Chief Residents

2018 – 2019 Assoicate Chief Residents

Brandon Humble

Dr. Brandon Humble
Brandon grew up in Oklahoma where he majored in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry and minored in History at Oklahoma State University. He attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma and resident here at LSU-S. He hopes to pursue fellowship in Allergy and Immunology. His interests are chiefly primary immunodeficiency and food allergy. Outside of work, he is an avid reader (Favorites are Kafka and Dostoevsky), mountain biker, and fan of classical music and jazz.

Samuel IgbinedionDr. Samuel Igbinedion
Samuel was born and raised in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria. After completing high school at age 13, Samuel enrolled into medical school. He subsequently dropped out and moved to Canada, with the guidance of his parents to begin his quest for a quality training in medicine. He complete a degree in Integrated Sciences at Carleton University and then moved to Nevis, West Indies where he attended medical school at MUA. He eventually relocated to Shreveport to begin his training in Internal Medicine. Outside of work, he enjoys travel, music, fitness, playing soccer and being active in his local church. He is currently involved in research investigations into the role of stem cells in experimental inflammatory bowel disease. He plans to pursue a career in academic gastroenterology.
Katherine MarcelDr. Katherine Marcel
CoCo was born in Houston, TX, but raised in Baton Rouge, LA. She went to college at both the University of Texas in Austin and Baylor University.  After college, she attended medical school at LSU Shreveport. She hopes to pursue a career in outpatient Internal Medicine and academics. In her free time, she enjous interior design, snowboarding, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
James ZafirisDr. James Zafiris
James was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and grew up in nearby Prince Edward Island. He studied Chemistry and Mathematics at the University of Prince Edward Island before pursing his medical degree at Saba University of Medicine. In his spare time he enjoys golf, fantasy football, video games and traveling. Upon completion of his Internal Medicine training as LSU he plans to purse a career in hospitalist medicine.