Key Faculty

Myriam Guevara, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Acting Chief, Section of Rheumatology 

Fellowship Program Director 

Gravier Multi-Specialty Clinic
2025 Gravier St.
New Orleans, LA  70112
Ph: (504) 412-1517

LSU Network

University Medical Center New Orleans


Stephen J. Derbes, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine   


Barrett G. Ford, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

West Jefferson Clinic

Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System


Community Faculty   

Abraham Gedalia, M.D. 
Professor of Pediatrics - Gratis
Head, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology 

Nirupa J.Patel, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine