LACOMBE –The Louisiana Heart Medical Group (LHMG) reported that several doctors have been recently hired by the local business.
LHMG has completed an agreement for clinical integration with thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon Richard S. Eubanks, Jr., M.D. effective May 1, 2016. LHMG has also completed agreements for clinical integration with spine surgeon James C. Butler, M.D.; orthopaedic surgeons Simon Finger, M.D., C.I.M.E., James R. Gosey, Jr., M.D.; and Michael Beninato, PA-C.
Dr. Eubanks is a Board Certified Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgeon. He completed residencies in general surgery and thoracic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX and received his medical doctorate with Alpha Omega Alpha Honors from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH. He completed his undergraduate education at Stanford University. Dr. Eubanks is a member of Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Michael E. De Bakey Surgical Society, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society, “Sisters International” Breast Cancer Survivors Organization, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, and Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity.
Dr. Eubanks’ practice is located at 64040 Louisiana Hwy 434, Suite 200, Lacombe, LA. For appointments and referrals call 985-882-6221.
Dr. Butler is Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He completed his Medical Doctorate, Residency, and Fellowship in spine surgery at Tulane University School of Medicine and performed his Internship at Charity Hospital, New Orleans. He is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Butler has lectured on spine and orthopaedic surgery both locally and nationally. He has also authored peer-reviewed publications and written book chapters on various medical topics regarding the field of orthopaedic surgery.
Dr. Finger is Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. He completed his Fellowship in sports medicine at the Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital in Salt Lake City, UT. He performed his Residency in orthopaedic surgery at Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA and received his Medical Doctorate from Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Finger is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedics and the Louisiana State Medical Society.
Dr. Gosey is Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He completed his Residency and Internship at United States Public Health Service Hospital in New Orleans, and received his Medical Doctorate from Tulane University. Dr. Gosey is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedics, the Louisiana State Medical Society, the St. Tammany Parish Medical Society, the American Medical Association, and the Southern Medical Association.
Michael Beninato, NCCPA, received certification by the National Commission Certification of Physician Assistants. He is a surgical first assist in both orthopaedics and neurosurgery. He received training from the Interservice PA Program as a member of the United States Army and also from the University of Nebraska Medical Center MPAS program in Omaha.
Louisiana Heart Medical Group ELITE Orthopaedic Specialists are located at 1150 Robert Rd., Suite 240, Slidell, 985-646-3662.
Louisiana Heart Hospital Medical Group is the fastest growing multi-specialty physician group in the region.
The group is made up of over 40 providers offering primary care, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, spine and neuro-spine services, general and vascular surgery as well as several other specialties.