Meet Our Physicians

Catalina Neguleslcu

Medical Director

Catalina Negulescu, MD, earned her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Lasi, Romania. She completed her residency at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, New Jersey.  She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialists

Lisa A. Diehl

Lisa A. Diehl

MD

Dr. Diehl is a graduate of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. She also completed her physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans.

Gregory Ward

Gregory Ward

MD

Louisiana Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dr. Gregory Ward is a graduate of The Medical College of Ohio. He completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, and served as Chief Resident during his final year of residency training. In addition to his medical training, Dr. Ward also earned a Doctorate of Philosophy at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Ward currently serves as Medical Director of Inpatient Rehabilitation at Baton Rouge General Medical Center's Mid City campus. He is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is also Board Certified in Pain Management through the American Academy of Pain Management. Dr. Ward is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
 

Interventional Pain Specialists

Kelly Boussert

Kelly Boussert

MD

Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic

Dr. Kelly E. Boussert is a board-certified Anesthesiologist and Pain Management doctor who completed her Anesthesiology residency at The University of Chicago and Pain Management fellowship at Stanford University. She chose Stanford for its unique multidisciplinary, multi-modal, and interventional approach to patient care which she continues to utilize in her practice. 

Kyle C. Girod

Kyle C. Girod

MD

Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic
Dr. Kyle Girod is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport, Louisiana. He completed his orthopedic residency at Texas A&M University. He went on to complete a spine fellowship at Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic, Lone Tree, Colorado. He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and North American Spine Society.

Sean K. Graham

Sean K. Graham

MD

The Spine Diagnostic & Pain Treatment Center
Dr. Sean Graham is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed his anesthesiology residency at Oschner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana. He went on to complete a fellowship in pain management at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.

Jason C Gremillion

Jason C Gremillion

MD

The Spine Diagnostic & Pain Treatment Center 
Dr. Jason C Gremillion is a graduate of Louisiana State University Health and Science Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. He completed his anesthesiology at McGoven Medical School, UTH-Health and Science Center in Houston,Texas. He went on to complete a fellowship in pain management at Louisiana State University Health and Science Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Ayman Hamed

Ayman Hamed

MD

Louisiana Spine & Pain Institute
Dr. Ayman Hamed is a graduate of Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria, Egypt. He did his internal medicine residency at Osman Medical Center, Alexandria, Egypt. He did his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at St. Francis Medical Center/Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is a member of American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehab and a Diplomat of the American Academy of Pain Medicine.

Markus V. John

Markus V. John

MD

Interventional Spine & Rehab of Louisiana
Dr. Mark John is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport, Louisiana. He completed his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at LSU, New Orleans. He went on to complete an interventional pain management fellowship with Neuromuscular Medical Associates in conjunction with Interventional Spine Specialists. He is board certified.

Steve McDaniel

Steve McDaniel

MD

Baton Rouge Orthopaedic 
Dr. Steve McDaniel graduated from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans.  He completed his residency in Anesthesiology at Ochsner Foundation in New Orleans and his fellowship training in Pain Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA.  

Jason Smith

Jason Smith

MD

Baton Rouge Orthopaedic 
Dr. Jason Smith is a graduate of LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed his residency at the University of New Mexico Health Science System, Department of Orthopaedics. He went on to complete a fellowship at Orthopaedics Indianapolis Spine Fellowship, Spine Fellow. 

Extensive Training and experience in:
Minimally invasive spine surgery
Endoscopic/laser spine surgery
Microscopic Spine surgery
Balloon Kyphoplasty
 

Joseph Turnipseed

Joseph Turnipseed

MD

The Spine Diagnostic & Pain Treatment Center
Dr. Joseph Turnipseed is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana where he also completed his anesthesiology residency. He went on to complete an anesthesiology/pain management fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tx. He is a member of World Institute of Pain, International Spinal Injection Society, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, and American Medical Association.

 

Gregory Ward

Gregory Ward

MD

Louisiana Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dr. Gregory Ward is a graduate of The Medical College of Ohio. He completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, and served as Chief Resident during his final year of residency training. In addition to his medical training, Dr. Ward also earned a Doctorate of Philosophy at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Ward currently serves as Medical Director of Inpatient Rehabilitation at Baton Rouge General Medical Center's Mid City campus. He is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and is also Board Certified in Pain Management through the American Academy of Pain Management. Dr. Ward is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
 

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