation Oncology Group 4950 Essen Ln Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-767-0847

Evangelos A. Liokis Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Covington Department of Radiology 1000 Ochsner Blvd Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-875-2828

Paul David Monsour East Jefferson Radiation Oncology 4204 Houma Blvd., Ste. 100 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-454-1727

Gary B. Lum Imaging Center of Louisiana 8338 Summa Ave., Ste. 100 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-761-8988

Perri Prellop OncoLogics 4809 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Ste. 100 Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: 337-769-8660 Lane Rosen Willis-Knighton Cancer Center Radiation Oncology Services 2600 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71103 Phone: 318-212-4639 Troy Gene Scroggins, Jr. Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Radiation Oncology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3440 Ellen (Elly) Zakris Touro Infirmary Department of Radiation Oncology 1401 Foucher St, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-8387

Charles Claiborne Matthews Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Radiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3470 James Milburn Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Radiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3470 Robert Restrepo Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Covington Department of Radiology 1000 Ochsner Blvd Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-875-2828

Radiology

Dana Hampton Smetherman Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Radiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3470

Edward Bluth Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Radiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3470

Richard Tupler Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Radiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3470

James Gary Caridi Tulane Cancer Center Clinic 150 S Liberty St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-6300

Moises Yoselevitz Lafayette General Medical Center Department of Interventional Radiology 1214 Coolidge St. Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-289-7970

Daniel A. Devun Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Radiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3470 Joseph Daniel Hajjar Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Covington Department of Radiology 1000 Ochsner Blvd Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-875-2828 Blaine H. Hoppe Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center Acadiana Radiology Group 4801 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: 337-470-2180 Dennis Kay Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Radiology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., 2nd Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3470

Rheumatology Joseph J. Biundo, Jr. 4315 Houma Blvd., Ste. 303 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-889-5242 William Eugene Davis Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Rheumatology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3920 Luis R. Espinoza LSU Healthcare Network Gravier Multi-Specialty Clinic Section of Rheumatology 2025 Gravier St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-412-1517 Madelaine T. Feldman The Rheumatology Group 2633 Napoleon Ave., Ste. 530 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-899-1120


Stephen Michael Lindsey Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Summa Section of Rheumatology 9001 Summa Ave., 2nd Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-761-5200 Robert James Quinet Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Rheumatology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 5th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3920

Surgery James L. Barr Delta Vein Care 1655 Louisville Ave. Monroe, LA 71201 Phone: 318-388-8880 Humberto Bohorquez Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3925 John S. Bolton Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Surgical Oncology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 8th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4070 J. Philip Boudreaux LSU Healthcare Network Kenner Multi-Specialty Clinic Neuroendocrine Clinic 200 W Esplanade Ave., Ste. 200 Kenner, LA 70065 Phone: 504-464-8500 E. Paul Breaux III 457 Heymann Blvd Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-237-5774 David Bruce Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3925 Ian Carmody Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3925 Daniel J. Carroll 1000 W Pinhook Rd, Ste. 310 Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-233-9900 Bruce Palmer Cleland Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Summa Department of Surgery 9001 Summa Ave., 3rd Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-761-5200

Ari J. Cohen Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3925 Kelvin Contreary 4224 Houma Blvd., Ste. 310 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-454-6338 Brian Dockendorf Highland Clinic - General and Vascular Surgery 1455 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Ste. 202 Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-798-4600 Joseph Benton Dupont, Jr. Baton Rouge General Surgical Associates 8595 Picardy Ave., Ste. 235 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-763-4820 Daniel Joseph Frey 501 W Saint Mary Blvd., Ste. 420 Lafayette, LA 70506 Phone: 337-456-5765 Philip Gachassin Lafayette Surgical Hospital Acadiana Weight Loss Surgery 1000 W Pinhook Rd, Ste. 310 Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-233-9900 Forrest Dean Griffen University Health Shreveport Surgery Clinic Ambulatory Care Center, 3rd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71103 Phone: 318-626-0617 Christian Hasney Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4080 John Patrick Hunt III University Medical Center New Orleans Section of Trauma Surgery 2000 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-702-5700

Kenneth John Laborde 1000 W Pinhook Rd, Ste. 302 Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-232-8230

Joseph Frank Uddo, Jr. 4224 Houma Blvd., Ste. 450 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-454-4441

Russell T. Lolley Glenwood Surgery Associates 102 Thomas Rd, Ste. 203 West Monroe, LA 71291 Phone: 318-329-8445

Surgical Oncology

George E. Loss, Jr. Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 1st Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-3925 George R. Merriman II Surgical Specialist 949 Olive St. Shreveport, LA 71104 Phone: 318-222-3132 Thomas Moulthrop Hedgewood Plastic Surgery 2427 Saint Charles Ave. New Orleans, LA 70130 Phone: 504-895-7642 William Lewis Norwood Norwood Surgical Specialists 2751 Albert Bicknell Dr., Ste. 3A Shreveport, LA 71130 Phone: 318-636-9905 Daniel Wehrmann Nuss Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center Head and Neck Center 4950 Essen Ln, Ste. 400 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-765-1765 Kathryn Richardson University Health Shreveport Surgery Clinic Ambulatory Care Center, 3rd Fl 1606 Kings Hwy. Shreveport, LA 71103 Phone: 318-626-0617 William S. Richardson Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 8th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4070 Douglas P. Slakey Tulane Medical Center GI and Surgery Clinic 1415 Tulane Ave., 6th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5110

John S. Bolton Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Surgical Oncology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 8th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4070 J. Philip Boudreaux LSU Healthcare Network Kenner Multi-Specialty Clinic Neuroendocrine Clinic 200 W Esplanade Ave., Ste. 200 Kenner, LA 70065 Phone: 504-464-8500 Joseph Benton Dupont, Jr. Baton Rouge General Surgical Associates 8595 Picardy Ave., Ste. 235 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-763-4820 George Michael Fuhrman Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 8th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4070

Victor E. Tedesco IV Lafayette General Medical Center Heart & Vascular Center of Acadiana 155 Hospital Dr., Ste. 201 Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-289-7999

Urology Robert M. Alexander Houma Surgi-Center & Urology Clinic 1020 School St. Houma, LA 70360 Phone: 985-868-7091 Edward F. Breaux Southern Urology 1016 Coolidge Blvd Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-233-6665 Chris Fontenot Southern Urology Bldg 7 200 Beaullieu Dr Lafayette, LA 70508 Phone: 337-232-4555

Henry J. KaufmanIV 457 Heymann Blvd Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-237-5774

Harold Anthony Fuselier, Jr. LSU Healthcare Network Metairie Multi-Specialty Clinic Department of Urology 3700 St. Charles Ave., 5th Fl Metairie, LA 70115 Phone: 504-412-1520

Alan Jerry Stolier Center for Restorative Breast Surgery 1717 Saint Charles Ave. New Orleans, LA 70130 Phone: 504-899-2800

Wayne John G. Hellstrom Tulane Medical Center Tulane Urology and Fertility Clinic 1415 Tulane Ave., 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-2536

Eugene A. Woltering LSU Healthcare Network Kenner Multi-Specialty Clinic Neuroendocrine Clinic 200 W Esplanade Ave., Ste. 200 Kenner, LA 70065 Phone: 504-464-8500

Eric Laborde Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Urology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4083

Thoracic Surgery Robert C. DeWitt Louisiana Cardiovascular and Thoracic Institute 3311 Prescott Rd, Ste. 202 Alexandria, LA 71301 Phone: 318-442-0106

Lester Wayne Johnson University Health Conway Department of Surgery 4864 Jackson St. Monroe, LA 71202 Phone: 318-330-7655

Alan Jerry Stolier Center for Restorative Breast Surgery 1717 Saint Charles Ave. New Orleans, LA 70130 Phone: 504-899-2800

Mary T. Killackey Tulane Medical Center Tulane Transplant Institute Clinic 1415 Tulane Ave., 6th Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5344

Michael J. Thomas Surgical Specialists of Louisiana 7015 Hwy 190 E Service Rd, Ste. 200 Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-234-3000

Charles J. DiCorte Ochsner Health System Ochsner Health Center Covington Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery 1000 Ochsner Blvd Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-875-2828

Michael C. Townsend Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 8th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4070

Tommy L. Fudge Thibodaux Regional Medical Center Heart and Vascular Center 604 N Acadia Rd, Ste. 409 Thibodaux, LA 70301 Phone: 985-449-4670

Charles Daniel Knight, Jr. Highland Clinic - General and Vascular Surgery 1455 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Ste. 202 Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-798-4691

P. Eugene Parrino Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 8th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4070

Stephen M. Lacour LSU Healthcare Network Metairie Multi-Specialty Clinic Department of Urology 3601 Houma Blvd., Ste. 302 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-412-1600 Melissa M. Montgomery Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Department of Urology 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Atrium Tower, 4th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4083 Scott M. Neusetzer Southern Urology 1016 Coolidge Blvd Lafayette, LA 70503 Phone: 337-233-6665

Robert S. Taylor Louisiana Urology 8080 Bluebonnet Blvd., Ste. 3000 Baton Rouge, LA 70810 Phone: 225-766-8100 Raju Thomas Tulane Medical Center Tulane Urology and Fertility Clinic 1415 Tulane Ave., 3rd Fl New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-988-5271 Richard M. Vanlangendonck Crescent City Physicians 3434 Prytania St, Ste. 450 New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-897-7196 Chester Frank Weimer Thibodaux Urological Specialists 504 N Acadia Rd Thibodaux, LA 70301 Phone: 985-447-5667 Jack Christian Winters LSU Healthcare Network Metairie Multi-Specialty Clinic Department of Urology 3601 Houma Blvd., Ste. 302 Metairie, LA 70006 Phone: 504-412-1600

Vascular Surgery Robert Craig Batson LSU Healthcare Network Westbank Multi-Specialty Clinic Section of Vascular Surgery 4500 10th St. Marrero, LA 70072 Phone: 504-412-1960 Larry Harold Hollier LSU Health Sciences Center Section of Vascular Surgery 433 Bolivar St, Ste. 815 New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504-568-4800 Charles Daniel Knight, Jr. Highland Clinic - General and Vascular Surgery 1455 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Ste. 202 Shreveport, LA 71105 Phone: 318-798-4691 Andrew J. Olinde Baton Rouge Vascular Specialty Center 8888 Summa Ave., 3rd Fl Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Phone: 225-769-4493 Malachi G. Sheahan LSU Healthcare Network Westbank Multi-Specialty Clinic Section of Vascular Surgery 4500 10th St. Marrero, LA 70072 Phone: 504-412-1960 W. Charles Sternbergh III Ochsner Health System Ochsner Medical Center Section of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Clinic Tower, 8th Fl New Orleans, LA 70121 Phone: 504-842-4070

Paul Truett Ray, Jr. Thibodaux Urological Specialists 504 N Acadia Rd Thibodaux, LA 70301 Phone: 985-447-5667

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traveler

Between the Rivers Hit the road for a getaway filled with food, fun, history and loads of nature in Vidalia and nearby Natchez, Mississippi BY Paul

F. Stahls Jr.

Strung together, four of our

northeastern parishes — clustered between the Ouachita and Mississippi rivers — offer a joyride through a wide-and-wild variety of attractions, curiosities and topography, with every town adorned and lighted in Christmas reds and greens. Such a romp would start on the Mississippi in Concordia Parish, specifically at the Louisiana Welcome Center on the grand Riverwalk in Vidalia (Suite A of the Vidalia Convention Center, 112 Front St., 318-336-7008), where Zelma Murray and staff share their vast knowledge of those parishes and highlights of their own two-mile park. Begun in 1999 on land vacated during the city’s forced retreat from the river in 1939, its greenspaces and Riverwalk stretch from the upriver Comfort Suites Hotel (318-336-1655, choicehotels. com/louisiana/vidalia/comfort-suites-hotels) down to the Riverview RV Park (318-3361400, riverviewrvpark.com), passing the convention center, two medical centers, lavish spa, gazebo, amphitheater and fountains along the way. The 1939 relocation required a new courthouse, of course, and that Art Deco beauty now serves as the Concordia Parish Library (408 Texas St., a block off U.S. 84). Old 84 leads west to Ferriday (on Lake Concordia, a year-round hotspot for big bass), where a 1939 Post Office at 218 Louisiana Ave. (its 1941 Works Progress Administration Post Office mural still on site) now houses the Delta Music Museum (318-757-9999, deltamusicmuseum.com, open Wed. through Fri.). Its Hall of Fame includes, Riverwalk of course, Ferriday’s infamous in Vidalia first cousins, Jerry Lee Lewis,

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DINING BY THE DOCKS What is it about water? Those negative ions? It makes you happy. Peppy even. And definitely hungry. The good news is The Riverfront Restaurant and Lounge in Vidalia’s Comfort Suites Hotel (100 Front St., 318-336-1655) offers indoor and open-air dining on the very bank of the Mississippi, with goodies like shrimp and catfish baskets and Friday night ribeyes. Due west, Jackie’s Riverside Steak and Seafood in Jonesville (1530 4th St., facebook.com/ jackiesriverside/, 318-339-4304) offers seafood and steaks beside the levee of Little River, near its junction with the Ouachita. On the “oxbow” lakes above Vidalia, the grill at Netterville Landing on Lake Bruin (1248 Hwy 606, nettervillelanding. com, 318-7664585, open Thurs. through Sun.) dishes out Bruin Burgers, steak quesadillas and Fried Bruin Catfish plates; a dandy lighthouse on Lake St. John beckons hungry drivers and boaters to the Duck’s Nest II for platters of seafood, frog legs and catfish (4273 State Route 568).

Mickey Gilley and Jimmy Swaggart, and the old Arcade Theater next door often features related films. Seven miles west on 84, Frogmore Plantation is uniquely equipped, with its vintage buildings and equipment as well as cutting-edge computerized gins, to present tours on every aspect of cotton farming and plantation life through the centuries (318757-3333, frogmoreplantation.com). Continue west to Jonesville, built on Troyville-era Indian mounds and ridges (see DO) at the confluence of the Ouachita and Little Rivers. Hwy. 124 follows the Ouachita north to the 1924 Classical Revival Catahoula Courthouse in Harrisonburg (with its displays of Native American artifacts), and old Fort Beauregard offers an observation deck, war memorials and picnic facilities atop its bluff where artillery once guarded the town and river. East from the Ouachita, Hwy. 8 leads to the south entrance of the Gilbert Wildlife Management Area (wlf.louisiana.gov/wma/2762), where lucky and fairly fit explorers can navigate ridgetop roads and tricky paths to waterfalls like the 18-footer on the Rock Falls Trail. Best bet? Enlist the guide services of Shawn Lillethun at the Missions of America Flea Market (406-647-2545 or 318-389-5001) at the south entrance. U.S. 425 leads north from nearby Sicily Island to Wisner, famed for its flea markets and swap shops, and on to Winnsboro in Franklin Parish, a pretty city justifiably proud of its 1907 Princess Theater at 714 Prairie St. (318-435-6299, princesstheatreinc.com) and Old Post Office Museum at 513 Prairie (318-435-3781, oldpostofficemuseum.com, open Mon. through Fri.). The theater features the “Grand Ole Franklin (Parish) Opry” every third Saturday, plus six concerts a year by visiting

do Northeast Louisiana is rich in prehistoric earthworks, with more than 20 sites (including some clusters) in Concordia, Catahoula, Franklin and Tensas alone. The trick is finding them, but don’t despair. The invaluable “Indian Mounds of Northeast Louisiana,” a driving guide compiled by the Division of Archaeology (then headed by the late State Archaeologist Thomas Eubanks), is long out of print but remains available in printable format at crt.state.la.us/dataprojects/ archaeology/moundsguide.

