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Patient advocates

The patient advocates at VA Southeast Louisiana health care are specially trained to help you resolve issues with your care. If you've experienced any problems that you haven't been able to resolve by talking with your care team, please reach out to one of our patient advocates.

Connect with a patient advocate

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Brandon Bryant

Veterans Experience Officer, Baton Rouge

VA Southeast Louisiana health care

Phone: 225-761-3479

Terry Cruthirds

Veterans Experience Officer, Hammond and Slidell

VA Southeast Louisiana health care

Phone: 985-902-5037 or 985-690-6901

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Sheila Fletcher

Veterans Experience Officer, New Orleans

VA Southeast Louisiana health care

Phone: 800-935-8387, extension 66496

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Wyndell Nelson

Veterans Experience Officer, New Orleans

VA Southeast Louisiana health care

Phone: 504-507-2000, extension 64255

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Tamara L. Reynolds

Veterans Experience Officer, New Orleans

VA Southeast Louisiana health care

Phone: 800-935-8387, extension 75584

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Jerome Simon

Veterans Experience Officer, New Orleans

VA Southeast Louisiana health care

Phone: 800-935-8387, extension 66062

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Donovan Ohrt

Veterans Experience Coordinator, New Orleans

VA Southeast Louisiana health care

Phone: 800-935-8387, extension 73178

Care we provide at VA Southeast Louisiana

Our patient advocates work hard to make sure you receive the best possible care. They offer help with:

  • Patient concerns with the care team
  • Advocating for patient and family rights