Our Residents | Ochsner Health (2023)


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Miranda Long, MD


Hometown: Columbus, GA
Undergraduate: University of Georgia
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Post-graduate Plans: Most likely practicing as a generalist in either a group practice or academic medical center
Personal interests: Going to the park with my dog (Ollie), attending craft beer festivals with my husband, tasting food at different restaurants, and trying new workouts

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Victoria Polo, MD


Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Undergraduate: Duke University
Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine
Post-graduate Plans: Academic Generalist
Personal interests: Spending time with my family and friends, food and wine, running and hiking, and traveling

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Alexia Novara, MD


Hometown: Birmingham, AL
Undergraduate: Auburn University
Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Post-graduate Plans: Ob/Gyn Generalist
Personal interests: Traveling, doing workout classes, enjoying the outdoors, reading for leisure, spending time with my husband and dog, and going on adventures with friends and family

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Catherine Rault, MD


Hometown: New York, New York
Undergraduate: Washington and Lee University
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Post-graduate Plans: Academic Generalist
Personal interests: cooking, Sweat by Kayla, spending time with friends and family, rewatching episodes of Friends.

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James Toppin, MD


Hometown: Tupelo, MS
Undergraduate: The University of Mississippi
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Post-graduate Plans: MFM Fellowship
Personal interests: Nola festivals, working out, trying new restaurants, gardening


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Katherine Boecking, MD


Hometown: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Undergraduate: University of Oklahoma
Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Post-graduate Plans: Undecided! Most likely generalist in academic setting.
Personal interests: Traveling, cooking, wine and cheese, any outdoor activity, exploring New Orleans, watching Schitt's Creek, Friends and college football!

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Dorothea Bragg, MD


Hometown: Centerville, GA
Undergraduate: University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!)
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Post-graduate Plans: Mostly likely general practice in either academics or private practice!
Personal interests: Trying new restaurants with my husband, cooking, baking, going to cute coffee shops, working out, and traveling!

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Sarah Oliver, MD

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Hometown: Avon, CT
Undergraduate: Vassar College
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Post-graduate Plans: Undecided- would love to incorporate some global health!
Personal interests: Traveling, baking while listening to musical theater, spin classes, taking pictures of my adorable dog Preston

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Erika Pettis, MD


Hometown: Warsaw, Indiana
Undergraduate: Furman University
Medical School: University of South Carolina School of Medicine- Columbia
Post-graduate Plans: General practice likely in academic medicine
Personal interests: Traveling/adventuring with my husband and dog, hiking, running, volleyball, cooking, and enjoying all the incredible food and events New Orleans has to offer!

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Dreda Romig, MD


Hometown: New Orleans, LA
Undergraduate: University of Miami
Medical School: LSU New Orleans
Post-graduate Plans: Would like to practice as a generalist either in academic medicine or private practice
Personal interests: Spending time with family, cooking, enjoying local festivals, exercising, and fishing.


Hometown: Litchfield, MN
Undergraduate: Augustana University
Medical School: University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
Post-graduate Plans: Undecided! Either a generalist in an academic setting or fellowship
Personal interests: All things outdoors, volleyball, running, baking, spending time with family and friends, and exploring New Orleans

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Jennifer Gold, MD


Hometown: Davis, California
Undergraduate: University of California, Davis
Medical School: West Virginia University School of Medicine
Post-graduate Plans: Currently undecided, contemplating REI fellowship vs. generalist
Personal interests: wakeboarding, wakesurfing, exploring new restaurants, watching Friends, exercising

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Sydney Graham, MD


Hometown: Macon, Georgia
Undergraduate: University of Georgia
Medical School: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Post-graduate Plans: Fellowship, Academic Medicine, Public Health
Personal interests: traveling to and exploring new places with my husband, cooking, gardening, cycling, playing tennis, watching (most) Bravo shows, and cheering on the Dawgs!

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Emma Siewert, MD


Hometown: Tampa, FL
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine (New Orleans, LA)
Post-graduate Plans: Undecided! I'd love to be involved in public health and global health
Personal interests:Eating, running, cooking, swimming, beaching, traveling, spending time with family and friends!