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(Top) performers; and the old Post Office Rock Falls preserves its original WPA mural (Bottom) (“Logging in the Louisiana Swamps” Lake Bruin State Park by Datus Myers) presents changing exhibits like the current “Oh Christmas Tree” display of over-the-top — and competitive — decorations by local businesses. Highway 4 leads east, through the pastures, fields and forests of Tensas River country, to Newellton on an oxbow named Lake St. Joseph. The town is ringed by prehistoric mound sites (see DO) and is now home of Louisiana Delta Adventures, promoters of the region’s paddle trails (brochure/maps available at louisianadeltaadventures.com). It’s six miles down the lake via Highway 608 to rambling Winter Quarters plantation, a state historic site whose grounds are accessible although the house museum is closed due to tornado damage. It was spared during Union occupation (as 14 other homes around the lake were burned) due to the Union sympathies of its owner, Dr. Haller Nutt, whose famous octagonal mansion in Natchez, Mississippi, called Longwood is open for tours. Next comes almost circular Lake Bruin, where Hwy. 604 follows its outer bank to beautiful Lake Bruin State Park (318-7663530, crt.state.la.us/louisiana-state-parks), and Netterville Landing offers pontoon and boat rentals on the inner bank (1248 Hwy. 606, nettervillelanding.com, 318-766-4585). South of the lake, the river town of St. Joseph takes pride in its 1905 Tensas Parish Courthouse (original courtroom furnishings intact), the gothic 1872 Christ Episcopal Church (splendid stained-glass windows, 120 Hancock St.), and the Tensas Parish Library/Museum housed in an 1858 Greek Revival home (135 Plank, 318-766-3781, closed weekends). Side trip: to see the precious 1850 Wesley Methodist Chapel, well kept and open for one service each spring and fall. Drive west from St. Joe and 6.5 miles west from U.S. 65 via Hwys. 568 and 892. And then, south via U.S. 65, comes Waterproof, setting of the 2001 drama titled “Waterproof” with Burt Reynolds and April Grace. It’s OK to smile when you learn that a town so named has been moved back from the river three times due to flooding. A bit farther south, turn left on Hwy. 568 to curve around Lake St. John’s oxbow to the Spokane Fishing Resort (318-7574303, spokanefishingresort.com) with its cabins, general store and boat launch adjacent to Duck’s Nest Restaurant. The quick drive back to Vidalia completes our little circle. n

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Thrills in the ‘Ville

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Nashville is for music lovers, history and the holidays By Cheré

The modern take on Southern favorites is what draws visitors to the Southern Steak & Oyster restaurant, but the restaurant is a joy to behold as well, with its walls of artifacts and a film featuring Louis Armstrong on “The Johnny Cash Show.”

Coen

Nashville is a hot city

these days — and it’s not just the chicken. Tennessee’s Music City has been hitting all kinds of lists, from being voted by Frommers and Travel+Leisure as one of the best places to travel in 2017 to the new Johnny Cash Museum landing at the top of both the Forbes and National Geographic must-see travel destination attractions. And during the holidays, the city embraces that special time of year with plentiful activities and, of course, musical events.

The biggest food craze these days is the Nashville hot chicken, chicken pieces breaded and coated with hot spices, usually cayenne, and served with white bread and pickles. Visitors may enjoy this mouth tantalizing dish in the traditional sense or served up in various ways, such as in salads or complementing a waffle for brunch.

Music The Country Music Hall of Fame envelopes an enormous space — more than 350,000 square feet. In addition to the stories-high wall of accolades, the museum offers a history of country music and its varied sounds with personal items from performers, from Elvis’ exuberant Cadillac to the drum set of Louisiana’s Hackberry Ramblers. Revolving exhibits include the “Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music” display, showcasing the unique relationship developed between Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash in the late 1960s-early 1970s. Speaking of Cash, the Johnny Cash Museum opened in 2013 and has since been named a top attraction by travel magazines

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as well as earning the AAA Gem rating. Visitors will enjoy exhibits that trace the famous musician’s rise from a turbulent childhood to worldwide fame, listen to Cash recordings and view artifacts such as guitars, clothing, gold records and Grammy Awards. There’s even a room spotlighting Cash’s Hollywood career where he appeared in movies and starred in his own TV show. Not all of the Nashville sound leans toward country. The Nashville Symphony has dedicated millions for the Schermerhorn Symphony Center where visitors can enjoy a variety of music on three levels, including

luxurious concert boxes. The holidays offer special events — Christmas with Jennifer Nettles, CeCeWinans, Handel’s “Messiah” — even a film showing of “Home Alone” while the symphony performs its soundtrack. There’s also a Family Holiday Sing-along and “Sing: An Irish Christmas” with Keith and Kristyn Getty where the audience is invited to participate.

The Art Side The Frist Center for the Visual Arts began as a post office in 1933 but the exquisite Art Deco and classicism architecture seemed destined to become an art museum. Hailed

The Loveless Café outside of town on Highway 100 has been serving up great fried chicken, biscuits and country ham since 1951. It’s a destination on to itself, attracting hundreds each day to the compound which includes gift shops, barn and game area. There’s usually a wait, so the best times to visit are non-peak times and days. To bring home Nothing says Nashville than GooGoo Clusters, decadent chocolate candy made with caramel, peanuts and marshmallow nougat. The company began here in 1912 and even though the chocolate goodness can be found in select Louisiana stores, the hometown seems to have more variety. For something healthier, Grab the Gold offers a sweet snack without gluten, trans fat, preservatives and dairy and is naturally vegan. The treats are made with organic oats, real peanut butter and other natural ingredients.


as a non-traditional art space, exhibits are revolving every six to eight weeks. There’s also a gift shop, art classes and architecture tours. Cheekwood Estate and Gardens once belonged to a family who made their fortunes in Maxwell House coffee. Now, visitors may roam the mansion and rolling hills of landscaped gardens and forests. The holidays feature a million lights throughout the property, plus weekend activities that include Santa visits, gingerbread workshops, holiday teas and more through Jan. 7, 2018.

during the winter it moves to its original home, the Ryman Auditorium, starting Nov. 3. This change allows visitors a chance to witness the worldfamous radio show on the stage where country music greats such as Minnie Pearl, Roy Acuff and Patsy Cline, among so many others, performed. Nashville goes all out with its annual Christmas Parade. The 64th annual event is Dec. 2 and promises to be the largest to date with marching bands, performers, the Titans Cheerleaders and lots more. n

Holidays Three million twinkling lights, holiday decorations galore and world-class entertainment happen every year at Gaylord Opryland, which celebrates “A Country Christmas” from Nov. 10 to Jan. 1, 2018. In addition to the 2,881-room resort with its numerous restaurants and expansive atrium, the resort that’s a destination to itself offers its “ICE!” event, featuring a Charlie Brown Christmas, Cirque Dreams Holidaze, ice skating, snow tubing, holiday river cruises and more. The Grand Ole Opry, which began in 1925 by an insurance company looking to advertise its policies with a “WSM Barn Dance” (WSM being the company’s motto, “We Shield Millions), today performs at the Grand Ole Opry House near Gaylord Opryland. But

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History The Hermitage Hotel, built in 1908, was Nashville’s first million-dollar hotel and it’s easy to understand why. The hotel named for Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage estate exudes elegance, from the footmen welcoming you into the elegant lobby that’s always decorated for the holidays to the historic details of your room. Jackson’s real Hermitage, now a National Historic Landmark, consists of the mansion — where 95 percent of the furnishings are original — and 1,000 acres. Nashville was once considered the Athens of the South, which is why an exact replica of the Greek Parthenon and 42-foot Athena statue were built for the 1897 Tennessee Centennial Exposition. Visitors can witness both in Centennial Park.

Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz may be on the road searching for treasure, but fans of their TV show, “American Pickers,” will love stopping by Antique Archaeology in the old Marathon Automobile car factory in the heart of Nashville. The company store associated with The History Channel show sells antiques and restoration lighting, plus tourist items such as hats and T-shirts.

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roadside dining

Tout de Suite’s Poche - smoked cajun country boudin, two eggs and creamy sauce piquant over organic grits

Over the River Detour away from New Orleans for an exploration of nearby historic Algiers Point by

Jyl Benson

photos by Romero

& Romero

Accessible via a ferry

ride across the Mississippi River from the foot of Canal Street in New Orleans, peaceful, historic Algiers Point, a.k.a.” The Point,” is a walkable neighborhood with plenty to do and see. Predated in age only by the French Quarter, Algiers was part of the land grant given to New Orleans at its founding in 1719. By 1911, 36 music and dance halls brought the nights to life with performances by the likes of Oscar “Papa” Celestine, “Kid” Thomas Valentine and Elizabeth “Memphis Minnie” Douglas, who lived in the area. Today the neighborhood remains popular among artists, writers and musicians and the dissolution of the riverfront industrial trade has given way to three miles of unencumbered access to the river levee, affording spectacular views of the city, memorable sunsets and romantic strolls. Frequent festivals and open-air concerts are offered on both the levee and at the Algiers Ferry Landing. Colorful, impeccably restored Victorian cottages, lush gardens and community parks line streets shaded by mature trees and former theaters and dance halls have been replaced by galleries, specialty stores, popular pubs and restaurants.

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Many residents on The Point begin their days at Tout de Suite, a popular corner-front coffee bar and café located two blacks from the ferry landing and across from a verdant park. Here, the bare wood walls are lined with works from local artists and the breakfast and lunch menus offers creative organic fare with a focus on local ingredients and both indoor and outdoor sidewalk seating. Breakfast options include the Atchafalaya (crawfish etouffee over creamy stoneground grits with two eggs) and the Poche (smoked Cajun boudin, two eggs and creamy sauce piquant over grits). For lunch there is an assortment of soups, salads, sandwiches and a daily quiche. The classic Croque Monsieur tops brioche with smoked ham and Gruyére cheese blanketed with creamy Béchamel sauce that’s bronzed under the broiler. The rotisserie chicken salad with apple wood smoked bacon is also offered as a club sandwich with tarragon mayonnaise. For the wheat Baguette au Fromage Brie, goat and Gruyére cheeses are broiled to melt-y perfection then topped with zesty arugula and cherry tomatoes. The riverfront Old Point Bar has a bohemian air. The walls are covered in license plates and old bobblehead figures, and an old military police sign forms the backdrop behind the bandstand where live music

is offered every night and on weekend afternoons. The feeling is warm, welcoming and lived-in. There’s a huge assortment of beers, many of them regional, on tap and no one is a stranger for more than a minute. A couple of blocks way the Crown & Anchor Pub bills itself as New Orleans’ only authentic English pub. There is an extensive selection of draught beer, single malt scotch, wine, mixed drinks and bottled beer. The Thursday night pub quiz and darts are popular attractions. The vibe is mellow and the place is decked in vintage decor. n

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great louisiana chef

Grill Girl Pit pioneer Carolyn Huggins Simmons bags burgers to open barbecue joint in Shreveport By

Ashley McLellan photos by Romero & Romero

Carolyn Huggins Simmons,

chef and owner of Flying Pig BBQ in Shreveport, is a fierce pioneer in the world of barbecue pit masters, a role she is asked about frequently. “As a female pit master customers are always asking me, ‘Where is your pit master?’” she says. “‘Where’s the guy who smokes your meat?’” Though Simmons may not match the traditional vision of a barbecue master, the chef uses that to her advantage. “I was raised in a very conservative family where girls don’t grill, so I am completely selftaught,” says Simmons. “This worked in my favor because I developed my own techniques.” Those techniques were developed and honed through years of travel and experiences Simmons gained throughout her early life. “I was raised in a military family and as a child I would sit in the kitchens of military wives from countries like Germany, Thailand and Japan,” she says. “I was fascinated with the flavors and smells. These amazing women gave me my first cooking lessons.” Slow-cooked meats are the main feature of Flying Pig’s menu. Eager diners load up on sweet tea brined chicken, pulled pork, coffee-cured brisket and homemade barbecue sauces and pickles. “I focus on simple foods made with high-quality ingredients and use local whenever it’s available,” she says. “People eat with their eyes, so I make sure that every plate is colorful and looks like a work of art.” No stranger to the classic Southern culinary world, Simmons won the 2015 Better Burger Project, a national competition hosted by the James Beard Foundation. That win solidified her place as a chef, and may have prompted the move to open Flying Pig BBQ.

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“I recently closed my restaurant Blue Southern Comfort because I made this great burger topped with candied bacon and it was all people would order,” she says. “I had to reopen under the new name Flying Pig BBQ to get the burger off the menu. It’s been six months and I still have PTSD from the thousands of burgers I have cooked in the past five years.” n “My holiday traditions? Get the family together on Christmas Eve and have a casual dinner that’s easy to fix because the next day the meal is a full day of cooking,” she says. “Brisket is perfect; just let it smoke all day and pig out in the evening.”


Smoked Brisket Recipe Trim one 10-12 pound whole beef brisket of excess fat, but leave ½ of fat layer. Mix ¹⁄3 cup instant espresso coffee, ¼ cup salt, 3 teaspoon granulated garlic and coat all sides of brisket. Put brisket in 250 F smoker. Cook until meat reaches 145 to 150 F internal temperature. Remove meat from smoker and completely wrap in 2 layers of foil. Return brisket to smoker and smoke until the internal temperature reaches 190 F. Remove and let rest at least 1 hour. Enjoy.

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kitchen gourmet

Sweet Versatility Whether you call them yams or sweet potatoes, there’s not much you can’t do with this multipurpose root veggie by

Stanley Dry

photos and styling by Eugenia

Uhl

The sweet potato is a remarkably

versatile vegetable. It can be fried, boiled, baked, steamed, pureed, made into bread, pancakes, fritters, waffles and puddings, served as a soup and, or vegetables or turned into a wide variety of desserts. Thanksgiving dinner in the South is unimaginable without sweet potatoes appearing on the table at least once, and often twice — first with the turkey and then again in a pie. Louisiana has long been a major producer of sweet potatoes. I have some reproductions of colorful crate labels that probably date from the 1930s, when Louisiana began calling sweet potatoes “yams” to differentiate them from sweet potatoes grown elsewhere. The labels have brand names such as Chanticleer, Bunny, Bull Frog and Magnolia. My favorite is the one for Bunny, the brand belonging to Aryon G. Boudreau in Sunset. The label depicts a demented looking rabbit eating a “yam” in the field under a full moon. The marketing of sweet potatoes as yams is responsible for the confusion about the difference between the two. Actually, a true yam is an entirely different root vegetable. The terms yam and sweet potato are used interchangeably, though some make a slight distinction. Not the Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission, though, which continues the tradition of calling a sweet potato a yam. I’m OK with “candied yams,” but “yam pie” just doesn’t sound right. Whatever you call them, in addition to being delicious, sweet potatoes are a healthful food that provides vitamins, A, C and B-6, as well as potassium, calcium, iron and magnesium, and are a good source of fiber. n

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These little turnovers—only slightly sweet and redolent of spices—are ideal for snacking or the cocktail hour. If you’d like them to have more zing, increase the amount of chipotle chile pepper.


