Thank you for your interest in the Internal Medicine Residency Program at LSU Health Shreveport.  We are proud of the outstanding clinical experience we provide. Patient diversity and a dedicated faculty are two of our greatest strengths. We offer a comprehensive educational program within a multi-site framework as well as ample opportunities to participate in research.

We believe in fostering a love of learning that is life-long by developing our residents as teachers and encouraging participation in medical education across the continuum of training. Our residents are trained by a diverse group of faculty with expertise in various areas of general medicine and the subspecialties of internal medicine. Our graduates are well prepared to practice in any type of setting and enjoy success as specialists, hospitalists and academic faculty and a variety of other pathways.

The residency curriculum is developed with a goal to ensure establishment of a sound knowledge base as well as providing the tools to translate didactic learning into clinic practice with a strong emphasis on professionalism and empathy. The residents take advantage of a robust mentoring program focused on personal and professional development.

Our residents come to us from all walks of life and build lasting relationships in an atmosphere of camaraderie and congeniality as they train to become competent and compassionate clinicians.

Please explore our website and feel free to contact our team for any further information.
Karina Sulaiman, MD
Internal Medicine Residency Program Director

Residency Program

Adrian Abreo, MD
Internal Medicine Residency
Associate Program Director

Lauren Beal, MD
Internal Medicine Residency
Associate Program Director, 
Ambulatory Clinic Director

Dr. Shazeem Bhayani at LSU Health Shreveport

Shahzeem Bhayani, MD
Internal Medicine Residency
Associate Program Director

Vinh Nguyen, MD
Internal Medicine Residency
Associate Program Director

Karina Sulaiman, MD
Internal Medicine Residency Program Director, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine Nephrology


Internal Medicine Residency Program
LSU Health Shreveport
1501 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA 71103

Kellie Jones-Van Domelen
Program Coordinator
Phone: (318) 675-4147
Fax: (318) 675-5958

GME Specialists
Amber Raggio
Phone: (318) 675-5940

Liesl Williams
Phone: (318) 675-4228

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