PGY-5

David Briski
David Briski, MD
  • Hometown: Mequon, WI 
  • Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 
  • Medical School: University of Queensland 
  • Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Spine, Trauma 
Alex Habashy
Alex Habashy, MD
  • Hometown: Memphis, TN 
  • Undergraduate: Saint Louis University 
  • Medical School: University of Tennessee 
  • Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Outpatient surgery 
  • Personal interests: Soccer, Finance/Economics, and attempting to play golf
Mike Casale
Mike Casale, MD 
  • Hometown: Cary, NC 
  • Undergraduate: University of North Carolina 
  • Medical School: East Carolina University 
  • Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Foot and Ankle, Sports Medicine, Adult Recon 
  • Personal interests: Hanging out with family and friends, outdoors stuff, exploring New Orleans, working out, college football and basketball (Go Heels)

PGY-4

Brian Godshaw
Brian Godshaw, MD
  1. Hometown: Vienna, VA 
  2. Undergraduate: Clemson University 
  3. Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin 
  4. Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Undecided 
Connor Ojard
Connor Ojard, MD
  • Hometown: Spanish Fort, AL 
  • Undergraduate: Samford University 
  • Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham 
  • Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Undecided 
  • Personal interests: Family, Fishing, College Football, Homebrewing

PGY-3

Gonzalo Sumarriva
Gonzalo Sumarriva, MD
  1. Hometown: Knoxville, Tennessee
  2. Undergraduate: University of Tennessee
  3. Medical School: University of Queensland – Ochsner Clinical School
  4. Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Undecided 
  5. Personal interests: Beaches, Guitar
Heather Taillac
Heather Taillac, MD
  • Hometown: Franklin, Tennessee
  • Undergraduate: Hendrix College
  • Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Orthopedic Oncology, Hand, Joint Reconstruction
  • Personal interests: Horseback Riding, Painting, Music, Delicious Food, and the Wonderful World of Tiki
Loy Vaughan
Loy Vaughan, MD
  • Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama
  • Undergraduate: University of Alabama
  • Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine
  • Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Undecided
  • Personal interests: Exercise, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Skiing, Traveling, Food

PGY-2

Michael Warren
Michael Warren, MD
  • Hometown: Crystal Beach, FL 
  • Undergraduate: Florida State University 
  • Medical School: Florida State University 
  • Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Interested in reconstruction,  pediatric and general orthopedics
  • Personal interests: Brewing beer, live music, world travel, New Orleans food and music, hunting and fishing.
Michael Nammour
Michael Nammour, MD
  • Hometown: Ruston, LA 
  • Undergraduate: Louisiana State University 
  • Medical School: Louisiana State University -Shreveport 
  • Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Undecided 
  • Personal interests: Any sport or athletic activity, Traveling, SAINTS, TIGERS, Hanging out with friends and social events, Food, LEBANON
Lacey Lavie
Lacey Lavie, MD
  • Hometown: New Orleans, LA
  • Undergraduate: Louisiana State University
  • Medical School: Louisiana State University - New Orleans
  • Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Undecided
  • Personal interests: Spending time with family and friends, exercise, traveling, New Orleans festivals, food, and sports.

PGY-1

Russell Parks, MD
  • Hometown: Montgomery, AL
  • Undergraduate: LSU
  • Medical School: LSU-Shreveport
  • Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Undecided
  • Personal interests: Saltwater fishing, skiing, LSU football, woodworking
Kyle Planchard, MD
  • Hometown: Baton Rouge, LA
  • Undergraduate: Louisiana State University
  • Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern
  • Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Undecided
  • Personal interests: Basketball, golf, tennis, ping pong, LSU/Saints football, movies, books, New Orleans cuisine, faith, family, and friends.
Jeffrey Reese, MD
  • Hometown: Molino, Florida
  • Undergraduate: Pensacola Christian College
  • Medical School: Florida State University
  • Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Undecided
  • Personal interests: Family, Florida State football, basketball and baseball, fishing, playing the violin and piano, working on the family farm.

