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2019 Board of Directors

Listed in order of appearance, from left to right.

  • W. David Sumrall, III, MD, FASA System Chairman, Anesthesiology; Associate Medical Director, Surgical Services, Ochsner Health
  • James E. Maurin Past Chairman, Ochsner Health; Founder and Past Chairman, Stirling Properties, Inc.
  • William H. Hines Managing Partner, Jones Walker
  • Pedro Cazabon, MD Primary Care System Service Line Leader; Associate Medical Director, Primary Care, Ochsner Medical Center
  • Suzanne Mestayer Past Chairperson, Ochsner Health; Managing Principal, ThirtyNorth Investments, LLC
  • Robert Patrick Managing Partner, The Patrick Companies
  • Cuong “C.J.” Bui, MD, FAANS Chairman, Neurosurgery; Co-Director, Ochsner Neuroscience Institute
  • Dana Smetherman, MD, , MPH, MBA, FACR Chair, Department of Radiology, Ochsner Medical Center — Jefferson Highway; Associate Medical Director, Hospital-Based Service Lines, Ochsner Health
  • Warner L. Thomas President and CEO
    Ochsner Health
  • David E. Taylor, MD Chairman, Pulmonary Care/
    Critical Care, Ochsner Health
  • Andrew Wisdom Chairman, Ochsner Health; Founder and President, Crescent Capital Consulting
  • Kenneth Polite, Jr. Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP
  • Vincent “Butch” Adolph, MD Section Head, Pediatric Surgery; Regional Medical Director, Ochsner Lake Charles and North Louisiana Regions
  • Jefferson G. Parker Vice-Chairman IBERIABANK,
    Director of Capital Markets, Energy Lending & Investor Relations
  • Karen Blessey, MD Medical Director, Physician Recruiting, Internal Medicine, Ochsner Health
  • Victoria Smith, MD, FAAFP Associate Medical Director,
    St. Charles Parish Hospital; Primary Care, Ochsner River Region
  • Timothy Riddell, MD Associate Medical Director, Ochsner Northshore Region; Associate Medical Director, Ochsner Medical Center — Hancock
  • R. Parker LeCorgne President, Dr. G.H. Tichenor Antiseptic Co.; Special Counsel, Jones Walker

Not pictured above:
José S. Suquet
Chairman of the Board, President and CEO,
Pan-American Life Insurance Group

Not pictured above:
John A. Evans
Former President, Rehab Partners, Inc.;
Chairman, St. Tammany Health System
Board of Directors