Author: Minh Dang

Alisha Totina, M.D.

ONE OF MY MOST DIFFICULT CASES The Girl With Too Many Infections After spending several years in Grenada and New York pursuing her medical career, Dr. Alisha Totina jumped at the opportunity to complete her pediatric residency at Tulane University…

Jayendra Patel, M.D.

ONE OF MY MOST DIFFICULT CASES The Woman with Chronic Schizophrenia Psychiatry is a unique specialty in medicine that blends medicine, philosophy, culture, sociology, neurosciences, psychology, spirituality and humanity such that it positively leads to search for self and purpose,”…

Thomas Bertuccini, M.D., F.A.C.S.

ONE OF MY MOST DIFFICULT CASES A Mother’s Last Wish Lessons learned from my father still guide me daily,” Thomas Bertuccini shares. The lessons ingrained in him by his late father have anchored Bertuccini through the highs and lows of…

Top Female Achievers 2013

There is no novelty in there being worthy achievers who are female. There is, however, plenty of challenge in determining which ones to single out. Our list isn’t necessarily claiming to present the best of the year, rather these are…

Activists of the Year

St. Charles Avenue magazine is proud to present its Activists of the Year 2012: Herschel Abbot Jr., Dr. Scott Cowen, Dana Hansel, Betsy Nalty, Dottie Reese and Greg Rusovich. By honoring these six locals, we're honoring the gifts of their…