Please join us in welcoming the following faculty to the Department of Surgery:

May 2020

Shawn A. McKinney, MD MPH 
Professor of Clinical Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology, Breast Oncology



September 2020

Elyse Bevier-Rawls, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Division of Colorectal Surgery

Bevier Rawls


Alison A. Smith, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Division of Trauma/Critical Care Surgery

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Jessica A. Zagory, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery

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Cardiothoracic Surgery

Eugene Kukuy, MD

Michael Weaver, MD

Mitchell Lirtzman, MD

Mohamad Allam, MD

Victor "Teddy" Tedesco, MD

Azeem Khan, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery

Guy Orangio, MD

     - Division Chief and Fellowship Director

Kurt Davis, MD

Jeff Barton, MD

Aaron Klinger, MD

Elyse Bevier-Rawls, MD

Louis Barfield, MD 

Richard Byrd, MD

Kelly Finan, MD

Nathan Hite, MD

Michael Horaist, MD

Matthew Boudreaux, MD

General Surgery

John Morrison, MD

     - Division Chief

Charles Chappuis Jr, MD

     - Site director University Health Center, Lafayette

Phillip Gachassin, MD

     - Site director Lafayette General Medical Center

V. Keith Rhynes, MD

     - Site director Our Lady of the Lake, Baton Rouge

Michael Cook, MD

     - Director of Bariatric Surgery, UMC

Ian Hodgdon, MD

James "Buddy" Leithead, MD

John Paige, MD

John Whitaker, MD

Pediatric Surgery

David Yu, MD

     - Division Chief

Febienne Gray, MD

Jessica Zagory, MD

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Hugo St. Hillaire, MD, DDS

     - Division Chief

Charles Dupin, MD

     - Fellowship Program Director

Kelly Babineaux, MD

Frank Lau, MD

Mohamad Masoumy, MD, MS

Gerhard Mundinger, MD

Mark Stalder, MD

Daniel Womac, MD

Hamid Massiha, MD

Charles "Ty" Tuggle, MD

Johnathan Boranski, MD

Surgical Oncology

J. Phil Boudreaux, MD

Peter Bostick, MD

Jason Breaux, MD

Henry Kaufman IV, MD

John Lyons, MD 

Mary Maluccio, MD

     - Director, Neuroendocrine Tumor Program

Shawn McKinney, MD, MPH

Ramcharan Thiagarajan, MD

J. Chris Watson, MD

Eugene Woltering, MD

Trauma, Burns & Critical Care

John Hunt, MD, MPH

     - Division Chief, Trauma Director UMC, Fellowship Program Director

Alan Marr, MD

Lance Stuke, MD, MPH 

     - General Surgery Program Director

Patrick Greiffenstein, MD

Jonathan Schoen, MD

Alison Smith, MD, PhD

Jeff Carter, MD

     - Burn Director, UMC

Herb Phelan, MD, MSCS

Vascular Surgery

Malachi Sheahan III, MD

     - Division Chief and Fellowship Program Director

Robert Batson, MD

     - Department Chairman

Larry Hollier, MD

     - LSUHSC Chancellor

Chaludie Sheahan, MD

Tapash Palit, MD

Bruce Torrance III, MD

     - Chief Academic Officer, West Jefferson Medical Center 

William Risher, MD

Marie Unruh, MD

Nicolas Zea, MD

Amit Chawla, MD

     - Chief of Vascular Surgery, VA Medical Center

Amadis Castoriano, MD

Faculty Members



Gratis Appointments


Adhvaryu, Dhaval, MD
Ahmad, Rasheed, MD
Al-Dahir, Sara, PharmD, BCPS
Allen, Robert, MD
Barfield, Louis, MD
Beck, David, MD
Berry, Buford, MD
Black, Elliott, MD
Boedefeld, William, MD
Bolton, John, MD
Boraski, Jonathan, MD
Bostick, Peter, MD
Boudreaux, Benjamin, MD
Breaux, Edgar, MD
Brevard, Sidney, MD
Bringaze, Walter, MD