Alumni

Class of 2018

Brandon Cook
Brandon Cook, MD
  • Hometown: Niceville, Florida 
  • Undergraduate: Florida State University 
  • Medical School: Florida State University 
  • Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Spine 
  • Personal interests: Enjoys spending time with friends and family, college football, boating, and hunting.
Will Kang
Will Kang, MD
  • Hometown: Welsh, LA 
  • Undergraduate: Louisiana State University 
  • Graduate: Cleveland Institute of Music 
  • Medical School: University of Central Florida 
  • Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Pediatrics 
  • Personal interests: The Arts, Tigers/Saints/Utah Jazz fan.

Class of 2017

Ross Dunbar
Ross Dunbar, MD
  • Hometown: Mandeville, LA 
  • Undergraduate: Louisiana State University 
  • Medical School: Louisiana State University - New Orleans 
  • Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Upper Extremity 
  • Personal interests: Spending time with my family and black lab, hunting, offshore fishing, hiking, playing tennis, and anything outdoors. Go Saints and Geaux Tigers!
Gustavo Godoy
Gustavo Godoy, MD

Class of 2016

Chris Flowers
Chris Flowers, MD
  • Hometown: Plano, TX
  • Undergraduate: Morehouse College
  • Medical School: UTMB-Galveston
  • Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Sports Medicine Fellowship; UT-Houston/Baylor 2016-2017 
  • Personal interests: Playing and watching sports, working out, music 
Christopher Sanchez
Christopher Sanchez, MD
  • Hometown: Ardmore, OK 
  • Undergraduate: The University of Oklahoma 
  • Medical School: The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Medicine 
  • Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: General Orthopedics 
  • Personal interests: My three children (Jett 7yo/Rhys 5yo/Sky 2yo), Golf, Politics, Boomer Sooner, Dallas Cowboys Football.
Tariq Hendawi
Tariq Hendawi, MD
  • Hometown: New Orleans, LA 
  • Undergraduate: Louisiana State University 
  • Medical School: Louisiana State University - New Orleans 
  • Fellowship/post-grad plans/interests: Sports Medicine Fellowship; James Andrews Institute 2016-2017 
  • Personal interests: New Father, Fishing, Hunting, Weightlifting

Class of 2015

Bradford Waddell
Bradford Waddell, MD
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction, Hospital for Special Surgery (New York, NY)
Neil Duplantier
Neil Duplantier, MD
Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital (Houston, TX)

Class of 2014

Rabah Qadir
Rabah Qadir, MD
Fellowship: Trauma, University of Maryland - Shock Trauma (Baltimore, MD) 
Practice: Houston, Texas
Tammy Huff
Tammy Huff, MD
Practice: Orthopedic Group at Mayo Clinic Health System, Waycross, GA
Jason Rudd
Jason Rudd, MD
Practice: General Orthopedics (private practice) Slidell, LA

Class of 2013

Lucas Romine
Lucas Romine, MD 
Fellowship: Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Johns Hopkins University 
Practice: Raleigh, North Carolina
Jennifer Bruggers
Jennifer Bruggers, MD
Fellowship: Trauma, California

Class of 2012

Walter Choate

Walter Choate, MD
J.T. Glomset

J.T. Glomset, MD
David Licini

David Licini, MD 
 
 
 

Class of 2011

David Burnikel

David Burnikel, MD
Michael Hromanik

Michael Hromanik, MD
Trevor Owen

Trevor Owen, MD 
 
 
 

Class of 2010

Husan Nawas

Husam Nawas, MD
Lance Wherly

Lance Wherly, MD
 
 
 
 

Class of 2009

Colin Goggins

Colin Goggins, MD
Amalia Decomas

Amalia DeComas, MD
 
 
 
 

Class of 2008

John Kiburz

John Kiburz, MD
<
Nimesh Patel, MD