Dr. Leone Elliott Jr. | MD, MBA, Medical Director & Owner
Dr. Leone Elliott, MD, MBA is a Family Medicine Specialist with over 20 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Meharry Medical College School of Medicine in Nashville, TN in 1999 and completed his residencies in Boston, MA and Baton Rouge, LA and eventually stayed to make this city home. He later furthered his education by achieving a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN. He currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer for a large community-based health center and has been pivotal in the growth of that institution.
In his free time, he loves to travel and eat adventurous cuisines, enjoys music and the arts, and loves anything outdoors, such as cycling and playing tennis. He particularly loves playing table tennis as he was once the junior national champion in his hometown of Sierra Leone. He is happily married with two wonderful kids. He participates in the community by engaging and teaching the next generation of medical providers. His philosophy is to give patients the best medical care that they can receive in greater Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
Dawn Prudhomme, NRCMA | Administrative Support Manager
Dawn is a Certified Medical Assistant with the National Association for Health Professionals with 21+ years of experience in the medical industry. She is our Administrative Support Manager and oversees the team that manages our scheduling, insurance verification, referrals, prior authorizations and general front desk support. She has a daughter and loves to travel. She has a proven track record of providing excellent patient care and works with diligently with patients, families and other professionals to improve the overall customer experience.
Lisa Johnson | Director of Operations & Marketing
Lisa Johnson is a Baton Rouge native and an LSU alum who majored in Social Sciences with minors in Political Science, Sociology, and Psychology. Here at The Healthcare Gallery & Wellness Spa, she is the wizard behind the scenes. She is in charge of all the operations & marketing, helps select local artists to be featured in the gallery, and is passionate about our mission here and invites you to explore all that we have to offer all while being a mother to her son Daniel.
In her spare time, she enjoys entertaining her friends with a glass of wine, cooking, baking, cross-stitching, and cheering for the Saints and LSU Tigers. Her friends describe her as nurturing and warm with a knack for coordinating parties and events. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge and serves as Chair of the Rotary Foundation. She is on the board of Karnival Krewe de Louisiane, serves as the Development Director for The Sunshine Foundation, the Finance Chair for the St. Thomas More Catholic Church Festival, Treasurer for the St. Thomas More Women’s Ministry, Co-Chair for the St. Thomas More Catholic Church Angel Tree Project, and is an avid parent volunteer at St. Thomas More Catholic School.
Dedra Newton | Family Nurse Practitioner & Injection Specialist
Dedra Newton is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Injection Specialist with over 28 years of nursing experience. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Southeastern Louisiana University, then her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at University of Phoenix in 2001. She furthered her studies by earning her degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2004.
She has published an article in May 2014 called “Novel Gene Test in Prediction of Coronary Artery Disease” that supports the use of the CORUS test that stratifies risks of coronary artery disease by expression of certain genetic markers. She also serves as an Advisory Board Member for COVIS in the treatment of congestive heart failure.
Angee Wray, LPN | Clinical Support Manager
Angee has been a nurse for over 20 years and has a lot of experience working with patients to meet their needs. She is our Clinical Support Manager and oversees the clinical team which involves diagnostic testing, IV infusion and post-care follow ups. She is very crafty and loves to make wreaths and other crafty projects. She is a great cook and loves to fish and bow hunt. She has a son, owns three lovely dogs and has been married to her husband for over 21 years.
Rachel Willis | Licensed Esthetician & Facial/Skincare Specialist
Rachel Greuel Willis is an award-winning esthetician, who has over 20 years of experience in the beauty industry. She has performed thousands of skin care consultations, traveling throughout the East Coast, Gulf Coast and American South, giving an informed perspective on faces from all over the world.
She graduated Valedictorian from D’Jay’s School of Cosmetology and Esthesiology here in Baton Rouge. Her commitment to family and community extends to years as a religious school instructor and is a member of the City of Baker Community Advisory Board.
Focused on rejuvenation, Rachel offers Baton Rouge stress-relieving and detoxifying spa facials. Her service begins with a detailed consultation and ends with you looking and feeling renewed! Her advice is always grounded in science and sincerity.
Trisha Zec, RN | Clinical Nurse
Trisha is a trained nurse who has done a lot of work as a hospital administrator where she served as a liaison among the governing boards, medical staff and department heads. She has helped organize and oversee the development and implementation of programs that cover patient services, quality assurance and public relations. Her skill set of analyzing, auditing and performing control checks of the company's processes, KPIs, and ensuring compliance with internal and external regulations is what sets her apart. She is a vital part of our support team and goes above and beyond to ensure that our patients' care is optimized and efficient. She is married with two beautiful children.
Tesha Jackson | RN, Aesthetic Nurse & Facial Injection/Laser Specialist
Tesha Jackson is a registered nurse (RN) with over 10 years experience in aesthetic medicine and anti-aging treatments. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Business Analysis from Louisiana State University in 1994. She continued her education and obtained her Associates degree in Nursing at Our Lady of the Lake School of Nursing in 2000. She has extensive training in a variety of cosmetic procedures including laser skin resurfacing, skin tightening, IPL and laser hair removal. She feels that optimal patient outcomes are achieved by assessing her patients individual needs to look and feel their best.
Sudeen Cleghorn | Front Desk Support/ Scheduling
Sudeen has been with our team for about 4 years now in her current role. She has a very welcoming presence and personality and is the person that most people will interact with initially should they call our office. She is diligent and exudes the type of patience and kindness that only a few individuals are blessed with. She handles incoming calls, patient requests and handles calls from pharmacies, etc. She is a new mom and navigating that world currently. She is a vital part of our team and lives and breathes the mission of our practice.