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Physicians

Mitchell J. Hebert, M.D.

Mitchell J. Hebert, M.D.

Dr. Hebert completed his nephrology training at the University of Florida Shands Hospital. Prior to that, he earned his medical degree at LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport before completing his internal medicine residency at the University of Florida University Hospital. Dr. Hebert, a native of Breaux Bridge, LA, is board-certified in internal medicine and in nephrology.

Michael W. Roppolo, M.D.

Michael W. Roppolo, M.D.

Dr. Roppolo is a native of Shreveport, Louisiana where he earned his medical degree from LSU School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine and fellowship in nephrology at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Dr. Roppolo is board-certified in both internal medicine and nephrology. He is a member of the Louisiana State Medical Society, Renal Physicians Association and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians. 
 


C. Peter Luscy, M.D

C. Peter Luscy, M.D

Dr. Luscy earned his medical degree in his hometown of New Orleans at the LSU School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at LSU Medical Center in Baton Rouge, and his nephrology training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Luscy is board-certified in internal medicine and nephrology. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology and Renal Physicians Association.
 

James E. Yegge, M.D.

James E. Yegge, M.D.

Dr. Yegge completed his Bachelor of Business Administration at the University of Texas at Austin and his M.D. at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.  He performed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine as well as his fellowship in Nephrology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.  He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Nephrology and Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology.  He maintains medical licenses in Texas and Louisiana.  He is a member of the American College of Physicians, National Kidney Foundation, American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology. 
 

Jones Samuel, M.D.

Jones Samuel, M.D.

Dr. Samuel is a native of Kerala, India. He earned his medical degree from Kerala University, and trained in the United Kingdom.  Dr. Samuel is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, and completed his residency and fellowship training at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Dr. Samuel is board-certified in internal medicine and Nephrology. He is a member of the American Society of Nephrology.

Robert P. Landry, M.D.

Robert P. Landry, M.D.

Dr. Landry completed his nephrology training at the University of Virginia Health System. Prior to that, he earned his medical degree at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA, completing his internal medicine residency at the Earl K. Long Medical Center in Baton Rouge, LA. Dr. Landry, a native of Pierre Part, LA, is board-certified in internal medicine and nephrology.

Raynold J. Corona, M.D.

Raynold J. Corona, M.D.

Dr. Corona received his B.S. in chemistry from Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL.  He received his medical degree from the Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans and then completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Earl K. Long Hospital in Baton Rouge.  His nephrology fellowship was completed at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.

W. Britton Murrill, M.D.

W. Britton Murrill, M.D.

Dr. Murrill is a native of Baton Rouge.  He received his M.D. from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport.  His internship and residency in Internal Medicine were completed at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, as well as a fellowship in Nephrology.  Prior to medical school, Dr. Murrill received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Georgia and a Masters of Science at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  Dr. Murrill is board certified in Internal Medicine and board certified in Nephrology.  He is a member of the American Society of Nephrology.

Mahesh Basireddy, M.D. ​

Mahesh Basireddy, M.D. ​

Dr. Basireddy earned his medical degree at Bangalore Medical College, India. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Long Island College Hospital, New York. He completed Post Doctoral fellowship in basic research followed by clinical fellowship in nephrology at  the University of Alabama at Birmingham. During this period he had various publications and presentations in the field of nephrology. Dr. Basireddy is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology. He is a member of American Society of Nephrology and National Kidney Foundation.

Kenneth G. Smith, M.D.

Kenneth G. Smith, M.D.

Dr. Smith is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He completed his Bachelor of Liberal Arts at the University of Mississippi and his medical degree at Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans. He performed his internship and residency at Earl K. Long Medical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Following a year as Chief Resident, he completed his nephrology fellowship at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Virginia. Dr. Smith is board-certified in internal medicine and board certified in nephrology. He is a member of the Renal Physicians Association and American Society of Nephrology.
 

Jeremy C. O'Neal, M.D.

Jeremy C. O'Neal, M.D.

Dr. O'Neal received his B.S. in microbiology from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, Louisiana and then completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in nephrology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center. Dr. O’Neal is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology.
 

James S. Sim, M.D.

James S. Sim, M.D.

Dr. Sim is a native of Seoul, South Korea. He earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia and completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, Alabama.  He completed his Fellowship in Nephrology at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Sim is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology, and is a member of Renal Physicians Association, Medical Association of Georgia, and the American Society of Nephrology.
 

Damodar Kumbala, M.D.

Damodar Kumbala, M.D.

Dr. Kumbala received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from B.M Patil Medical College in India, and his internal medicine residency at Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati. He then pursued Nephrology training at Tulane University in New Orleans. He served as the chief nephrology fellow for during his second year of training. He is a professional member of the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology. He is currently an ABIM Board Certified, ABIM Nephrology Certified, and certified in hemodialysis vascular access procedures by ASDIN. He has served as assistant professor of clinical medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine and Senior Lecturer at University of Queensland Brisbane Australia. He has several publications in renal medicine and serves as a reviewer in medical journals. His areas of interest are vascular access and ICU nephrology. He has been invited as a speaker to several national and International conferences. 
 

Nurse Practitioners

Jennifer Louque, NP.

Jennifer Louque, NP.

Jennifer Louque is a lifetime resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana. Thereafter, she began the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse by obtaining a Master’s of Science from Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana. She has board certification by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and her professional memberships have included the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, American Nephrology Nurses Association and National Kidney Foundation.

Ronnie Cassano, NP.

Ronnie Cassano, NP.

Ronnie Cassano is a lifelong resident of Baton Rouge.  He received his Bachelor of Science and Masters in Nursing from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, LA.  He is board certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Judson Jones, NP

Judson Jones, NP

Judson Jones is a long time resident of the Baton Rouge area.  He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.  He later went on to pursue a Master of Science in Nursing at Southern Mississippi University, and became an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.  He received board certification from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and has professional memberships with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Jessica Tran, NP.

Jessica Tran, NP.

Jessica Tran is a lifelong resident of Baton Rouge, La. She earned her Bacheloors of Science in Nursing at Our Lady of the Lake College in Baton Rouge, La.  She worked for close to 10 years as a registered nurse in the intensive care unit before earning her Master of Science in Nursing at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, La.  She is board certified and a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Dawn Hebert, NP.

Dawn Hebert, NP.

Dawn Hebert is a resident of the Baton Rouge. She earned a Bachelor of Science from Nicholls State University and a Master of Science in Nursing at Southeastern Louisiana University.  Board certified with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and professional memberships that include: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Natasha F. Lewis, FNP-C

Natasha F. Lewis, FNP-C

Natasha Lewis is a native of Kenner, LA.  She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA.  She later obtained a Master of Science in Nursing, at Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA and became an Advance Practice Registered Nurse with a focus in Family Health.  Her board certification is through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Natasha has extensive experience in chronic hemodialysis. Her professional memberships have included the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Ashley Haney, NP

Ashley Haney, NP

Ashley Haney earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA, and later obtained a Master of Science in Nursing there as well.  Her board certification is through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Ashley has extensive experience in direct care of dialysis patients and worked at Fresenius Medical Care for several years prior to Renal Associates. Her professional memberships have included the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. 

Emily Burke, NP

Emily Burke, NP

Emily Burke earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Our Lady of the Lake College in Baton Rouge, LA.  She later obtained a Master of Science in Nursing, at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, specializing in Adult Gerontology Acute Care.  Her board certification is through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Her professional memberships include the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

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