Faculty & Staff

 

Michael B. Harper, MD, MBA, DABFM, FAAFP

Professor of Family Medicine
Chairman, Department of Family Medicine

Following graduation from LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Dr. Harper received his family medicine residency training in Augusta, GA, and practiced family medicine for two years prior to joining our faculty in 1981. He subsequently completed a fellowship at the Faculty Development Center in Waco, TX in 1986 and completed his MBA from LSU Shreveport in 2012. He served as Family Medicine Residency Director in Shreveport from 1984 to 2010. Dr Harper is a co-founder and past President of the American Association for Primary Care Endoscopy. He has taught the National Procedures Institute EGD and TNE workshops for over 15 years and has spoken at numerous national conferences. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr Harper was selected as the Louisiana Family Doctor of the Year in 2010 and served as President of the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians in 2013.

Khaled Z. Aqeel, MD, MBA, DABFM

Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine

Dr. Aqeel was born and raised in Yonkers, New York. There he graduated from Manhattan College with a B.S in Chemistry. He continued his education by completing his Medical Degree from AUA, and alongside earning his MBA from PSU in Management Healthcare. He is a recent graduate of our Family Medicine Residency and elected to join the University Health/LSU-HSC Faculty in 2015.

  

Charles E. Baxter, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
LSUHSC-Shreveport Family Medicine Clerkship Director
Medical Director University Family Medicine at Provenance

Dr. Baxter graduated from LSU Medical School in Shreveport in 1994. After completing an internship in General Surgery he practiced Emergency Medicine. He returned in 2004 to complete a residency in Family Medicine and joined our faculty in 2012 after being in private practice.

Luke Baudoin, MD, DABFM

Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
Program Director, Department of Family Medicine Residency Program

 Dr. Luke Minao Baudoin is a native of Okinawa, Japan. After graduating from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, he attended LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. He completed his residency in family medicine in 1995 and joined the faculty where he served for eight years. For the next eight years he developed a successful solo practice as a small town doctor in Plain Dealing, Louisiana where he enjoyed seeing infants to geriatrics for routine care, acute care and injuries before bringing his skills back to the residency in 2011.

Tammy Baudoin

Tammy D Baudoin, MD, DABFM

Family Medicine Residency Associate Program Director

 

Dr. Baudoin received her MD from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School. She completed a family medicine residency at LSUHSC in Shreveport, is board-certified in Family Medicine, and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Following an emergency medicine practice, Dr. Baudoin joined our faculty in 1992. She holds additional licensure in Medical Acupuncture. Dr. Baudoin completed aesthetic training in September of 2008, and is fully credentialed in laser aesthetic procedures, BOTOX injections, chemical peels, and dermal filler injections. She trains resident physicians in the Aesthetic Medicine Clinic in Family Medicine at LSUHSCS.


Kevin J Carter, MD, DABFM

Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
Medical Director, Comprehensive Care Clinic

Dr. Carter attended LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport.  He completed our family medicine residency in 2007, having served as chief resident in the 2006-07 academic year.  After a year of private practice in Shreveport, he joined our faculty in July of 2008.

  

Marc Chaudoir, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine

Dr. Chaudoir grew up in central Louisiana and attended Louisiana College, followed by medical school and family medicine residency training at LSUHSC-Shreveport. He elected to join the faculty of LSUHSC-S in 2014 because of its diverse patient population and the wide variety of pathology seen here. Additionally, Dr. Chaudoir was attracted to our family medicine program because “it offers great procedural opportunities, as well as a very kind and helpful faculty.” He also feels that the Shreveport/Bossier area lends itself well to his hobbies, which are golf and soccer.


Arthur T Fort, MD, DABFM/ABOG

Professor of Family Medicine
Clinical Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Fort received his MD from the University of Tennessee.  Among his many appointments and accomplishments, he has served as chairman of the LSUHSCS Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and had returned to that department’s faculty prior to assuming the chair of the Department of Family Medicine and Comprehensive Care in 1982. Dr. Fort served as chairman of the Department of Family Medicine until January of 2010; he continues to serve as a full-time faculty member of the department.

Carrie M German, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine & Pediatrics

A graduate of LSU Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine in Shreveport, Dr. German served a pediatric residency at LSUHSCS, and joined the faculty of the Department of Family Medicine in 1999. She precepts junior and senior medical students in the Comprehensive Care Clinic and residents in the Family Medicine Center, and has four times been named part-time faculty Preceptor of the Year for the CCC.

