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Residents

Congratulations to our 2020 graduates

Bacon

Michael Bacon,
MD

Family Medicine
Oschner Clinic
Raceland, Louisiana

Daigrepont

Deanna Daigrepont, MD

Family Medicine
Lake Charles Memorial Health System

Dressler

Joseph Dressler, MD

Hospital Medicine
Lake Charles Memorial Health System

Leblanc

Christian LeBlanc, MD

Family Medicine
Lake Charles Memorial Health System

LaHaye Miller

Christopher Porter, MD

Family Medicine
Midway Medical Center
Clyde, North Carolina

Vidrine

Salam Zayona,
MD

Family Medicine
Toronto, Ontario,Canada


Residents

Post Graduate Year 3
Ahmed

Sabah Ahmed, MD

LAFP Resident Delegate to AAFP National Conference 2020-2021

Hometown: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Undergraduate School: Simon Fraser University, BC
Major: Health Sciences
Medical School: Medical University of the Americas
Interesting or funny fact: I speak 7 languages.

De La Paz

Marissa De La Paz, MD

Chairman, Recruiting and Welcoming Committee

Hometown: Cabot, Arkansas
Undergraduate School: University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Major: Chemistry and Biology
Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Interesting or funny fact: I LOVE Hippos.

Dufrene

Tiffany Dufrene, MD

Hometown: Lockport, Louisiana
Undergraduate School: Nicholls State University
Major: Biology
Medical School: Louisiana State University at Shreveport
Interesting or funny fact: I’m a huge Harry Potter fan.

Grandy

Sara Grandy, MD

Chief Resident 2020-2021

Hometown: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Undergraduate School: Acadia University
Major: Biology and Kinesiology
Medical School: Saba University School of Medicine
Interesting or funny fact: I quilt and play the horn, cornet, trumpet and piano.

LaHaye Miller

Noah Miller, MD

Hometown: Mamou, Louisiana
Undergraduate School: Louisiana State University
Major: Biology
Medical School: Louisiana State University at Shreveport
Interesting or funny fact: I play the violin.

Vidrine

Charles Vidrine, Jr., MD

Hometown: Oakdale, Louisiana
Undergraduate School: Tulane University
Major: English
Medical School: Louisiana State University at Shreveport
Interesting or funny fact: I'm a big Pop Culture fan - Star Trek, Star Wars & Game of Thrones.

Ziradkar

Rhushi Ziradkar, MD

Chairman, Recycling Committee

Hometown: London, Ontario, Canada
Undergraduate School: Western University
Major: Biology
Medical School: Medical University of the Americas
Interesting or funny fact: I dance Bhangra and choreographed for my crew.

Zovath

Andrew Zovath, DO

Hometown: Missouri City, Texas
Undergraduate School: University of St. Thomas
Major: Biology
Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center
Interesting or funny fact: I enjoy playing intricate games like Gloomhaven.

Post Graduate Year 2
Leger

Jacob Leger, MD

Hometown: Ragley, Louisiana
Undergraduate School: Northwestern State University
Major: Nursing
Medical School: Louisiana State University at New Orleans
Interesting or funny fact: I am an avid Astros, Saints & LSU fan.

Rachal

Daniel Rachal, MD

Hometown: Alexandria, Louisiana
Undergraduate School: Louisiana Tech University
Major: Psychology & Biology
Medical School: Louisiana State University at Shreveport
Interesting or funny fact: I have a hedgehog and he’s the coolest dude I know.

Robichaux

Caroline Robichaux, MD

Hometown: Thibodaux, Louisiana
Undergraduate School: Louisiana State University
Major: Biological Sciences
Medical School: Louisiana State University at New Orleans
Interesting or funny fact: I enjoy unicycling and have been riding since I was 10.

Takach

Timothy Takach, DO

Chief Resident 2020-2021

Hometown: Liberty, Texas
Undergraduate School: University of Texas at San Antonio
Major: Biology
Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center
Interesting or funny fact: I play the trombone and I am an amateur archer.

Tegnander

Camilla Tegnander, MD

Hometown: Pensacola, Florida
Undergraduate School: University of Agder Kristiansand, Norway
Major: Mathematical Finance
Medical School: Poznan University of Medical Sciences Center for Medical Education
Interesting or funny fact: I enjoy target shooting and I speak fluent Norwegian and basic Hebrew & Polish.

Vaisler

Ryan Vaisler, MD

Hometown: West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Undergraduate School: Trinity Western University
Major: Sociology
Medical School: St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine
Interesting or funny fact: I am an extreme snow skier, have visited 50 countries and I am an identical twin.

Post Graduate Year 1
Anagboso

Ifeoma Anagboso, MD

Hometown: Bronx, New York
Undergraduate School: Clarkson University
Major: Biomolecular Science
Medical School: Medical University of the Americas
Interesting or funny fact: I speak 3 languages: English, Igbo and Yoruba.

Godinich

Vincent Godinich, MD

Hometown: Marshall, Texas
Undergraduate School: Louisiana State University at Shreveport
Major: Biochemistry
Medical School: Trinity School of Medicine
Interesting or funny fact: I have 6 toes on my right foot.

Madden

Tucker Madden, MD

Hometown: Saline, Louisiana
Undergraduate School: Louisiana Tech University
Major: Nursing & Pre-Med
Medical School: Louisiana State University at New Orleans
Interesting or funny fact: I grew up on a farm and helped deliver a horse.

Mand

Manpreet Mand, MD

Hometown: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Undergraduate School: University of Calgary
Major: Biological Sciences
Medical School: Saba University School of Medicine
Interesting or funny fact: I once spent the night in the Sahara Desert.

Seeser

Daniel Seeser, MD

Hometown: Alexandria, Louisiana
Undergraduate School: Louisiana Tech University
Major: Biology
Medical School: Louisiana State University at Shreveport
Interesting or funny fact: I can whistle like a bird.

Taylor

Matthew Taylor, MD

Hometown: Crowley, Louisiana
Undergraduate School: University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Major: Biology
Medical School: Windsor University School of Medicine
Interesting or funny fact: I'm a proud Chick-fil-A first 100 customer.

Vinas

Adrian Viñas, MD

Hometown: West Palm Beach, Florida
Undergraduate School: Florida State University
Major: Psychology
Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine
Interesting or funny fact: I played Rugby in college.

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