Meet Our Staff 

 Dee Agena, RN, Office Manager

Dee brings over 15 years of ObGyn clinical experience to the practice.  Her easy going personality, combined with her advanced clinical skill, make her an integral part of the practice.    She brings a personal touch to the business side of the practice.   Dee loves running and reading, but mostly, she loves spending time with her family.

 Melissa Ragas, CNM

Originally from Chalmette, Melissa moved to the North Shore in 2005. She graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from Our Lady of Holy Cross College in 2009. Her passion for women’s health drove her to continue her education as a  Certified Nurse Midwife, graduating from Frontier Nursing University with a Masters Degree in Midwifery. She provides comprehensive Obstetric and Gynecological services. Kind, caring and compassionate, Melissa brings so much to our practice!

 Katie Smith, RDMS

Katie graduated from Delgado Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program December 2003. She is board certified by the ARDMS in OB/GYN and abdomen. Katie credits her first sonography job at Lakeside Hospital for sparking a love for women’s healthcare that continues to this day. Sonography has been a very rewarding career for Katie as she enjoys being involved with direct patient care.