Primary Care

Nick Van Sickels, Chief Medical Officer

Nick Van Sickels, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Nick Van Sickels earned his medical degree at the University of Kentucky in 2005. He is originally from San Antonio Texas, and has been ... Read More
Phoebe Askie, M.D.

Pheobe Askie, MD

Dr. Pheobe Askie is a board-certified family medicine physician from New Jersey. She completed her undergraduate training at the University of Pennsylvania in nursing in ... Read More
Kathy Burford, RN

Kathy Burford, RN

I have been with NO/AIDS/ CrescentCare for 23 years and seen so many good changes and growth in those years. We are able to ... Read More
Isolde Butler, M.D.

Isolde Butler, MD

Dr. Isolde Butler attended Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, where she earned her undergraduate degree in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology in 2001, before ... Read More
Rachel Cannon

Rachel Cannon

Rachel has been a part of the CrescentCare Team since 2008. She is currently the Laboratory Services Coordinator. She can be found most days at ... Read More
Caroline Christopher

Caroline Christopher, MD

Dr. Caroline Christopher completed her undergraduate training in Biological Sciences at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois then attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine ... Read More
Steve Clements, RN, ACRN

Steve Clements, RN, ACRN

Steve Clements has worked for CrescentCare (and NO/AIDS Task Force) for a total of 15 years, first in the 1990s as a Health Educator, ... Read More
Amanda Clemmons, PA-C

Amanda Clemmons, PA-C

Amanda Clemmons is a certified physician assistant from Washington State. She received an undergraduate degree in International Relations from Claremont McKenna College in 2004 and ... Read More
Wanda DeGruy, MA

Wanda DeGruy, MA

My Name is Wanda DeGruy, currently a Medical Assistant at CrescentCare. I've spent majority of my career caring and helping others as a medical ... Read More
Claudia Hale, CMA

Claudia Hale, CMA

Claudia is an experienced Certified Medical Assistant. Driven by passion, she takes pride in providing the best quality care possible ... Read More
Darryle Jackson

Darryle Jackson

Darryle Jackson is a RN Environment of Care Coordinator. He earned his Masters in Business Administration with a focus in Health Care Management in 2006 ... Read More
Jo-Ann Jose, M.D.

Jo-Ann Jose, MD

Dr. Jo-Ann Jose went to Roosevelt University in Chicago for undergraduate training and Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine and Science for ... Read More
Benjamin Kalayjian, MD

Benjamin Kalayjian, MD

Dr. Ben Kalayjian is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician providing holistically focused general primary care. He is originally from Cleveland, Ohio and completed medical school ... Read More
Deepa Panchang, FNP

Deepa Panchang, FNP

Deepa Panchang is a family nurse practitioner (FNP) providing primary care. She received her Master's in Nursing from Georgetown University. Deepa also holds a Master’s ... Read More
Jennifer Suski, FNP, AAHIVS

Jennifer Suski, FNP, AAHIVS

Jennifer Suski joins CrescentCare from NYC where she focused on HIV care/prevention and transgender care. She graduated from Columbia University School of Nursing where she ... Read More
Danis Walker, P.A.

Danis Walker, PA

Danis Walker is a board certified physician assistant, and completed her Master of Physician Assistant Practice at the Keck School of Medicine at the University ... Read More

HIV / Hep C / PEP

Nick Van Sickels, Chief Medical Officer

Nick Van Sickels, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Nick Van Sickels earned his medical degree at the University of Kentucky in 2005. He is originally from San Antonio Texas, and has been ... Read More
Isolde Butler, M.D.

Isolde Butler, MD

Dr. Isolde Butler attended Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, where she earned her undergraduate degree in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology in 2001, before ... Read More
Rebecca Clark, M.D.

Rebecca Clark, MD

Dr. Rebecca Clark earned her MD degree at University of Washington and also has a PhD in epidemiology from Tulane University.  She completed her Infectious ... Read More
Wanda DeGruy, MA

Wanda DeGruy, MA

My Name is Wanda DeGruy, currently a Medical Assistant at CrescentCare. I've spent majority of my career caring and helping others as a medical ... Read More
Jason Halperin, M.D.

Jason Halperin, MD

Dr. Jason Halperin received his Master of Public Health from Columbia University in New York in 2006, and went on to earn his medical degree ... Read More
Laura Hernandez, NRCMA

Laura Hernandez, NRCMA

Laura Hernandez is a Medical Assistant at the CrescentCare Partnership Sexual Health Clinic who enjoys working as public servant. Laura holds a BS in Public ... Read More
Bruce Hinton, P.A.

Bruce Hinton, PA

Bruce Hinton received his physician assistant certificate from the University of California in 2011, and was credentialed as an HIV specialist with the Academy of ... Read More
Jo-Ann Jose, M.D.

Jo-Ann Jose, MD

Dr. Jo-Ann Jose went to Roosevelt University in Chicago for undergraduate training and Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine and Science for ... Read More
Mary Murphy, M.D.