Brooke, E. Amadis, MD
Buell, Joseph, MD
Byrd, Richard, MD
Campeau, Lisa, MD
Caspi, Joseph, MD
Cayton, Stewart, MD
Champagne, Kenneth, MD
Chawla, Amit, MD
Chiasson, Edward, MD
Chiu, Ernest, MD
Clasen, Charles, MD
Conners, Michael, MD
Contreary, Kelvin, MD
Corne, Jr., Louis, MD
Countryman, David, MD
Craighead, Claude, MD
Craven, James, MD
Cueto, Jorge, MD
Cummiskey, Robert, MD
Cuntz, Cecilia, MD
Cusimano, Luke, MD
Daugherty, R. Scott, MD 
Dauterive, Edward, MD 
Davis, Jr., P. Michael, MD
Dean, John, MD
Deboisblanc, Rene, MD
Dellacroce, Frank, MD
Depp, David, MD
Desselle, Wesley, MD
Dieffenbach, Kenneth, MD
DiVincenti, Frank, MD
Doucet, Lucius, MD
Dreschnack, Paul, MD
Duchesne, Juan, MD
Duke, Marquinn, MD
Fahr, Michael, MD
Field, Richard, MD
Finan, Kelly, MD
Fingerhut, Abe, MD
Ford, Edward, MD
Foti, C., MD
Frusha, John, MD
Garcelon, James, MD
George, Eric, MD
Ghere, Mary, MD
Glass, Cynthia, MD
Gordon, Stephen, MD
Griffin, Joseph, MD
Gruenwald, Charles, MD
Guidry, London, MD
Gruner, Jeffrey, MD
Guste, John, MD                                               
Gwin, Taylor, MD
Hanemann, Michael, MD
Hankins, Adam, MD
Hansbrough, Faith, MD
Hargroder, Andrew, MD
Harrison, Lynn, MD

Hastings, Laurel, MD
Hastings, Paul, MD
Hausmann, Mark, MD
Heck, Jr., Herman MD, FACS
Helm, Edward G., MD, FACS            
Hicks, Terry, MD
Hill Jr., Charles B. MD
Hirsch, Alec, MD
Hogan, M'liss, MD
Ingram, James, MD
Jacome, Tomas, MD


Jhunjhunwala, Jay, MD
Kaplan, Jonathan, MD
Karlin, Richard, MD
Khan, Azeem, MD
Khoobehi, Kamran, MD
Killackey, Mary, MD
Kline, Albert, MD
Kober, Ronald, MD
Kukuy, Eugene, MD
Laborde, Kenneth, MD
Lagraize, Christopher, MD
LeBlanc, Karl, MD
Leonovicz, Douglas, MD
Lindsey, John, MD
Littleton, Jeffery, MD
Loe, William, MD
Lopoo, John, MD
Lyons, John M, MD
Mann, Jr., Willard K, DDS, MD
Margolin, David, MD
Martinez, Benjamin, MD
Massiha, Hamid, MD
McCalla, Thomas, MD
McCanless, Christopher, MD
McGee, Jennifer, MD
McGuiness, Clifton, MD
McKinnon, William, MD
McNeil, James, MD
Meade, Peter, MD
Mederos, Eileen, MD
Miller, Weston, MD
Mizgala, Cynthia, MD
Moore, Rachel, MD
Moses, Michael, MD
Moustoukas, Nick, MD
Myers, Melvil, MD
Neumaster, Terry, MD
Newton, Baron, MD
Norwood, Scott, MD
O'Leary, James, MD
Pappas, Michael, MD
Paramesh, Anil, MD
Pejic, Rade, MD
Perkowski, Paul, MD
Rau, Jeffrey Frederick, MD
Rhynes, Vernon, MD
Rigby, Carl, MD
Robichaux, Wayne, MD
Rodriguez, Jaime, MD
Sabbaghian, Bahman, MD
Sam, Albert, MD
Sanchez, Erick, MD
Sayegh, Salem, MD
Schmidt, Frank, MD
Schellack, Jon V., MD
Schroll, Rebecca, MD
Schwartzberg, Glen, MD
Seale, Arnold, MD
Sheely, Carlton, MD
Slakey, Douglas, MD
Stephens, James, MD
Suleman, Mohammed, MD
Tandon, Ravi, MD
Theunissen, Taylor, MD
Thomas, Charles, MD
Thomas, Mack, MD
Thomas, Michael, MD
Thurston, Robert, MD
Uddo, Joseph, MD
Upp, J., MD
Valerie, Evans, MD
Wade, James, MD
Walters, Jules, MD
Weaver, Michael, MD
Webb, Watts. MD
Weiler, Jonathan, MD
Weiss, Sean, MD
Williams, Charlie, MD
Womac, Daniel, MD
Wood, James H., MD
Zampell, Jamie, MD