Ochsner Baton Rouge Welcomes New Medical Staff Members

Ochsner Baton Rouge has welcomed several new medical staff members across various specialties.

Hrishikesh Samant, MD, is a gastroenterologist and liver transplant specialist seeing patients at Ochsner Medical Complex – The Grove. Samant earned a medical degree from Mumbai, India in 2003. He completed an internship and residency at T.N. Medical College. He completed a gastroenterology fellowship and a transplant hepatology fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Samant is board-certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He performs diagnostic and therapeutic gastroenterology procedures, including endoscopies and colonoscopies. He has a special clinical interest in hepatocellular carcinoma, device technology, and transplant solutions.

Jason Gremillion, MD, treats a wide variety of chronic pain conditions at Ochsner Medical Complex – The Grove and Ochsner Health Center – O’Neal. Gremillion earned a medical degree from LSU Health and Science Center – Shreveport. He completed a residency in anesthesiology at McGovern Medical School, UTHealth Science Center in Houston. He also completed a fellowship in pain management at LSU Health and Science Center – New Orleans. Gremillion is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Academy of Pain Medicine, and the Louisiana Society of Anesthesiologists.

Heidi Sinclair, MD, MPH, FACP, offers primary care with the Ochsner MedVantage team at Ochsner Health Center – O’Neal and will join Ochsner 65 Plus – Bocage later this year. Sinclair is board-certified in both internal medicine and pediatrics. She earned a medical degree from the Tulane University School of Medicine and a master’s in public health at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. She completed a residency at the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. She is a member of Doctors for America and a fellow with the American College of Physicians.

Teresa King, MD, is an ear, nose, and throat specialist (ENT), at Ochsner Health Center – O’Neal. King earned a medical degree from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. She completed an ENT residency at the University of Alabama-Birmingham.  King is a member of the American Association of Physician Leadership, the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, and the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy.

Khelsea Conley, NP, specializes in hematology/oncology at Ochsner Medical Complex – The Grove. Conley earned a master’s degree in family nursing from Southern University and an undergraduate degree from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. She has been caring for cancer patients and patients with blood disorders for the last 14 years.