Mary Murphy, MD

Dr. Mary Murphy earned her medical degree from the Juan N. Corpas School of Medicine in Bogota, Colombia in 1985. She completed her internal medicine ... Read More
Victor Nguyen, LPN

Victor Nguyen, LPN

I am a Licensed Practical Nurse at CrescentCare and grew up in New Orleans. I graduated and received my LPN degree from Delta College in ... Read More
Carole Pindaro, A.P.R.N.

Carole Pindaro, APRN

Carole Pindaro received her Master of Nursing from the Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, Mississippi in 1990, after receiving her Master of Public Health ... Read More
Dr. Seybolt

Lorna Seybolt, MD

Dr. Lorna Seybolt, MD attended the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and received her MPH from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health ... Read More
Julia Siren, A.P.R.N.

Julia Siren, APRN

Julia Siren is a board-certified APRN with certification in Women’s Health. She received her undergraduate degree in Social Work at the University of Wisconsin and ... Read More
Jennifer Suski, FNP, AAHIVS

Jennifer Suski, FNP, AAHIVS

Jennifer Suski joins CrescentCare from NYC where she focused on HIV care/prevention and transgender care. She graduated from Columbia University School of Nursing where she ... Read More
Danis Walker, P.A.

Danis Walker, PA

Danis Walker is a board certified physician assistant, and completed her Master of Physician Assistant Practice at the Keck School of Medicine at the University ... Read More

Women’s Health

Phoebe Askie, M.D.

Pheobe Askie, MD

Dr. Pheobe Askie is a board-certified family medicine physician from New Jersey. She completed her undergraduate training at the University of Pennsylvania in nursing in ... Read More
Isolde Butler, M.D.

Isolde Butler, MD

Dr. Isolde Butler attended Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, where she earned her undergraduate degree in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology in 2001, before ... Read More
Amanda Clemmons, PA-C

Amanda Clemmons, PA-C

Amanda Clemmons is a certified physician assistant from Washington State. She received an undergraduate degree in International Relations from Claremont McKenna College in 2004 and ... Read More
Robin

Robin Edwards, MD

Dr. Robin Edwards earned her medical degree from the Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at the Mount Sinai University School of ... Read More
Deepa Panchang, FNP

Deepa Panchang, FNP

Deepa Panchang is a family nurse practitioner (FNP) providing primary care. She received her Master's in Nursing from Georgetown University. Deepa also holds a Master’s ... Read More
Julia Siren, A.P.R.N.

Julia Siren, APRN

Julia Siren is a board-certified APRN with certification in Women’s Health. She received her undergraduate degree in Social Work at the University of Wisconsin and ... Read More
Danis Walker, P.A.

Danis Walker, PA

Danis Walker is a board certified physician assistant, and completed her Master of Physician Assistant Practice at the Keck School of Medicine at the University ... Read More

Pediatrics

Phoebe Askie, M.D.

Pheobe Askie, MD

Dr. Pheobe Askie is a board-certified family medicine physician from New Jersey. She completed her undergraduate training at the University of Pennsylvania in nursing in ... Read More
Allison Cragin, M.D.

Allison Cragin, M.D.

Dr. Allison Cragin is a board certified Pediatrician. She grew up in New Orleans and completed her undergraduate degree at LSU in 2008. She went ... Read More
Dr. Seybolt

Lorna Seybolt, MD

Dr. Lorna Seybolt, MD attended the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and received her MPH from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health ... Read More

Transgender Care

Bruce Hinton, P.A.

Bruce Hinton, PA

Bruce Hinton received his physician assistant certificate from the University of California in 2011, and was credentialed as an HIV specialist with the Academy of ... Read More
Carole Pindaro, A.P.R.N.

Carole Pindaro, APRN

Carole Pindaro received her Master of Nursing from the Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, Mississippi in 1990, after receiving her Master of Public Health ... Read More
Jennifer Suski, FNP, AAHIVS

Jennifer Suski, FNP, AAHIVS

Jennifer Suski joins CrescentCare from NYC where she focused on HIV care/prevention and transgender care. She graduated from Columbia University School of Nursing where she ... Read More

Nursing

Kathy Burford, RN

Kathy Burford, RN

I have been with NO/AIDS/ CrescentCare for 23 years and seen so many good changes and growth in those years. We are able to ... Read More
Wanda DeGruy, MA

Wanda DeGruy, MA

My Name is Wanda DeGruy, currently a Medical Assistant at CrescentCare. I've spent majority of my career caring and helping others as a medical ... Read More
Samuel Gomez

Samuel Gomez

Bio coming soon ... Read More
Claudia Hale, CMA

Claudia Hale, CMA

Claudia is an experienced Certified Medical Assistant. Driven by passion, she takes pride in providing the best quality care possible ... Read More
Laura Hernandez, NRCMA

Laura Hernandez, NRCMA

Laura Hernandez is a Medical Assistant at the CrescentCare Partnership Sexual Health Clinic who enjoys working as public servant. Laura holds a BS in Public ... Read More
Darryle Jackson