Our Residents | Ochsner Health (15)

Beth Sobba, MD


Hometown: Seattle, WA
Undergraduate: Gonzaga University
Medical School: University of Washington
Post-graduate Plans: Academic Medicine, Fellowship
Personal interests: Facetiming friends and family, exploring the parks of NOLA, mildly competitive tennis, and cooking with my partner. Staying informed on clinical interests such as obesity medicine, STIs, and health disparities. Mentoring of underrepresented pre-meds and medical students interested in OBGYN.


Our Residents | Ochsner Health (16)

Angela Conway, MD


Hometown: El Centro, CA
Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School: The University of Queensland - Ochsner Clinical School
Post-graduate Plans: Undecided! Currently deciding between pursuing a fellowship or becoming a generalist
Personal interests: Traveling, doing yoga and pilates, kayaking, cooking, baking, and trying new brunch spots

Our Residents | Ochsner Health (17)

Valeria Mantilla, MD


Hometown: Miami, FL
Undergraduate: University of Florida
Medical School: Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Post-graduate Plans: OB/GYN generalist
Personal interests: Wine & charcuterie boards, Netflix binge watching, traveling, cooking & listening to Bad Bunny

Our Residents | Ochsner Health (18)

Emily Singer, MD


Hometown: Roslyn, NY / Miami, FL
Undergraduate: Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (Miami, FL)
Post-graduate Plans: Ob/Gyn generalist
Personal interests: Cooking/eating, hiking, rock climbing, traveling, yoga, hand-embroidery, cuddling with my pup Riley!

Our Residents | Ochsner Health (19)

Lakshmi Subramani, MD


Hometown: Madison, AL
Undergraduate: UAB (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
Medical School: UAB Heersink School of Medicine (go blazers)
Post-graduate Plans: Academic generalist or MFM fellowship
Personal interests: Running, baking, craft beer, and true crime podcasts

Our Residents | Ochsner Health (20)

Jameycia Teno, MD


Hometown: New Iberia, La
Undergraduate: LSU
Medical School: LSU-New Orleans
Post-graduate Plans: OB/GYN generalist
Personal interests: I enjoy spending time with my family and friend, traveling, attending festivals and concerts, and going to brunch. I also love watching football, especially the Saints and LSU!

Our Residents | Ochsner Health (21)

Le'Nisha Williams, MD


Hometown: St. Thomas, USVI
Undergraduate: University of Pittsburgh
Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Post-graduate Plans: Generalist
Personal interests: Event planning, watching reality tv, traveling, shopping, self care :), spending time with family and friends

Where Are They Now?

2022 Graduates

  • Jessica Grote, Staff Physician at Ochsner Baptist
  • Dona Kioseff, Staff Physician at Ochsner Gulfport
  • Angela Nakahara, Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellow, University of Tennessee, Class of 2025
  • Katelyn Simmons, Staff Physician at Hawthorne OBGYN in Winston Salem, NC
  • Katharine Veale, Staff Physician in Massachusetts

2021 Graduates

  • Jordan Berg, Staff Physician at SSM Health Dean Medical Group, Janesville, WI
  • Wyeth Lawson, Staff Physician at Ochsner Kenner Campus
  • Payton Olson, Staff Physician at Ochsner Women’s Clinic – Covington, LA
  • Alex Vezina, Staff Physician at Comprehensive Woman’s Care, Detroit, MI

2020 Graduates

  • Emily Blosser, Staff Physician at Women and Infants Hospital, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • Logan Corey, Gynecologic Oncology Fellow, Wayne State University, Class of 2023
  • Victoria McHenry, Staff Physician at Ochsner Baptist Campus
  • Matthew Ragan, Staff Physician at Aventa Specialized Care, Dothan, AL
  • Kristen Vaughan, Women’s Care Specialist in Birmingham, AL

2019 Graduates

  • Samantha Bunting, Staff Physician at Plantation General Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Brandi Duet, Staff Physician at Thibodaux Regional Hospital
  • Katelyn Handley, Gyn Onc Fellow, University of South Florida
  • Berton Heaton, St. Francis Regional Medical Shakopee, MN
  • Caitlyn Ranger, Staff Physician at Ochsner Baptist Campus

2018 Graduates

  • Ana Valente, Gynecologic Oncology Fellow, University of Oklahoma, Class of 2022
  • Amanda Henne, Staff Physician at Ochsner Baptist Campus
  • Jolisha Eubanks-Bradley, Staff Physician at Ochsner West Bank Campus
  • Nicole Ulrich, Audubon Fertility New Orleans
  • Erin Gullatt, Staff Physician at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Monroe, LA
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