Sweet Potato Fudge

Spicy Sweet Potato Turnovers To make filling: Wash

and peel sweet potatoes, then cut into pieces and boil until softened. Drain and mash potatoes, then measure 1 cup of mashed potatoes and combine with ¼ teaspoon coarse salt, ¼ teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper, ¼ teaspoon allspice, ¼ teaspoon ginger, ¼ teaspoon cinnamon, ¹⁄8 teaspoon chipotle chile pepper (or to taste) and 1 tablespoon cane syrup. Cool before proceeding. To make crust:

Combine 1 cup allpurpose flour and ¼ teaspoon salt in mixing bowl, then cut in 3 tablespoons cold butter and 2 tablespoons lard or shortening with 2 knives or a pastry cutter until mixture is crumbly. Turn out onto a lightlyfloured surface, knead a time or two and flatten into a disc. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes or overnight. To assemble: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. On a lightly-floured surface, roll out dough to a thickness of ¹⁄8-inch. Using a 4-inch cutter, cut circles of dough. Combine leftover dough and roll out again, then cut more circles. You should have 8 rounds.

Fill each pastry with 1 tablespoon filling, moisten the edge with ice-cold water, then fold pastry over to make a half circle. Using the tines of a fork, press the edge to seal. Place on an ungreased baking sheet and repeat until all the pastries are filled. Beat 1 egg yolk with 1 tablespoon water to make egg wash. Brush each turnover with egg wash and bake until lightly browned, about 1520 minutes. Cool on a rack.

Sweet Potato And Apple Soup This is a simple and quick soup that combines the flavor of sweet potatoes and unpeeled apples. An immersion blender that allows you to puree the soup in the pot is a great time saver. Cook 1 medium onion (chopped) in 4 tablespoons butter over medium heat until softened, about 5 minutes. Add 2 cups chicken stock or broth, 2 cups water, 4 small or 2 large sweet potatoes (peeled and sliced) and 2 unpeeled apples (cored and sliced). Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cook until sweet potato is softened, about 10-15 minutes. Puree soup, in batches, in a blender or use an immersion blender to puree soup in the cooking pot. Season to taste with coarse salt. Makes 4-6 servings.

This is a moist and chewy, fudge-like confection, reminiscent of some Indian sweets. 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup light brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 cup peeled and finely grated sweet potato 1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour a 9-inch baking pan. 2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon to combine. Set aside. In a mixing bowl, beat butter until light, then add brown sugar and beat until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla and beat until combined. Add dry ingredients and beat until just combined. Fold in grated sweet potato. 3. Turn batter into the prepared pan, smooth top with a rubber spatula and bake for 20 minutes. 4. Cool on a rack. When cool, cut into small squares. Makes about 16 servings.

tip I prefer small sweet potatoes to the monsters that often are on display. The smaller ones are often difficult to find, but some Louisiana farmers continue to grow them. Be persistent and request them where you shop.

Sweet Potatoes Glazed With Madeira With its toasty, caramel flavor, Madeira, a fortified wine from the Portuguese island of the same name, offers many possibilities as an ingredient in a number of dishes. Madeira is made in a variety of styles; for this recipe, a rich, sweet version is the best choice. 2 small sweet potatoes 2 tablespoons butter 1 cup Madeira Large pinch salt 1. Wash and peel sweet potatoes. Cut each potato in half lengthwise. 2. Melt butter in a heavy casserole. Add sweet potatoes, flat side down. Add Madeira and salt. Cover casserole and simmer for 20 minutes. Turn potatoes and simmer until they are cooked through, about 20 minutes. 3. Transfer potatoes to a serving dish. Reduce liquid in pan until syrupy, then pour over the sweet potatoes. Makes 4 servings.

Makes 8 turnovers.

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Southern Winter Wonderlands Lake Charles

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e may not get much snow, but that doesn’t mean Louisiana won’t be a winter wonderland this season. People of the state are known for their love of festivals and celebrations, and the holidays bring a number of exciting events to Louisiana’s cities, parishes, and small towns. From fabulous food and fall festivals that celebrate Louisiana’s harvest to ice skating, visits from Santa, and holiday shopping opportunities, family-friendly fun this season is as bountiful as a Thanksgiving cornucopia. Find your fall and winter adventures among the following statewide and regional destinations and experience unforgettable weekends unique to our state and its mild winter climate. Louisiana’s size allows for easy day trips to your favorite nooks of the state, and every region has its own way of celebrating the season. Laissez les bon temps rouler!

Cities, Parishes, & Towns St. Mary Parish, also known as the Cajun Coast, is a gem for experiencing the great outdoors in Sportsman’s Paradise. Surrounded by the waters of Bayou Teche, Atchafalaya River, and the Atchafalaya Swamp Basin, the Cajun Coast is known for its natural splendor

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and “road less traveled” atmosphere. Options for exploration, relaxation, and excitement abound on both water and land. Find your calm among the serene wilderness of the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area or along the Bayou Teche Scenic Byway. Boaters enjoy the waters of the Atchafalaya Basin, the largest overflow swamp, as well as the scenery and sounds

offered by the Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge. Golfers won’t want to miss a chance to hit the Atchafalaya at Idlewild, which was rated the number one golf course in Louisiana by Golfweek Magazine in 2008 and 2009. Fall events include Fall Fest, Patterson Historic Walking Tour, Harvest Moon Fest, Chitimacha POW WOW, and Berwick Lighthouse Fest. In winter, enjoy Mardi Gras and Eagle Expo. For more information, visit cajuncoast.com. If you haven’t been to Lake Charles lately, you might be surprised by all the new shops, restaurants, and locally owned businesses that have added to the charm and eclectic spirit of the area—not to mention new events! Downtown Lake Charles boasts many locally owned restaurants and establishments with live music and original art along with The Round About record store, Pops & Rockets gourmet popsicles and Botsky’s gourmet hotdogs. Lake Charles’ own Crying Eagle brewing is expanding recipe selections; Rikenjaks Brewing has live music nearly every night, and The Listening Room, a new food and music series, sells out every show. Also, dining and entertainment selections are ever-expanding at the area’s four casino resort complexes where people can pamper themselves with a spa treatment, view to live entertainment, play a round of golf, or even catch a horserace! It’s truly a well-rounded experience worth checking out! Plan your trip at VisitLakeCharles.org/GotGame. The live garland draped from wrought iron balconies at the majestic Nottoway Plantation, the glimmer of lighted Christmas scenes along beautiful Bayou Plaquemine, and the soulful sounds of choirs from historic houses of worship

—these are just a few of the details that make the holidays sparkle in Iberville. The parish’s local cuisine is reason alone to celebrate the season. Savor authentic Louisiana fare at Roberto’s River Road Restaurant in Sunshine. Enjoy the eclectic culinary offerings of Portobello’s in Plaquemine or indulge on seafood delicacies deep in the heart of the Atchafalaya at Carbo’s Restaurant. Browse the Depot Market where that perfect antique or handmade find is sure to rival Santa’s workshop. Candlelight tours, tree lightings, bonfires on the levee, and special events are featured throughout November and December, providing experiences that prompt tradition. Join Iberville Parish this holiday season and experience the heart of Louisiana Plantation Country and the soul of the Atchafalaya Basin at its brightest. For ideas and information, go to VisitIberville.com. Whether it is football you crave, high-speed drag racing, historic plantation homes, scenic views of the Mighty Mississippi or a fun festival, West Baton Rouge Parish has it all. This fall, honor those who’ve served in our country’s armed forces on November 5 as Veterans on Parade rolls in downtown Port Allen with a special memorial ceremony following the parade at the West Baton Rouge Museum. The museum currently hosts Over Here & Over There: Centennial of WWI, an exhibit on display through January 1, 2018. Beginning December 7, Reflections of the Season brings one month of holiday lights and activities to the grounds of the West Baton Rouge Tourist Information & Conference Center. Exciting activities include horse-drawn wagon rides, carnival rides, crafters, and


