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Meet our team

Meet our team

The medical team at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Shreveport consists of physicians and surgeons prominent in their specialties. These specialists oversee comprehensive medical, surgical and rehabilitative care for children with orthopaedic conditions and cleft lip and palate.

Chief of Staff
Cary H. Mielke, M.D.

Anesthesiology
Clarke Lilley, M.D.
Emily Naus, M.D.

Olga Willett, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery
H. Ryan Bicknell, M.D.
Philip E. Gates, M.D.
Justin Kunes, M.D.
Patrick Powell, M.D.
Janay McKie, M.D.
Kristina Walick, M.D.
M.E. Milstead, M.D.

Neurosurgery
Anthony Sin, M.D.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
G.E. Ghali, D.D.S., M.D.
Jennifer Woerner, D.M.D., M.D.

Radiology
Don Holton, M.D.

Rheumatology
Thomas Pressly, M.D.
Sarwat Umer, M.D.

Sports Medicine
Patrick Massey, M.D.
Craig Springmeyer, M.D.