Our Physicians

DeSoto Regional Health System is proud to have a dedicated, compassionate, and experienced team of practitioners who are here to serve DeSoto, Sabine, and Red River Parishes, parts of East Texas, and beyond.

DeSoto Regional is pleased to have a hard-working active medical staff, as well as an expansive staff of visiting physicians. Our visiting specialists serve on our medical staff as courtesy members and represent an integral part of our full-service regional health system.

We are also proud to have qualified Allied Health staff members who work closely with our doctors to provide the compassionate, personal, and comprehensive care that our patients need the most.

DeSoto Regional Health System
Physicians & Medical Staff

DeSoto Regional Family Medicine
M - F  7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Jeffrey Evans, M.D.                                                 Denis Kamberov, M.D.
Family Medicine                                                      Internal Medicine

Benjamin Leggio, M.D.                                            Douglas Sawyer, M.D.
Family Medicine                                                      General Medicine

Lori Eubanks, A.P.R.N., F.N.P.                                  Naisha Pipkins, A.P.R.N., F.N.P.-B.C.
Nurse Practitioner                                                   Nurse Practitioner 

DeSoto Regional Family Medicine
M  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 pm.
Tues - F  7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Katherine Brame, P.A.-C.                                      Melissa Richardson, A.P.R.N.,F.N.P.
Physician Assistant                                              Nurse Practitioner

DeSoto Regional 
Zwolle Rural Clinic
M, Tue, W & F  7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
   Tony Paul, P.A.                                                                Doug Sawyer, M.D.
Physician Assistant                                                          General Medicine

Outpatient Clinics & Specialists


Ralph Baucum, M.D.                                                                              Tommy Brown, M.D.
For appointments - 222-3496                                                              Russell Filiccia, M.D.
                                                                                                                   Elizabeth Willis, F.N.P.
                                                                                                                   For appointments - 871-3126

Ear, Nose & Throat

Michael Beal, M.D.
For appointments - 871-3120

(Digestive System)

David Scott, M.D.
For appointments - 871-3120

General Surgery

Brian Dockendorf, M.D.
For appointments - 871-3120

The DRHS Surgery Department is equipped with state of the art technology.  Common surgeries and procedure include (but are not limited to):

Colonoscopy          Cataracts          Orthopedic          Hernia Repair          Breast Lumps          Gallbladder
Podiatry                   Hemorrhoids    EGD                      Urology                     Dialysis Access        Biopsies
Hernia Repair         ENT

(Blood Disease - Cancer - Chemotherapy)

Gary Burton, M.D.
Nebu Koshy, M.D.
For appointments - 871-3127

The Billy Ray Bedsole Memorial Cancer Center at DRHS can perform:
blood transfusions        I.V. infusions        injections        chemotheraphy


Sreedhara Alla, M.D.                                                                                          Arnold Barz, M.D.
Philip Garavaglia, M.D.                                                                                      Kelly Jacob, R.N., N.P.,ACNP
Marwan Kaskas, M.D.                                                                                        Melissa Lynn, M.D.
Robert McCoy, M.D.                                                                                           Sylvia Noble, M.D.
Nakul Parimoo, M.D.                                                                                          Stephen Patton, M.D.
Michael Rokow, M.C.                                                                                         Raja Zabaneh, M.D.

For appointments - 871-3127

(Brain - Nervous System)

Dharam Gurwara, M.D.
For appointments - 871-3127


Wyche Coleman III, M.D.
For appointments - 871-3120


Stephen Kautz, M.D.
For appointments - 318-352-7768

(Foot & Diabetic Foot Care)

Gentry Haughton, M.D.
For appoointments - 871-3120

(Urinary Tract)

Thomas Siskron IV, M.D.
For appointments - 871-3126

Other Service Offered at
DeSoto Regional Health System

DeSoto Regional offers a wide range of diagnostic services.  Whether your doctor is a member of the DRHS team, one of our visiting specialists or practices elsewhere, your radiology tests or lab work can be done right here at home.

Our state of the art imaging services include:
CT Scan
Detailed images of the entire body
3D images of the body & vascular system
Available 24 hours/7 days a week
Highly detailed images of the body
Primarily used for diagnosing various conditions of the brain, spine and extremeties.
Nuclear Medicine
A dual head nuclear camera is available to perform a full range os scans including liver/spleen, bone, lung, thyroid, kidneys and cardiac stress tests.
Used to view issues with the abdomen, pelvis, heart, veins and breast.
Digital Mammography
Routine & diagnostic breast screenings
No doctor orders needed - call 318-871-3108 to schedule.

Our Lab Department can perform a full range of diagnostic tests - blood work, urinalysis, drug testing.

Physical Therapy
TheraTeam LLC therapists see patients at the hospital and as outpatients.  They are located int he DeSoto Regional Wellness Center, 318-872-5912.

DRHS provides two comfortable and relaxing rooms for performing sleep studies.

Industrial Medicine
Call 318-872-5810 for pre-employment physicals and/or drug testing.

Emergency Room
Full 24/7 coverage

Ralph Baucum, M.D.

Michael Beal, MD
Otolaryngology (ENT)

Michael Beal, MD
ARK-LA-TEX Ear, Nose & Throat and Hearing Center
Otolaryngology (ENT)

Thomas Brown, MD, F.A.C.C. F.S.C.A.I.
ARK-LA-TEX Cardiology

Gary Burton, MD
Feist-Weiller Cancer Center

Wyche Coleman III, MD
WK Eye Institute South

Brian Dockendorf, MD
General & Vascular Surgery

Lori Eubanks, FNP
DeSoto Regional Family Medicine

Jeffrey Evans, MD
Family Medicine

Russell Fileccia, MD, F.A.C.C.
ARK-LA-TEX Cardiology

Dharam Gurwara, MD

Gentry Haughton, DPM
ARK-LA-TEX Foot Specialist

Denis Kamberov, MD
DeSoto Regional Family Medicine
Internal Medicine

Steven Kautz, MD
Natchitoches Medical Specialist

Nebu Koshy, MD
LSU Medical Center

Benjamin Leggio, MD
DeSoto Regional Family Medicine
Family Medicine

Physicians of Northwest Louisiana Nephrology

Tony Paul, PA
Zwolle Rural Health Clinic

Melissa Richardson, FNP
DeSoto Regional Family Medicine - Logansport

Douglas Sawyer, MD
DeSoto Regional Family Medicine
Family Medicine

David Scott, MD
Gastroenterology Associates

F. Thomas Siskron, IV, MD
Signature Urology

Raja Zabaneh, MD
Northwest Louisiana Nephrology



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