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other vendors. Santa visits on Friday and Saturday nights and you can meet Trevor, the talking reindeer. Saturdays offer special events including snow nights, ice fishing, and children’s craft night. Visit WestBatonRouge. net for details and more. Stop in at Exit #151 and visit the 13 foot, 760 pound alligator “Mobey” as you travel through Louisiana during the holiday season. Plan a holiday escape to Alexandria/Pineville where everyone enjoys the theatrics of the stage during The Nutcracker and the Cenla Christmas Spectacular. The City of Alexandria lights the town during its annual lighting event, Holiday Magic, which kicks off the exciting 12 Nights of Christmas celebration and AlexWinterFete. Each of the 12 Nights of Christmas offers fun, familyfriendly activities across three weeks in December. Events include concerts, parades, Kent House’s Old Fashioned Christmas, and the Alexandria Zoo’s annual Holiday Light Safari. Experience a holiday cirque-tacular event as Snowkus Pocus takes the stage on Thursday, November 30, at Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center. Find tickets to this event and others in Central Louisiana at AlexandriaPinevilleLa.com. Experience the holidays in Ruston & Lincoln Parish! Festivities kick off November 30 with Lincoln Lights Up the Pines, Ruston’s premier drive-thru Christmas lights display. December 1 marks Downtown Ruston’s Kick-Off to Christmas. Shop extended hours and witness the lighting ceremony that sets Downtown aglow for the season! Arts and culture fans won’t want to miss the Holiday Arts Tour, December 1-2, in Downtown Ruston. Shop works from local artists and makers; experience live music and performances and more! Beginning November 30, the heartwarming classic A Christmas Carol will be

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on the Dixie Center for the Arts stage for their annual holiday performance. The fun continues downtown with ice skating! The ice skating rink will be open every weekend in December. Bring the whole family out for the season’s activities and plenty of memorymaking opportunities. For more information and upcoming events in Ruston and Lincoln Parish, visit ExperienceRuston.com. Shreveport-Bossier is making waves! The all-new Shreveport Aquarium will open this season in downtown Shreveport. Visitors will be able to view and interact with more than 3,000 animals including sharks, rays, octopus, jellyfish, and more. Shreveport Aquarium is also home to Salt, a contemporary American restaurant that emphasizes sustainable sourcing and offers a unique riverfront dining experience.

Arts, Entertainment, & Holiday Events

For more information, visit ShreveportAquarium.com. There are lots of great reasons to visit ShreveportBossier this winter, including some of the biggest festivals and events in northern Louisiana. The holidays will kick off with Rockets Over the Red Fireworks Festival, Saturday, November 25. Festivalgoers can enjoy it from both sides of the Red River at Riverview Park in downtown Shreveport and the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets in Bossier City. Christmas in Roseland is a holiday signature event running from November 24 to December 17 with special encore nights December 18-23. Other fun events include Christmas on Caddo Fireworks Festival, Holidaze at Artspace, KCS Holiday Express Train, and Christmas Jubilee at the Jubilee Zoo. For more information, destinations, and events visit Shreveport-Bossier.org.

River Oaks Square Arts Center is located in the heart of Alexandria’s historic downtown and is one of the South’s most unique arts centers. River Oaks features over 20 exhibitions and nearly 200 visual artists annually. The center offers premiere educational components with featured guest artists and houses studio space for over 40 working artists. This season, River Oaks plays host to two exciting events. First, the 2nd Annual 5x5x5 Show (aka Triple 5) invites local, regional, and national artists to enter and display miniature works of art, ranging from paintings and sculpture to ceramics and mixed media, all within a 5-inch by 5-inch by 5-inch measurement. Juried by Covington, Louisiana artist Linda Dautreuil, the show runs November 17, 2017, through February 10, 2018, with an opening reception November 17, 5:00-7:00pm. On December 2, River Oaks hosts its Annual Christmas Porch Sale from 9:00am-3:00pm. Running for over 25 years, the sale features original, contemporary works from over 100 artists in addition to artist demonstrations. The sale continues with remaining inventory through December 22. For more information, visit RiverOaksArtsCenter.com, and follow the Center on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For three days, downtown Alexandria is magically transformed into a winter wonderland with snow, ice rinks, snow globes, and all the sights and sounds of the winter holiday season. During the AlexWinterFête, the streets become a cheerful, holiday village with shops selling unique gifts, cakes and cookies, as well as art, crafts, and jewelry.

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Santa Claus greets his fans as children laugh and play to the sounds of jingling sleigh bells. Delicious eggnog flows as people mingle, shop, skate, and sled. Talented street performers delight the crowds with mesmerizing talents. Stellar music fills the air from two big bandstands while fireworks light up the twinkling night sky. No one wants this festival to end! Requests have poured in for the event to continue for years to come, and Alexandria is set to spread the Christmas cheer again in 2017. Join Alexandria for the goodwill, good cheer, and great family fun that is AlexWinterFête. For more information on scheduled events, forms, registration, and lineups, visit CityofAlexandriaLA. com/alexwinterfete. Celebration in the Oaks in New Orleans City Park is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in over a million twinkling lights with breathtaking light displays placed throughout 25 acres of the Park, including the Botanical Garden, Storyland, and Carousel Gardens Amusement Park.

New Orleans’ mild winter weather and City Park’s stunning landscape with its oak groves, moss-covered cypresses, and meandering lagoons make Celebration in the Oaks a unique holiday event. This annual celebration is magical for all ages and has become an enduring holiday tradition for families. Visitors experience a range of attractions, from light displays to walkways lined with Christmas trees, to rides on the holiday train and historic Carousel. Celebration in the Oaks runs November 24th through January 1st. The event is closed November 27th through November 30th as well as on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Hours are 6:00pm-10:00pm Monday through Thursday, 6:00pm11:00pm on Fridays, 5:00pm11:00pm on Saturdays, and 5:00pm-10:00pm on Sundays. For more information on events and Park amenities, visit NewOrleansCityPark.com.

Regional Travel Louisiana’s local cuisine is the stuff of legend. Tastedriven travelers come from around the world to sample

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the delicious traditional dishes of the Bayou State—but what many of them may not realize is that Louisiana’s cuisine is as multi-faceted and layered as its music, its people, and its culture. You can explore Louisiana’s unique flavor landscape by plotting your course along one—or all! —of the state’s Culinary Trails. While traveling these eight distinct trails, you’ll get to taste the entire Louisiana flavor spectrum one region at a time. From the Creole Crescent Trail, which spans from New Orleans to the Gulf of Mexico, to the Prairie Home Cooking Trail that gives visitors a tour of Louisiana’s zydeco heartland, you can experience the culinary specialties of each Louisiana region firsthand. So come to Louisiana and plot your course along our Culinary Trails—just be sure to come hungry! Welcome, intrepid shoppers, seekers of the stylish, and explorers of great living! You’ve arrived at the right place—Ridgeland, Mississippi—for an exciting retail getaway experience that delights and satisfies. The Ridgeland Retail Trail is paved with locally owned, unique treasures and more. Ridgeland invites you to enjoy the special Sleigh and Stay Shopping Package (November 17 - December 23) with details at VisitRidgeland.com/WrapIt. It takes a delicate touch to create culinary masterpieces, patience to weave a perfect basket, and vision to transform a lump of clay into a piece of graceful pottery. These talents have helped Ridgeland grow from a small artist colony to a premier shopping destination with over 150 restaurants and quality accommodations. Ridgeland is also home to a variety of attractions including the Natchez Trace Parkway, a 444-mile AllAmerican Road and National Scenic Byway, with 157 types of birds, state parks, riding

trails, historic interpretations, American-Indian artifacts and cultural opportunities. Other attraction include the Mississippi Craft Center showcasing traditional and contemporary crafts and the 33,000-acre Ross Barnett Reservoir for parks and outdoor activities. Explore VisitRidgeland.com for more info.

