Program Director/Manager Contact Information

Residencies

Anesthesiology

Director
Robin Stedman, MD
Chair/Section Head
David Sumrall, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Randy Williams

Diagnostic Radiology

Director
James Milburn, MD
Chair/Section Head
Dennis Kay, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Kathy Dixon
Contact Information
kdixon@ochsner.org
504-842-4796

Internal Medicine

Director
William Davis, MD
Chair/Section Head
Christopher White, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Melody Alijani
Contact Information
malijani@ochsner.org
504-842-0450

Neurology

Director
Daniel Larriviere, MD
Chair/Section Head
Richard Zweifler, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Ingrid Sanchez

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Director
Rajiv Gala, MD
Chair/Section Head
Alfred Robichaux, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Beverly Rueb
Contact Information
brueb@ochsner.org
504-842-3173

Orthopaedic Surgery

Director
Mark S. Meyer, MD
Chair/Section Head
George F. Chimento, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Seimone Kliebert
Contact Information
skliebert@ochsner.org
504-842-5932

Psychiatry

Director
Trent Desselle, MD
Chair/Section Head
Dean Hickman, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Beth Sekinger
Contact Information
bsekinger@ochsner.org
504-842-4178

Surgery

Director
George M. Fuhrman, MD
Chair/Section Head
George E. Loss, Jr., MD, PhD
Coordinator/Manager
Denise Pinkston
Contact Information
dpinkston@ochsner.org
504-842-6829

Urology

Director
Eric Laborde, MD
Chair/Section Head
Stephen Bardot, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Kris Caccioppi
Contact Information
kcaccioppi@ochsner.org
504-842-4985

Fellowships

Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Director
Kelly Ural, MD
Chair/Section Head
David Sumrall, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Randy Williams

Cardiovascular Disease

Director
Nichole Polin, MD
Chair/Section Head
Christopher White, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Stephanie House
Contact Information
shouse@ochsner.org
504-842-0879

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Director
Sammy Khatib, MD
Chair/Section Head
Christopher White, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Stephanie House
Contact Information
shouse@ochsner.org
504-842-0879

Colon & Rectal Surgery

Director
H. David Vargas, MD
Chair/Section Head
Charles Whitlow, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Kris Caccioppi
Contact Information
kcaccioppi@ochsner.org
504-842-4985

Endocrinology

Director
Susan Dipp, MD
Chair/Section Head
Brandy Panunti, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Kathy Cunningham

Gastroenterology

Director
Sean Connolly, MD
Chair/Section Head
Nigel Girgrah, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Melody Alijani
Contact Information
malijani@ochsner.org
504-842-0450

Heart Failure & Transplant

Director
Hector O. Ventura, MD
Chair/Section Head
Christopher White, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Stephanie House
Contact Information
shouse@ochsner.org
504-842-0879

Hematology & Medical Oncology

Director
John Cole, MD
Chair/Section Head
Furhan Yunus, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Kathy Cunningham

Infectious Diseases

Director
Obinna Nnedu, MD
Chair/Section Head
Christopher Blais, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Kathy Cunningham

Interventional Cardiology

Director
JP Reilly, MD
Chair/Section Head
Christopher White, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Stephanie House
Contact Information
shouse@ochsner.org
504-842-0879

Nephrology

Director
Ivo Lukitsch, MD
Chair/Section Head
Leonard Meggs, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Ingrid Sanchez

Obstetric Anesthesiology

Director
Adrianne Ray, MD
Chair/Section Head
David Sumrall, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Randy Williams

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Director
Deryk Jones, MD
Chair/Section Head
George Chimento, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Gerrie Chaisson
Contact Information
gchaisson@ochsner.org
504-842-6793

Rheumatology

Director
Robert Quinet, MD
Chair/Section Head
William Davis, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Ingrid Sanchez

Thoracic Surgery

Director
Michael Bates, MD
Chair/Section Head
George Loss, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Kris Caccioppi
Contact Information
kcaccioppi@ochsner.org
504-842-4985

Vascular Surgery

Director
Hernan Bazan, MD
Chair/Section Head
George Loss, MD
Coordinator/Manager
Denise Pinkston
Contact Information
dpinkston@ochsner.org
504-842-6829

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