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Pain Medicine Fellows 2020-2021




Dr. Ryan Lirette, M.D.  -  Chief Fellow

Dr. Lirette enjoys movies, sports, learning, trivia, coffee, and drinking craft beer. He loves living in New Orleans because of all the activity in the city and there never being a shortage of things to do.

"I developed an interest in pain medicine after my exposure during  residency and seeing the tremendous need for quality pain medicine physicians. I am especially passionate in how PM&R physicians can improve the function of this patient population." 

Dr. Lirette is  2020-2021 Chief Fellow. He served as Associate Chief Resident 2019-2020. looks forward to building his family and career. He is originally from Houma, LA

Memberships: American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Association of Academic Physiatrists, International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Spine Intervention Society, Southern Pain Society, and Louisiana State Medical Society.




Dr. Dharam Gohil, D.O.

Dr. Gohil's hometown is Long Island, New York. He obtained his Doctor of Osteopathy degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

His Anesthesiology residency was with St. Barnabas Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident and recieved the Extraordinary Leadership Award. 

In his freetime he enjoys cooking his specialty is brunch and Indian cuisine. He likes being, being outdoors, and watching the NY Giants.

Dr. Gohils's clinical interests are perioperative pain management, ultrasound guided peripheral injections and neuromodulation. 

"I chose LSU because I was impressed by the interventional experience of the previous fellows. I felt that the various clinical sites would enhance my education by learning from many different Attendings. Furthermore, the Attendings seemed very affable and easy to work with; I definitely sensed a familial attitude at this program and that would make for an enjoyable experience."



Dr. Phillip Nguyen, M.D.

Dr. Nguyen attended recieved his medical degree from the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. He is excited to have matched into the LSUHSC Pain Medicine fellowship.  His PM&R related Interests are sports, MSK, and  interventional pain.

His outside Interests include things he feels are also a compliment to his skills and knowledge in PM&R: gym, sports, food, art, rock climbing, health & fitness, and video games.





Dr. Hossam Mohamed, M.D.

Dr. Mohamed attended medical school at American University of Antigua.

He completed his residency program at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital/Albert Einstein School of Medicine.

When he isnt working he enjoys spending quality time with family.

Clinical interests: interventional spine, MSK



Dr. Ethan Rault, M.D.

Dr. Rault grew up in Mandeville, Louisiana, and received his bachelor's degree from LSU before attending medical school at LSUHSC-New Orleans. He has matched into the LSUHSC Pain Medicine fellowship. Outside of work, Ethan enjoys spending time with his wife and young daughter. He is an avid Saints and LSU fan, and also enjoys working out, running slowly for short distances, going out to eat, reading, and trivia.

He served as the chief  PM&R resident in the 2019-2020 program year. 

"I was initially drawn to PM&R due its unique mix of orthopedic and neurologic pathology and the ability to practice in a wide range of settings."

Clinical Interests: interventional pain, MSK, ultrasound, and EMG,

Honors: Member of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)

Memberships: AAPM&R, Louisiana State Medical Society, and AOA