Accommodations & Real Estate Eleven Hundred Annunciation will be built at the corner of John Churchill Chase Street and Annunciation Street in the historic Warehouse District of New Orleans. Estimated to open in fall 2019, Eleven Hundred will feature 90 luxury condominium residences with unobstructed, panoramic views of the city skyline. Amenities include a rooftop pool with sundeck and outdoor cooking spaces, a state-of-the-art fitness center, covered and secure parking, on-site storage units, 24-hour security, groundfloor retail, and more. Each residence features spacious, modern floor plans, chefready kitchens, one or more balconies, and luxury finishes and appliances. A first for the New Orleans market, Eleven Hundred will offer an on-site, turnkey short-term rental management solution, allowing owners to participate in a rental program that generates income to offset the cost of ownership. The same seasoned management team operates Turquoise Place along the Alabama Gulf Coast with decades of collective experience in the luxury short-term rental and property management market. Reservations are being accepted for Eleven Hundred Annunciation now. Contact Talbot Realty at 504-6841100 or visit us online at 1100annunciation.com.


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ouisiana continues to make waves and strides in its medical offerings. Advances in cancer care top the news this season as healthcare providers across the state are investing in new technologies and innovative programs that can assist in the early diagnosis and treatment of various types of cancer. From New Orleans and Bayou Country up to ShreveportBossier, big advances are being made that can help Louisiana residents receive world class care here at home. In addition to cancer care, a new Wellness Center is offering thousands of patients a new way to get fit with access to its state-of-the-art fitness center and professional, helpful staff. Find out more about the latest news and offerings from our State of Medicine with the following information from area care providers and hospital systems. Tulane University Department of Dermatology provides cutting edge medical care. Innovators in the treatment of skin diseases, faculty physicians provide general dermatology care as well as treatment of complicated dermatological problems. Tulane Dermatology is excited to announce the addition of the only mole mapping device available in this region. Now available for patients, the mole mapping device provides the patient and their healthcare provider with real-time tracking of moles at risk for

changing into melanoma. Tulane Dermatology faculty provide this service for a fee to patients and their dermatologist. To find out more information about this service, please call 504-988-2740. In addition to mole mapping and general dermatological care, Tulane Dermatology physicians offer numerous surgical and nonsurgical treatments for skin cancer including stateof-the-art treatment in Mohs surgery for nonmelanoma skin cancers and other specialized treatments.

The faculty are national leaders in dermatology who train the next generation of dermatologists while providing highly advanced treatments as well as clinical trials and important research. As Louisiana’s only MD Anderson affiliated hospital, East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) has access to the latest treatment protocols/plans used by the cancer center voted #1 by US News and World Report. But beyond that affiliation, EJGH’s outcomes and commitment to personalized care separate it from any other cancer center in the region. Stateof-the-art technologies allow the hospital to treat prostate, head and neck, breast, and other cancers in ways that are more successful and patient friendly than ever before. EJGH’s Cancer Care Navigators give patients someone to turn to in setting appointments, understanding treatments/medicines, and helping the patient concentrate on only one thing: getting better. Most of all, the hospital’s oncology division is comprised of physicians, nurses, and ancillary staff who choose to work in the unique and ever-changing field of fighting cancer. These individuals thrive on helping people through their toughest challenge and seeing them beyond treatment to being cancer free. That commitment from EJGH’s team to each patient is the reason the hospital was voted the #1 hospital in Louisiana for Medical Outcomes. Find out more about EJGH offerings at EJGH.org. Since 2014, Willis-Knighton Cancer Center has treated over 400 patients at its WK Proton Therapy Center in Shreveport. Today it remains the only facility in Louisiana offering patients this advanced cancer treatment. “The unique qualities of our proton therapy unit, along with our commitment to quality, efficiency, and an enhanced patient experience, not only help our

patients, but attract others to our center to learn from our radiation oncologists and medical physicists,” said Greg Sonnenfeld, center administrator. National and international groups have visited the center, coming from several states as well as from Europe, Asia, and South America. The proton unit at WillisKnighton was the first of its kind in the world, a compact pencil-beam unit. With this compact size, proton therapy became easier to install in a community hospital setting. The center currently has five radiation oncologists and eight medical physicists offering this treatment, which is noninvasive and has minimal side effects. For more information on the Cancer Center’s Proton Therapy Center and WillisKnighton Health System, visit wkproton.com. Thibodaux Regional Medical Center, located in Lafourche Parish, opened the doors of its 242,000-square foot, innovative, state-ofthe-art Wellness Center in November 2016. Since that time more than 5,000 people have joined the Wellness Center’s Fitness Center and are realizing the benefits. The Wellness Center offers a wide range of facilities and specialty centers designed to give people the support, knowledge, and resources they need to improve their health. The Center’s Fitness Center contains technologically advanced workout equipment that can rival any gym in the nation, and features a wrap-around track and many opportunities for group exercise as well as spacious locker rooms, saunas, steam rooms and hot tubs for men and women. The Fitness Center staff work with you to create a personalized plan to help you achieve your health and fitness goals. Call 985-493-4400 for more information or for a virtual tour of the Wellness Center go to thibodaux.com.

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november/ december Events and festivals around the state by Kelly Photo by

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Greater New Orleans NOV. 2. Jazz in the Park. New Orleans. facebook.com/ JazzInArmstrongPark NOV. 3. Boudin, Bourbon & Beer. New Orleans. boudinbourbonandbeer.com NOV. 3-4. International Food Festival. Metairie. foodfest.stbasilneworleans.org NOV. 3-5. Bucktown Seafood Fest. Metairie. slkfschool.com/bucktownseafood-festival NOV. 4. The Great Inflatable Race. New Orleans. thegreatinflatablerace.com NOV. 4. Algiers Folk Art Festival. Algiers. folkartzone.org/folk-art-fest Nov. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 24-26, Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10. Louisiana Renaissance Festival. Hammond. larf.net NOV. 9-12. A Taste of Jefferson. Metairie. atasteofjefferson.com NOV. 10. Riverfront Fall Concert. Gretna. gretnala.com NOV. 10-12. Bayou Road Balloon Festival. Chalmette. bayouroadballoonfestival.com NOV. 11. Wine on the River. New Orleans. wineontherivernola.com NOV. 11-13. Pecan Festival. Metairie. stritapecanfestival.com NOV. 18-19. Treme Creole Gumbo Festival. New Orleans. jazzandheritage.org/ treme-gumbo

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NOV. 23-Jan 1. Toddy Season/Tales of the Toddy. New Orleans. talesofthecocktail. com/events NOV. 24-Jan 4. Celebration in the Oaks. New Orleans. neworleanscitypark. com/celebration-in-the-oaks NOV. 28. Hip Hop Nutcracker at The Saenger. New Orleans. saengernola.com NOV. 29-Dec 27. Home for the Holidays with the Victory Belles. New Orleans. nationalww2museum.org/ programs DEC. 1. NOLA Over the Edge SWAT Edition. New Orleans. laso.org/what-we-do/ fundraising/over-the-edge DEC. 2. Beignet Fest. New Orleans. beignetfest.com DEC. 9-23. Teddy Bear Tea. New Orleans. nationalww2museum.org/programs/ teddy-bear-tea DEC. 17. Holiday Home Tour. New Orleans. patioplanters.net/events DEC. 17. Caroling in Jackson Square. New Orleans. patioplanters.net/events DEC. 20. Opera on Tap. New Orleans. neworleansopera.org

moscow ballet’s great russian nutcracker nov. 10 in lake charles and dec. 26 in new orleans The Moscow Ballet is bringing its Great Russian Nutcracker to Louisiana this holiday season. Award-winning dancers, costume designers and set designers, like “La La Land” concept designer Carl Sprague, are tasked with keeping the magic of Christmas alive as the company embarks on its 25th anniversary tour. Tickets and information available at nutcracker.com.

