Our Physicians

Gregory A. Auzenne, MS

Practice : Rush Pain Medicine Center

Practice Website: www.rushhealthsystems.org

Specialty: Pain Treatment

Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio

Residency: Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC

Certification: Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in Anesthesiology, Pain Management, Hospice and Palliative Care

William Billups III, MD, FACS

Practice : Medical Arts Surgical Group

Practice Website: www.medicalartssg.com

Specialty: General Surgery

Medical School: University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Certification: American Board of Surgery

Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

Diplomat: American Board of Surgery

Fellow: American College of Surgeons

Daniel D. Denison, MD

Practice : Medical Arts Surgical Group

Practice Website: www.medicalartssg.com

Specialty: General Surgery

Medical School: The University of Texas Houston Health Science Center

Residency: Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA; Louisiana State University, New Orleans

Member: American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association, Mississippi State Medical Association, Cohn-Rives Surgical Society

J. Joel Drummond, DMD, MD

Practice : Meridian Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Practice Website: www.meridianoralfacial.com

Specialty: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Medical School: University of Mississippi Medical Center, Doctorate of Dentistry; Louisiana State University Medical School, New Orleans

Harry Durgin, MD

Practice : Meridian Orthopaedic Clinic

Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine

Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Residency: University of Michigan Hospital and Health Center

Ferrell Fort, DDS

Practice: East Mississippi Oral & Facial Surgery

Specialty: Oral Surgery

Practice Website: www.eastmsoralsurgery.com

Medical School: Emory University

Residency: Charity Hospital, New Orleans

Perry Goodman, MD

Practice : Meridian Ophthalmic Associates

Specialty: Ophthalmic Surgery

Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS

Certification: American Board of Opthalmology

Residency: University Medical Center, Ophthalmology

James Green Jr., MD

Practice : Meridian Orthopaedic Clinic

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS

Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Residency: University Medical Center

Scott Hanegan, DPM

Practice : Foot Clinic of Meridian

Specialty: Podiatry

Medical School: Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Residency: Columbia Dallas Southwest Medical Center in Podiatric Surgery

Asif A. Lala, DMD, MD

Practice: East Mississippi Oral & Facial Surgery

Practice Website: www.eastmsoralsurgery.com

Specialty: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania (DMD 2006; MD 2009)

Residency: University of Pennsylvania Health System, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Certification: Diplomate of American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Affiliations: American Dental Association, American Medical Association, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and Mississippi Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Johnathan Lee, MD

Practice : General Surgery, Rush

Practice Website: www.rushhealthsystems.org

Specialty: General Surgery

Medical School: Louisiana State University Health Science Center School of Medicine

Residency: LSU Health Science Center, New Orleans, Department of Surgery

Certification: Diplomate of American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Suergery

Affiliations: American Board of Surgery

David Makey, MD, FACS

Practice : Medical Arts Surgical Group

Practice Website: www.medicalartssg.com

Specialty: General Surgery

Medical School: St. Thomas Hospital Medical School, London, England

Certification: American Board of Surgery

Residency: Ochsner Foundation Hospital, New Orleans

Fellow: American College of Surgeons

Don E. Marascalco, MD

Practice : Eye Clinic of Meridian

Practice Website: www.eyeclinicofmeridian.com

Specialty: Ophthalmic Surgery

Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS

Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology

Residency: University Medical Center

Member: American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Medical Association, Mississippi State Medical Association, East Mississippi Medical Association

J. Lawrence Mason, OD

Practice : Eye Clinic of Meridian

Practice Website: www.eyeclinicofmeridian.com

Specialty: Ophthalmology

Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS

Residency: University Medical Center, Internal Medicine & Opthalmology

Former Chief of Medical Staff, Anderson Regional Medical Center

Jonathan H. Moore, MD

Practice : Meridian Ophthalmic Associates

Specialty: Ophthalmology

Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Residency: University of Mississippi Medical Center in Opthalmology

Certification: American Board of Ophthamology

Azhar Pasha, MD, MBBS

Practice : Pain Management Center of Meridian

Practice Website: www.andersonregional.org

Specialty: Anesthesiology, Pain Management

Medical School: King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan

Stephen W. Tartt, MD, FACS

Practice : Medical Arts Surgical Group

Practice Website: www.medicalartssg.com

Specialty: Vascular Surgery

Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS

Certification: American Board of Surgery

Residency: University Medical Center

Fellow: University of Tennessee, Memphis, Peripheral Vascular Certification

Member: American College of Surgeons, East Mississippi Medical Society, Mississippi State Medical Association

Hans Tulip, MD

Practice : Medical Arts Surgical Group

Practice Website: www.medicalartssg.com

Specialty: General Surgery

Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

Awards: Resident Medical Student Teaching Award, Parkland Memorial Hospital Employee of the Month, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Member

Kevin M. Ward, MD

Practice : Medical Arts Surgical Group

Practice Website: www.medicalartssg.com

Specialty: General Surgery

Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS

Certification: American Board of Surgery

Residency: Carraway Methodist Medical Center, Birmingham, AL

Member: American Medical Association, American College of Surgeons, Southeastern Surgical Congress

Leigh White, DPM

Practice : Foot Clinic of Meridian

Specialty: Podiatry

Medical School: Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Residency: Columbia Dallas Southwest Medical Center in Podiatric Surgery

Cassie Confait, MD

Practice : Eye Clinic of Meridian

Practice Website: www.eyeclinicofmeridian.com

Specialty: Ophthalmolgy

Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS

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