Blue Cross honors north Louisiana doctors as top performers in Quality Blue Program

BATON ROUGE – Primary care doctors in Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana’s Quality Blue program are getting better health results for their patients who have chronic conditions.

Blue Cross recognized nearly 400 primary care doctors from all regions of Louisiana at its 2018 Quality Blue Statewide Learning Collaborative on Nov. 1.

The doctors earned Top Performer awards for treating patients who have the chronic conditions targeted in Quality Blue – diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), vascular disease and chronic kidney disease.

The following primary care doctors from North Louisiana were honored as Blue Cross 2018-19 Top Performers. Doctors are listed by their clinics, with the chronic condition(s) for which they were recognized for optimal care beside their names.

Affinity

  1. Michael Hayward (Hypertension)
  2. Charles Morgan (Hypertension)

Bossier Family Medicine

  1. Michael Angelo (Hypertension, Diabetes)
  2. Patrick Deere (Hypertension)
  3. William Maranto (Hypertension, Diabetes, Kidney Disease)
  4. Robert Saucier (Hypertension)
  5. Ashley Sommerhalder (Hypertension)
  6. Joseph Tynes (Hypertension, Diabetes, Kidney Disease)

Green Clinic

  1. Terry Gardner (Hypertension)
  2. Holly Kidd (Hypertension)
  3. Kenneth Metoyer (Hypertension)

Highland Clinic – Shreveport

  1. Roan Flenniken (Hypertension)
  2. Paul Rushing (Hypertension)

Kerry L. Anders, M.D.

  1. Kerry Anders (Hypertension)

CHRISTUS Physicians Group

  1. Jode Burgin (Hypertension)
  2. Lori Gallaher (Hypertension)
  3. Nadia Gomes (Hypertension)
  4. Joanna Holton (Hypertension)
  5. Susan Kemp (Hypertension)
  6. Peter Milder (Hypertension)
  7. Donna Wyatt (Hypertension, Diabetes)

Shreveport Internal Medicine

  1. Mark Brown (Hypertension, Diabetes, Kidney Disease)
  2. Richard Haynie (Hypertension, Diabetes)
  3. Craig Miller (Hypertension)
  4. Eric Smith (Hypertension, Diabetes)

St. Francis Physicians

  1. Clyde Elliott (Hypertension)
  2. Ronald Hubbard (Hypertension, Vascular Disease)
  3. Darshan Patel (Hypertension, Kidney Disease)

The Family Doctors – Shreveport

  1. Marion Cash (Hypertension, Vascular Disease)
  2. Mary Eskander (Hypertension)
  3. Ross Hamic (Hypertension, Diabetes, Vascular Disease)
  4. Ellie Hudnall (Hypertension)
  5. Katie Kerr (Hypertension)
  6. Ann Landry (Hypertension, Diabetes)
  7. Timothy Mathis (Hypertension)
  8. Sherin Mercer (Hypertension)
  9. Charles Patton (Hypertension, Diabetes, Vascular Disease)

West Monroe Family Clinic

  1. Tommy Banks (Hypertension)
  2. Erin Breard (Hypertension)
  3. Mark Dollar (Hypertension)
  4. Joe Henry (Hypertension)
  5. Steven McMahan (Hypertension, Diabetes)

Willis Knighton Physician Network

  1. Pierre Blanchard (Hypertension)
  2. Russell Shane Carr (Hypertension)
  3. Mary Crow (Hypertension)
  4. Randy Del Mundo (Hypertension)
  5. Larry Flake (Hypertension)
  6. Scott Harrington (Hypertension)
  7. Robert Hernandez (Hypertension)
  8. James Jackson (Hypertension)
  9. Huan Le (Hypertension)
  10. Dianna Lim (Hypertension)
  11. Kennedy Lim (Hypertension)
  12. Jason Milligan (Hypertension, Diabetes)
  13. Daniel Moller (Hypertension)
  14. Wendy Moses (Hypertension)
  15. Lillian Nelson (Diabetes)
  16. Timothy Nicholls (Hypertension)
  17. April Palmer (Hypertension)
  18. Susan Seiler-Smith (Hypertension)
  19. Susan Michelle Self (Hypertension)
  20. James Thompson (Hypertension)
  21. Ariel Ton (Diabetes)
  22. Karen Walker (Hypertension)
  23. Clint Wilson (Hypertension, Kidney Disease)