Administrators and Directors

DSC_1140Jimmy N. Guidry, M.D.
Co-Founder & Medical Director
HEALTHremède Enterprises, LLC

Dr. Guidry is a Founding Member and  Medical Director of HEALTHremède Enterprises, LLC.  Dr. Guidry is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Bachelor of Science – 1974, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport, Louisiana – 1978, and completed a Pediatric Residency in 1981 at Louisiana State University, Earl K. Long Memorial Hospital, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Dr. Guidry is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and has been board certified in Pediatrics since 1984.   Dr. Guidry currently serves as the Medical Director and State Health Officer for the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals where he has served since 2000.  Previously he also served as Assistant Secretary and State Health Officer for Louisiana Office of Public Health from 1996-2000, Medical Director of Lafayette, Louisiana and Region IV Office of Public Health 1990-1996, served as Director of Adolescent Services and Professor of Pediatric Medicine L.S.U. School of Medicine, 1985-1990, Earl K. Long Memorial, and has served also as Assistant Professor of Pediatric Medicine from 1990-present, LSU School of Medicine. Over his career, Dr. Guidry has not only worked in public health care settings, he has worked in private practice, multiple clinical and hospital settings, and has chaired multiple committees and campaigns for the better delivery of health care across the state of Louisiana.

As Co-founder, Partner, and Medical Director to HEALTHremède, Dr. Guidry’s leadership has been instrumental in the development and successful merger of multiple Occupational Medicine and Family Medicine Centers.  Dr. Guidry’s vast array of credentials, decades of experience, and commitment to improving health outcomes, has spanned over a 40 year career.  Over this time, Dr. Guidry has touched the lives of patients across our great state, both publicly and privately, and in his constant pursuit of a healthier state, Dr. Guidry continues to put the health care needs of our communities at the forefront of the state, and successful delivery of health care to his patients, as well as millions of Louisiana residents and tourists, daily.

 

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Brad W. Frick, PA-C
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
HEALTHremède Enterprises, LLC

Brad is a Founding Member and Managing Partner of HEALTHremède Enterprises, LLC.  He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, School of Medicine, and Military Health Science Academy, holding a Bachelor’s of Science degree,  2002, and a Master’s of Science degree in Family Medicine-Physician Assistant Studies, 2005.  Preceding his acceptance into the Military Health Science Academy, Brad attended Louisiana State University, from 1997-2000 while pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology.  Over his professional career as a PA, Brad has practiced in a variety of clinical settings, most notably in the fields of Military Medicine, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Family Medicine, Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine.

Outside of clinical medicine, Brad has served in an array of business and leadership positions, to include CEO, Co-Founder, and Managing Partner of multiple Occupational Medicine and Urgent Care facilities spanning over the last decade.  Brad’s leadership and experience have been instrumental in the successful development and founding of multiple Occupational Health and Urgent Care Centers,  the successful merger with AIM Occupational of Baton Rouge in 2008, as well as the recent merger and acquisition of Concentra Medical Center of Baton Rouge, in 2013; and the rebranding of HEALTHremède Family Medicine & Occupational Medicine Centers, Baton Rouge.  He has served as a critical thought leader in multiple joint ventures, business formations, regulatory compliance, real estate transactions, and health care-business and government contracts with local area physician led groups, hospitals, and local and regional businesses.

To note, Brad has also served in the United States Navy, United States Army, and the Louisiana Army National Guard where he has successfully retired after a 22 year military career.  Over both his enlisted and professional military career, Brad has served in combat and garrison environments in multiple theaters across the United States and abroad to include Europe, the Middle East and Adriatic seas, and has retired at the rank of Major.  Brad is board certified with the NCCPA and FMCSA/NRCME, and has been actively licensed as a practicing PA-C with the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners since 2002.  Brad is a native of Lafayette, Louisiana, has resided in Baton Rouge for over 10 years, and is married to his wife Lora, and a proud father of their son, Colin.

 

Stephen B. Walker, M.D.
Co-Founder & Occupational Medicine Advisor
HEALTHremède Enterprises, LLC

Dr. Walker is a Founding Member and Occupational Medicine Advisor of HEALTHremède Enterprises, L.L.C. As Co-Founder and Partner, Dr. Walker’s leadership and business experience has proven instrumental in recent development and successful merger of HEALTHremède Enterprises with Concentra Medical Center of Baton Rouge as well as acquisition of a mutually held clinic and rebranding of HEALTHremède franchise.

Dr. Walker originally founded Occupational Medical Center in 1991, a network of clinic services, which successfully merged with Concentra Health Services in 1998. Dr. Walker has held diverse executive health positions, including: Associate Health Director for The DOW Chemical Company; Clinical Regional Medical Director for United Healthcare (Commercial); Medical Director for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (Medicare Advantage); Medical Director for BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana (Commercial); Medicaid Medical Director for Department of Health and Hospitals of Louisiana; and Chief Medical Officer for national corporation Client Network Services, Inc., providing Health Informatics leadership. Dr. Walker also served on national Physician’s Committee for Healthcare Information and Management Systems and as a writer for American Medical Informatics Association’s Clinical Informatics Subspecialty Board Exam Preparation Program.

Dr. Walker holds his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Louisiana Tech University; Medical Doctorate degree and Internal Medicine postgraduate medical training from Louisiana State University School of Medicine; Master of Public Health degree from Medical College of Wisconsin; Master of Business Administration degree from Louisiana State University College of Business; and Master of Science (Biotechnology) degree from Johns Hopkins University. He completed a residency in Environmental Occupational Medicine from Emory University School of Medicine. Other postgraduate medical training includes Medical Genetics from Yale University School of Medicine. He is also board-certified in Occupational Medicine (American College of Preventive Medicine) by American Board of Medical Specialties. Dr. Walker was recognized in 2012 with the Certified Healthcare Insurance Executive (CHIE) designation. Other honors include Physician’s Recognition Award (American Medical Association) and Honorary Mayor-President for City of Baton Rouge.

 

ginaGina B. Tholborn
Administrator
HEALTHremède Enterprises, LLC 

Gina has been a part of the HEALTHremède leadership team since it’s inception.  Gina brings with her over 9 years of Medical Administrative experience in several mutually held  organizations, where she has managed and helped lead multiple joint ventured outpatient clinical organizations.  She has been a key leader in facilitating the daily administrative duties of HEALTHremède; most notably within areas of Human Resources, Corporate organizational issues, Accounting management, and Budget oversight,  as it pertains to physician led-group practices. 

Prior to her ventures in health care organizations, Gina re-franchised her long career in leadership and banking to seek a career in Health Care administration; bringing with her over 20 years of customer service, brokerage and banking experience.   Gina is a mother of two daughters, Jennifer and Catherine, she is a native of Abbeville, Louisiana, and currently resides in Lafayette, Louisiana.