Three area physicians have been selected by their peers to serve on the
North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital Medical Executive Committee for 2019. These officers will serve as liaisons
between the medical staff and the North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital Board
Serving as chief of staff is
Physiatrist Cynthia Willingham, MD, PLLC. She earned her medical degree through the University of Arkansas for
Medical Sciences in Little Rock. During her residency at the Medical University
of South Carolina in Charleston, she served as chief resident. Certified
by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Willingham
joined the North Oaks medical staff in 2018.
Family Medicine Physician H.A. “Rowdy” Valdes, MD, and
Internal Medicine Physician Susan Zacharia, MD.
Valdes is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in
New Orleans. He carried out an internship and residency through the University
of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. He is certified by the American Board of Family
Medicine and joined the North Oaks medical staff in 1999.
Zacharia earned her medical degree from the Universidad Tecnologica de
Santiago in Santo Domingo. She completed an internship and residency at
the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. She is certified
by the American Board of Internal Medicine and joined the North Oaks medical
staff in 1995.
For more information about North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital, contact
North Oaks Public Relations at (985) 230-6647. To find a physician, click
here or call the North Oaks Physician Referral Line at (985) 230-DOCS (3627).