Darryle Jackson

Darryle Jackson is a RN Environment of Care Coordinator. He earned his Masters in Business Administration with a focus in Health Care Management in 2006 ... Read More
Nancy McQueen

Nancy McQueen

I am the Psychiatric Nurse coordinator at CrescentCare. My job is to assist our dedicated team to take care of our patients with appointments, ... Read More
Courtney Morgan

Courtney Morgan

Bio coming soon ... Read More
Deepa Panchang, FNP

Deepa Panchang, FNP

Deepa Panchang is a family nurse practitioner (FNP) providing primary care. She received her Master's in Nursing from Georgetown University. Deepa also holds a Master’s ... Read More
Bonnie Wilson, LPN

Bonnie Wilson, LPN

Bonnie has worked in the health care industry for many years, gaining experience in medical assisting, medical transcription, and nursing. As a seasoned addiction clinical ... Read More

Behavioral Health

Lucy Cordts, LCSW, Director of Behavioral Health

Lucy Cordts, LCSW, Director of Behavioral Health

Lucy Cordts is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who serves as the Director of Behavioral Health at CrescentCare. Lucy earned a BA from the University ... Read More
Chris Davis

Chris Davis, MD

Dr. Chris Davis trained in Adult Psychiatry at Tulane University, where he also earned his medical degree. A New Orleans resident since 2008, Dr. Davis ... Read More
Peter Drago, LCSW

Peter Drago, LCSW

Peter Drago is currently employed as a Behavior Health Specialist for Crescent Care Health in New Orleans, LA providing individual, couple, family and group counseling. Peter began ... Read More
Mark Drake, DSW, LCSW-BACS

Mark Drake, DSW, LCSW-BACS

Dr. Drake is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Approved Clinical Supervisor He received his DSW (2018) and MSW (2003) degrees from Tulane University ... Read More
Liz Gage, PMHNP-BC

Liz Gage, PMHNP-BC

Liz Gage is a Family Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She received an undergraduate degree in Nursing at the University of Maryland Baltimore and ... Read More
Melissa Harris, LCSW-BACS

Melissa Harris, LCSW-BACS

Melissa Harris is a licensed clinical social worker and board-approved clinical supervisor. She received her MSW from Tulane in 2010 and her BA from UNO ... Read More
Kierstin Keyserling, LCSW

Kierstin Keyserling, LCSW

Kierstin Keyserling is a licensed clinical social worker with CrescentCare. She received an undergraduate degree in Philosophy from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas and ... Read More
Andrea Laplante

Andrea LaPlante, PsyD

Dr. Andrea LaPlante is a licensed clinical psychologist with a Doctorate in Psychology (PsyD) from the University of La Verne in La Verne, CA. Dr ... Read More
Wesley Leftwich

Wesley Leftwich, APRN-CNP

Wesley Leftwich earned her undergraduate degree in Genetics from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia and her graduate degree in Nursing at Simmons College ... Read More
Nancy McQueen

Nancy McQueen

I am the Psychiatric Nurse coordinator at CrescentCare. My job is to assist our dedicated team to take care of our patients with appointments, ... Read More
Jennifer Myhre, LCSW-BACS, MPH

Jennifer Myhre, LCSW-BACS, MPH

Jennifer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, practicing as a Behavioral Health Therapist with CrescentCare. She earned her MSW and MPH from Tulane University and ... Read More
Myo Myint, M.D.

Myo Myint, MD

Dr. Myo Myint serves on the American Academy of Child and Adolescent (AACAP) Training and Education Committee and co-leads the AACAP Alliance for Learning and ... Read More
Sharon Normand, LPC-S, LAC, CCS

Sharon Normand, LPC-S, LAC, CCS

Sharon is a Behavioral Health Supervisor and the Program Manager at CrescentCare's Recovery Works program and loves helping people get the help they need, ... Read More
Elizabeth Pinson

Elizabeth Pinson

Bio coming soon ... Read More
Whitney Reichel

Whitney Reichel

Bio coming soon ... Read More
Danielle Unger, LCSW

Danielle Unger, LCSW

Danielle Unger is a licensed clinical social worker that has worked with CrescentCare since 2015. She received her undergraduate degree in English Literature from ... Read More
Joe Vega, LCSW-BACS

Joe Vega, LCSW-BACS

Mr. Joe Vega is a licensed clinical social worker in CrescentCare’s Behavioral Health Department. He is a graduate of Rutgers and Tulane University, and has ... Read More

Dental

Matthew Henson, DDS

Matthew Henson, DDS

Matthew Henson, DDS, is a passionate and enthusiastic dentist who is an advocate for creating a safe and welcoming space for all identities in dentistry. Dr. Henson is ... Read More
Terrahney Wilson

Terrahney Wilson, DDS

Dr. Terrahney Wilson earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in 2015. She went on to complete a ... Read More