Chioma Ogbuefi, MD
Clinical Director, Internal Medicine
Dr. Ogbuefi graduated from University of Benin college of medicine Nigeria in 1996. She completed her internship in internal medicine at LSUMC and then residency at UMC Lafayette. She joined EXCELth Family Health in 2005 and has worked at all of our locations. She is the Clinical Director of New Orleans East since 2013. Post-Katrina, she worked with Daughters of Charity through EXCELth as well PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly). She is board certified and a fellow of the American College of Physicians.
Michaela D. King, DO
Michaela D. King received a bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Masters of Public Health from Tulane University. She is a 2003 graduate of DesMoines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery. In 2006 she completed her pediatric residency at Tulane University School of Medicine and is board certified in general pediatrics.
Dr. Cross graduated from LSU School of Dentistry with a desire to help underserved populations. He established a private practice in New Orleans East and began working on the city’s mobile dental unit and in other Health Department (HD) clinics. The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina brought tremendous dental health challenges. Dr. Cross served the community by becoming a lead Dentist for DMORT (Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team) and working to rebuild the Health Department Clinics and mobile units. After becoming the dental director for Excelth, he was very effective in transferring and expanding the former HD dental services. Doug has served as the Dental Triage Lead for 4 La MOM events and has served in a leadership role in many other events including the “Back to School Cavity Free Program”. He is Vice-Chairman of the Louisiana Primary Care Association Clinicians Branch and a member the Louisiana Oral Health Coalition.
Douglas Cross, DDS
Helen Price, DDS
Helen Price is a graduate of the LSU School of Dentistry and has been providing dental care to the New Orleans community since 1995. She has also worked in Houma and Baton Rouge. She serves in our New Orleans East clinic.