BRG Physicians Recognized as Top Performers by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

Nineteen Baton Rouge General physicians were recognized as Top Performers by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana for the treatment of four chronic conditions—diabetes, hypertension, vascular disease, and kidney disease.

At the 2018 Quality Blue Primary Care Statewide Collaborative, BCBSLA recognized nearly 500 primary care doctors from around the state who earned top scores on the program’s clinical quality measurements for the four targeted conditions.

The Baton Rouge General Physicians recognized are:

·Donnie Batie (Hypertension)

·Timothy Bella (Hypertension, Kidney Disease)

·Shavaun Cotton (Hypertension, Diabetes)

·Henry Dixon (Hypertension)

·Kristen Ducote (Hypertension)

·Brad Gaspard (Hypertension, Diabetes, Kidney Disease)

·Stacy Jones (Hypertension)

·April McCulloh (Hypertension, Vascular Disease)

·Stephen McCulloh (Hypertension)

·Tarisha Mixon (Hypertension)

·Lauren Moore (Hypertension, Diabetes, Kidney Disease)

·Vincent Nguyen (Hypertension, Diabetes, Vascular Disease)

·Philip Padgett (Hypertension)

·Desi Valentine (Hypertension)

·Vasanthi Vinayagam (Hypertension)

·Darakhshan Wahid (Hypertension)

·Amanda Watts (Hypertension)

·Robert Wood (Hypertension, Diabetes)

·Michael Yorek (Hypertension, Diabetes)