Feature Profiles

Dugas Brings Sense of Urgency to Orthopedic Recovery

Dec 15, 2017 at 01:20 pm by steve

At first glance, a ballet dancer and a wrestling superstar seem the ultimate juxtaposition. Closer scrutiny reveals the similitude of performance arts and athleticism. And a d.... Read More

Oakes Retires But Will Stay Busy

Oct 12, 2016 at 05:43 pm by steve

With his upcoming retirement, Jerry Oakes, MD expects to have more "me" time. "It's like stepping off an escalator going 30 mph," Oakes said. "I've been incredibly fortunate a.... Read More

Kitchens Perfects Crawfish Seasoning With Surgical Precision

Sep 09, 2016 at 02:19 pm by steve

For Jerry Kitchens, MD, "like" is much too mild a word for his feelings about crawfish. During the crawfish months -- roughly March through June -- the retired surgeon feasts.... Read More

Physician Brings New Perspective to Practice after Battling Cancer

Aug 16, 2016 at 12:29 pm by steve

"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." -John Lennon We've all experienced the way life tends to interfere with our objectives for the future, but.... Read More

Going the Distance: Ross Committed to Marathons and Mission Work

Jul 22, 2016 at 12:02 pm by steve

Dr. Nathan Ross always knew he wanted to be in the medical profession. But it was during his third year in medical school when he realized he wanted to be an OBGYN. "I loved d.... Read More

November 2022

Nov 18, 2022 at 03:06 pm by steve

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