DEC. 31. Zoo Year’s Eve. New Orleans. audubonnatureinstitute.org/zoo-year-eve

Cajun Country NOV. 1. Museum in Motion. UL Dance Department Showcase. Lafayette. hilliardmuseum.org NOV. 2-4. Festival of Words. Grand Cotea. festivalofwords.org

DEC. 21-31. NOLA Christmasfest. New Orleans. nolachristmasfest.com

NOV. 3-5. Holy Ghost Creole Festival Bazaar. Opelousas. holyghostcreolefestival.com

DEC. 26. Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. New Orleans. saengernola.com

NOV. 4-5. Steampunk and Makers Fair. Lafayette. steampunk-festival.org

NOV. 4-5. Giant Omelette Celebration. Abbeville. giantomelette.org NOV. 9-12. Port Barre Cracklin Festival. Port Barre. cracklinfestival.com NOV. 10. Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. Lake Charles. nutcracker.com NOV. 11. Poetry Workshop with Jack Bedell. Lafayette. hilliardmuseum.org NOV. 11-12. Flea Fest. Lake Charles. fleafest.com NOV. 16-19. Southern Screen Film Festival. Lafayette. southernscreen.org NOV. 22. Camellia Crossing. Acadiana’s Gleaux Run. Lafayette. milesperret.org NOV. 25. Everybody’s Birthday Zydeco Celebration. Grand Coteau. facebook.com/saveourcommunitycenter NOV. 25. Grand Noel. Grand Coteau. grandcoteau.org NOV. 26. Sounds of the Season with the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra. New Iberia. iberiacultural.com DEC. 1. Festival of Lights. Lafayette. theoilcenter.com/ festival-of-light DEC. 1-23. Noel Acadien au Village. Lafayette. acadianvillage.org/noel-acadien-au-village


DEC. 2. Delcambre Christmas Boat Parade. Delcambre. iberiatravel.com DEC. 3. Jeanerette Christmas Parade. Jeanerette. iberiatravel.com DEC. 7. Christmas Stroll. Abbeville. mostcajun.com DEC. 9-10. The Nutcracker. Lafayette. lafayetteballettheatre.org

Central NOV. 3-4. Christmas in the Pines. Long Leaf. alexandriapinevillela.com NOV. 3-5. Annual Louisiana Pecan Festival. Colfax. lapecanfest.com NOV. 18. Gumbo Cook-Off & Ride for Life. Alexandria. tabooharley.com NOV. 24-25. Rapides Parish Pro Rodeo. Alexandria. 318-442-9581.

NOV. 24-Dec. 17. Christmas in Roseland. Roseland. rose.org/our-gardens/ christmas-in-roseland/ NOV. 24-Dec 17. Christmas Jubilee at Jubilee Zoo. Shreveport. jubileezoo. ourers.com/christmas_jubilee DEC. 1. KCS Holiday Express. Shreveport. kcsouthern.com/en-us/ corporate-responsibility/giving/ holiday-express DEC. 2. Christmas Festival. Sarepta. visitwebster.net DEC. 9. Benton Christmas on the Square Festival and Parade. Benton. bentonchristmasonthesquare.com DEC. 9. Shreve Con. Shreveport. facebook.com/shrevecon DEC. 9-10. Shreveport’s Nutcracker. Shreveport. shreveportmetroballet.org

NOV. 30- Dec 2. Alex Winter Fete. Alexandria. cityofalexandriala.com/fete

DEC. 9-10. Highland Christmas Home Tour. Highland. wellredtexan@gmail.com. restorehighland.org

DEC. 7. Holiday High Tea. Alexandria-Pineville. ywcaalex.org/node/337

DEC. 14-18. Songs of the Season. Shreveport. songsoftheseason.org

DEC. 10. Alexandria Christmas Parade. Alexandria. alexmardigras.net/events

Plantation Country

DEC. 17. Alexandria Zoological Park. Holiday Light Safari. Alexandria. 318-441-6832. DEC. 22. Christmas Inside Out. Alexandria. facebook.com/ events/1912848259037824

North NOV. 1-12. State Fair of Louisiana. Shreveport. statefairoflouisiana.com NOV. 2. TASTE. A Festival of Food and Art. Bossier City. laholyangels.org/events/ NOV. 3-4. Main to Main Trade Days. Minden. visitwebster.net NOV. 4. Red River Cleanup. Shreveport. redrivercleanup.com NOV. 11. Archeology Day. Shreveport. 318-929-2806 NOV. 18-19. Gumbo Demo Popup. Bossier City. 318-7418900

NOV. 25-Dec 16. The Polar Express. Baton Rouge. lasm.org NOV. 25-Dec 30. ZooLights. Baton Rouge. brzoo.org NOV. 26. The Nutcracker Land of the Sweet Teas. Baton Rouge. batonrougeballet. org/nutcracker-tea DEC. 1. Festival of Lights. Baton Rouge. lasm.org/events DEC. 3. KCS Holiday Express. Baton Rouge. kcsouthern.com/en-us/ corporate-responsibility/giving/ holiday-express DEC. 7. Holiday Shop Hop. Baton Rouge. visitbatonrouge. com/events/holiday-shop-hop DEC. 9. Downtown Christmas Parade. Baton Rouge. christmasinbr.com DEC. 16-17. The Nutcracker - A Tale from the Bayou. Baton Rouge. batonrougeballet.org

NOV. 19-Jan 2. Minden Lights Spectacular. Minden. visitwebster.net

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Fired Up! Rhonda Lee of St. James Parish stokes the flames during annual holiday celebration By Megan portrait By

Hill Romero & Romero

The levee bonfires in St. James Parish

leading up to Christmas are likely the most iconic holiday tradition in South Louisiana. Though she’d be the first person to admit it’s far from a one-person show, Rhonda Lee is the woman in charge. Lee has been president of the three-day Festival of the Bonfires since 2003. The multifaceted whirlwind of events involves a gumbo cook-off, 5K run, concerts, carnival rides, dance groups and more. “We have over 60 pots of gumbo every year,” Lee says. “That’s a hell of a lot of gumbo.” The festival runs on the second full weekend of December, and each evening ends with the lighting of a single bonfire. It’s all a prelude to the epic Christmas Eve bonfire lighting on the levee, said perhaps to light the way for Papa Noël. “I started off small, helping out my friends as a favor,” says Lee, whose day job is a supervisor with St. James Parish public schools. “And from there I took on more and more. It was supposed to just be one or two years, and now that it’s 14 years later I’m still doing it.” Though the festival is a big deal for the small towns of Lutcher and Gramercy, Lee says it doesn’t take her all year to plan. In fact, her all-volunteer team, which has remained virtually unchanged for 10 years, is a finelytuned machine. But Lee admits she’s planning to retire soon, and will need to pass the festival over to someone else. “I know it’s almost time that I let it go. And when I do, I can say, ‘I did good, and I have no regrets.’” And here is where Lee gets choked up, about both the Festival of the Bonfires and the Christmas Eve lighting. “I get teary-eyed when I talk about my festival. I was born and raised here in this area, going to bonfires almost all my life. I don’t know what would happen if I wasn’t here on a Christmas Eve to see those things go up. It’s part of my community and it’s great to be from St. James Parish.” n

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Q&A Favorite Louisiana dish: Red bean gumbo Favorite pasttime: Watching LSU and Lutcher Bulldog football Best place for a weekend getaway: New Orleans

“Every year it looks the same, but the feeling you get is unreal when you start seeing those fires go up. If you’ve never seen the lighting of the bonfires, it’s something you need to see. This is something I hope never goes away.”


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