Gulf South Quality Network, LLC is proud to announce its physician members who earned recognition at the 2017 Blue Cross Blue Shield Quality Blue Primary Care Statewide Collaborative in November.  The program includes approximately 700 primary care physicians across the State of Louisiana.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana also awarded plaques to the clinic achieving the highest score in the areas of Hypertension, Diabetes, Chronic Kidney Disease and Vascular Disease throughout the state of Louisiana.  We are proud of and congratulate East Jefferson Primary Care Clinic, Dr. Nicole Giambrone, for earning the statewide top score in the Hypertension care category and East Jefferson Internal Medicine Clinic 6, Dr. Lenito Sinay, for earning the statewide top score in the Diabetic care category.

GSQN is honored to work with the physicians of these clinics.  

BCBS Quality

The following GSQN member physicians were recognized at the Collaborative for scoring in the top 10% of the health goals in Diabetes, Vascular Disease and Chronic Kidney Disease and/or meeting the Hypertension health goal set by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana:


  • Dr. Lisa Casey – DM
  • Dr. Chuck Cucchiara – DM
  • Dr. Lindsay Ford – HTN
  • Dr. Nicole Giambrone – HTN, DM, CKD, IVD
    • Dr. Giambrone – Highest Achievement in Hypertension Care 2017
  • Dr. David Klibert – HTN, CKD
  • Dr. Robert McCord – HTN
  • Dr. Brian Naccari – HTN
  • Dr. Robert Pollock – HTN, DM
  • Dr. Robert Ryan – HTN
  • Dr. Lenito Sinay – HTN, DM
    • Dr. Sinay – Highest Achievement in Diabetes Care 2017
  • Dr. Ka Yan Tong – HTN


  • Dr. Bryan Barootes – HTN, DM
  • Dr. Louise Becnel – HTN, DM
  • Dr. Brian Clements – HTN, IVD
  • Dr. Edward Hebert – HTN, DM, CKD
  • Dr. William Hebert – HTN, DM, IVD
  • Dr. Mark Lafuria – HTN
  • Dr. Jason Langhofer – HTN
  • Dr. Michah LeLeux – HTN