Jeffrey A German, MD, DABFM

Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
Medical Director, Family Medicine Clinic

A Shreveport native, Dr. German graduated from Baylor University in Waco, TX, and LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. Following completion of our family medicine residency program, he joined the faculty in 1995. A member of Alpha Omega Alpha, he currently serves as LSUHSCS AOA  Gamma Chapter Faculty Councilor.

F Dean Heard, MD, DABFM

Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine

Dr. Heard graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, where he also did his family medicine residency. He joined our faculty in 1994, after a fellowship in rural family medicine.


Jan Hood M.D.

Jan L Hood, MD, DABFM

Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Director, Predoctoral Education, Department of Family Medicine


Dr. Hood completed the Family Medicine residency program at LSUHSCS following her graduation from Texas A&M College of Medicine. After a one-year Behavioral Science fellowship at LSUHSCS, she served in acute care clinics in Longview and Conroe, TX, for two years prior to joining our faculty in 1988. She has served as the Academic Director of the Comprehensive Care Clinic (a teaching student clinic staffed by upper-level medical students under the supervision of family physician faculty), Director of the Module III course ­– the Patient, Physician, and Society course for first- and second-year medical students, and Coordinator of the faculty development program for the department. She continues to actively participate in these programs and the Family Medicine residency program. Dr. Hood currently oversees medical student educational activities for the department.

  

Nathan Martin, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine 

Dr. Martin is the first dually trained emergency medicine/family medicine physician to graduate from the LSUHSC-S innovative emergency medicine/family medicine residency program. Dr. Martin, of Forest Hill, Louisiana, was just completing LSU Medical School in Shreveport in 2009 when the innovative program became available. Certain that the combined training would be valuable to a physician in a small community, he enrolled. After completing the combined residency, he joined our part time faculty in 2014, electing to serve also as an emergency physician at a Marshall, Texas hospital.

Crista Moore Murray, LPC, MFT

Instructor of Clinical Family Medicine

A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California and Licensed Professional Counselor in Louisiana who joined the Family Medicine Faculty in 2013. Along with her private practice, she works as the therapist with Student Mental Health. Crista also participates in the behavior medicine component of MS3 education and FM resident training. Crista’s areas of expertise are children and adolescents as well as anxiety reduction and mindfulness training.


David L Nelson, MD, DABFM

Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine

A native of West Monroe, LA, Dr. Nelson is a graduate of Southern University in Baton Rouge and LSUHSCS. Following completion of our family medicine residency program, he joined the faculty in 1995. He holds additional licensure in medical acupuncture and serves as Medical Director of St. Joseph’s Hospice.


Randy Richter M.D.

Randy C Richter, MD, DABFM, FAAFP

Professor of Clinical Family Medicine

Dr. Richter is a graduate of LSUHSCS, and joined the Faculty of the Department of Family Medicine in 1987, after completion of our family medicine residency. He also has completed a fellowship at the Faculty Development Center in Waco, TX, and is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He retired in 2010 as a colonel from the U.S. Army Reserve where he served in numerous command and staff positions in addition to being the Army Reserve Family Medicine Consultant to the Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Army.

Russell W Roberts, MD, DABFM, FAAFP

Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
 

A graduate of LSUHSC in New Orleans, Dr. Roberts did postgraduate work at the charity hospitals in New Orleans and Bogalusa, LA. Dr. Roberts conducted a private practice of family medicine in Shreveport and DeRidder, LA, and has served in various capacities on the faculty of LSUHSC-Shreveport since 1984. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and a past-president of the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians.

Shaun Spielman, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
Dr. Spielman grew up in rural West Virginia and attended Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA before completing medical school at West Virginia University in 2009. He completed his residency in family medicine at WVU followed by a fellowship in primary care sports medicine in 2013. He worked as an urgent care physician in the Minneapolis/Saint Paul, MN area for one year prior to joining our faculty in the fall of 2014. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.
  

John Wagner III, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine

Dr. Wagner is a graduate of the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Medicine. He completed a General Psychiatry Residency and a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at LSU as well. He is Board Certified in General Psychiatry as well as Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Prior to his medical career, Dr. Wagner served in the United States Army as a commissioned officer.