Meet the Residents of 2015 - 2016

Chief Residents

Charl Ceronio, MD



Hoangvy Le, MD




Becky Batiste, MD



Hometown: Lacombe, La    

Medical School: LSU School of Medicine New Orleans

Research/Areas of Interest: Rural Medicine, Healthcare Policy, Women's Health

Hobbies: Spending time with my wonderful family 

Charl Ceronio, MD



Hometown:  Hartswater, South Africa

Medical School:  St George's University 

Research/Areas of Interest: Medical Nutrition Therapy

Hobbies: consumer electronics, video games

Ester Hong,  MD

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Medical School: AUC

Research/Areas of Interest: I am highly interested in incorporating nutrition as part of preventative care, especially in a society where obesity and diabetes are rampant. I hope to exercise my undergraduate degree in Nutritional Sciences: Physiology and Metabolism, along with diabetes research experience, to promote holistic health through continuity of care. I have acquired a great interest in Geriatric Medicine and Hospitalist Care. I also plan to do medical missions with CMDA.

Hobbies:  My passion is dance of many genres: jazz, hip hop, lyrical, contemporary! I am a yoga fanatic such as Bikram and Vinyasa flow. Above all, I can always be found eating. Go Bears!  

Hoangvy Le, MD


Hometown: Torrance, California

Medical School: AUC

Research/Areas of Interest: Hospitalist work, critical care

Hobbies: All things California except kale, juicing, and smart cars. I love snacking and Netflix! A donut a day is never
enough and I would love to eat pizza in every state. And
finally, GO LAKERS! 

Juan Martinez, MD
Hometown: Ibague Colombia; Seattle, WA.
Medical School: Caldas University and National University of Colombia.
Research/Areas of Interest: Full scope of family medicine, ocular disease and prevention of chronic conditions.
Hobbies: Cooking Southern Louisiana and Indian foods. Bicycling, soccer and time with family. 
Farhan Siddiqui , MD

Hometown: Metairie, LA

Medical School: St. Matthew's University

Research/Areas of Interest: I am very interested in serving
under-privileged area. I am really interested in office
procedures such as joint injections

Hobbies: I bleed black and gold, been a Saints fan pretty
much all my life. I am into sports, mainly football, basketball,
and cricket, but also a closet comic book fan boy




Anh-Linh Bui, MD

Hometown: Seattle, Washington

Medical School: University of Sint Eustatius

Research/Areas of Interest: Geriatrics, Pediatrics,
International Medicine, Rural Medicine

Hobbies: Being a Seattle native, I love boating, crabbing,
clam digging, hiking, and camping. I love to eat and travel. 
I'm neither an athletic person nor a huge sports fan, but I enjoy going to live sporting events. I am also a HUGE sushi fanatic.

Christie Caceres, MD


Hometown: Cusco (Peru), Houston 

Medical School: San Antonio Abad National University of Cusco

Research/Areas of Interest: International Medicine, health
care missions, Rural Medicine, teaching

Hobbies: spending time with my family, dancing, playing volleyball, reading, soccer, Latin music 

Margie Chinasa, MD, MBA


Hometown: Nigeria

Medical School: Ross University

Research/Areas of Interest: Preventative Medicine

Hobbies: Reading romance novels, traveling, exercising,
dancing, and spending time with family and friends.

Rebecca Desfor, D O


Hometown: San Luis Obispo, California

Medical School: Nova Southeastern University

Research/Areas of Interest: Women's Health

Hobbies: travel, hiking, skiing, eating good food

Krupa Gandhi, MD


Hometown: Chino Hills, California

Medical School: St. George's University

Research/Areas of Interest: Preventative Care and
Women's & Children's Health

Hobbies: Dancing, Running, Yoga, Basketball

Luther Sintim, MD


Hometown: Houston, Texas

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine

Research/Areas of Interest: Primary Care, Missionary
Medicine, Procedures

Hobbies: Musician, Sports, Cooking, Beverage Mixology 





         Zack Bryant, MD

           2016%202:35:16%20PM     Kenneth Deaver, MD





Hometown: Dover AFB, Delaware

Medical School: National University of Ireland, Galway

Research/Areas of Interest: Preventive Medicine, Tropical Medicine, Women's and Children's Health

Hobbies: Backpacking, travel, reading


Hometown: Jackson, Michigan

Medical School: Trinity School of Medicine, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Research/Areas of Interest: Hospitalist Medicine, Emergency Medicin

Hobbies: Mountain Biking



Hometown: Mulliken, MI

Medical School: AUC, St. Maarten

Research/Areas of Interest: Rural and International Medicine, Procedures

Hobbies: Church Life, Spending time with my    beautiful  wife, Hunting, Cycling, Anything Outdoors (rain, shine, or snow)



       Owen Grove, MD




Hometown: Carencro, La

Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine

Research/Areas of Interest: Rural medicine, Comprehensive care, Preventive medicine
                                                                            Hobbies: Cooking, Reading, Dancing, and spending time with family 



    Amanda Rogers, MD


2016%202:41:35%20PM          Drazen Sosic, MD


2016%202:43:38%20PM    Chantel Taylor, MD


Hometown: Dubrovnik

Medical School: Tulane

Research/Areas of Interest: Family Medicine/Hospital Medicine/Genomic Medicine/Molecular Biology/Underserved Medicine/Global Medicine/Socialized Medicine

Hobbies: Nature, Reading, Hiking, Running, Travelling, Camping, Music, Cooking, Swimming, Water polo, Anything in/on/by the ocean.





Hometown: Fairview, New Jersey 

Medical School: The University of Queensland-Ochsner Clinical School of Medicine

Research/Areas of Interest: Women's and children's health, global medicine, primary care 

Hobbies: Gardening, cycling, scuba diving, cooking, traveling, and dreaming about traveling.