Team Member Spotlights Articles

A Great Place to Work – Celebrating 55 Years of Faithful Service

Stevie Cousans, RN, has the distinction of being one of our health system’s longest-serving team members. Here’s her story of faithful service as a nurse in our ministry. “I can’t remember ever wanting to do anything else,” Stevie says of why she wanted to be a nurse....

V. Keith Rhynes, MD, MBA, FACS

V. Keith Rhynes, MD, MBA, FACS, general surgeon at Surgeons Group of Baton Rouge and Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group, wears many hats in his professional life. He’s the program director of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship and assistant program director...

Karalyn R. Bentley, MD

After graduating high school, Karalyn R. Bentley, MD, didn’t take a summer job. She didn’t get ready to head off to college. Instead, she packed her bags for India.  The Oregon native spent four years in India with a nonprofit organization that provides basic...

Jason Peary Bridges, MD

It wasn’t a surprise to his family when Jason Peary Bridges, MD, decided to become a physician. His grandfather was one of the first Black doctors in Mississippi. His mother is also a doctor, and so is her brother. His father’s brother is also a doctor, which is how...