About Us Articles

Bogalusa Nurses Bring Positive Spirit and Personal Care to Our Lady of the Angels Patients

When William Barse needed a major gastrointestinal surgery at Our Lady of the Angels last year, he was understandably apprehensive. He knew he would be in the hospital for several days after the operation, and while he had faith in his team, he also knew that staffing...

Carmelaana Lim, RN

Carmelaana Lim, RN, immigrated to the U.S. from the Philippines when she was 13. She maintains her connection to her heritage raising her family in Baton Rouge and working at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital in the surgery unit. “I still speak my native...

Tri Nguyen, BS, RRT

Tri Nguyen, BS, RRT, was born in Vietnam and lived in New Orleans most of his life. Now working in the respiratory department at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Tri regularly returns to the community where he grew up. “I interact with people and...

No Complaints: Keeping a Positive Attitude After 30+ Surgeries

From Garth Brooks concerts to Gatlinburg trips, 10-year-old Hattie leads an exceptional life. Diagnosed in utero with spina bifida, Hattie has experienced more than 30 surgeries since she was born. The most recent was in November 2021 when Hattie had spinal fusion...