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Our Lady of the Lake Names New Chief of Staff

March 11, 2022

Michael D. Teague, MDMichael D. Teague, MD, elected Chief of Staff for 2022

BATON ROUGE, LA – Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center has announced the election of Michael D. Teague, MD, as its Chief of Staff for 2022.

“We are excited to have Dr. Teague as our new Chief of Staff,” said Beth O’Brien, interim president of Our Lady of the Lake. “Dr. Teague is a well-respected and accomplished physician, with more than 20 years of experience. I am confident that he will serve our medical staff well.”

Dr. Teague is a hospitalist at Our Lady of the Lake and is Board Certified in Hospital Medicine as well as Hospice and Palliative Care. He earned his medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and performed both his internship and residency at the University of Utah Affiliated Hospitals in Salt Lake City. Dr. Teague has previously served as the Associate Medical Director for Hospital Medicine Services (2013-2019) as well as the Medical Director of Coding and Documentation (2019-2022).

As Chief of Staff, Dr. Teague will serve on the Our Lady of the Lake Board of Directors while also leading the Medical Executive Committee. The committee uses input from more than 1,800 members of the medical staff to make key leadership decisions related to medical staff policies, procedures and rules, with an emphasis on clinical care and quality improvement initiatives.

About Our Lady of the Lake Health

Our Lady of the Lake Health is a not-for-profit Catholic healthcare ministry based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with more than 7,500 employees committed to serving the Capital Region and building a healthy community through excellence in patient care and education. With an 800-bed Regional Medical Center, a dedicated Children’s Hospital, a 78-bed hospital in Gonzales, Louisiana, two freestanding emergency rooms in outlying parishes, and a 600+ provider Physician Group, Our Lady of the Lake Health provides comprehensive healthcare services for common to complex conditions. Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center is a primary teaching site for graduate medical education programs in partnership with LSU, and is recognized in the areas of heart and vascular, trauma and emergency care, stroke, cancer care, minimally invasive procedures, and more. Our Lady of the Lake is part of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System and is driven by its mission to serve all God’s people, especially those most in need. For more information, visit

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Our Lady of the Lake Health



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