Ochsner Baton Rouge Selects Diversified Professionals, Inc.

by | Jul 23, 2019

Diversified Professionals, Inc., a long-established anesthesia care company, has been selected by Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge to manage their anesthesia services. DPI’s anesthesia team includes many highly experienced anesthesiologists and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) who are committed to delivering the highest quality anesthesia care possible to patients of Ochsner Baton Rouge.

June 1, 2019 marked the first day of DPI’s service to Ochsner Baton Rouge. The 150-bed hospital offers 24-hour emergency care, a newly renovated Family Birthing Center and the area’s only certified nurse midwife program. It also offers advanced specialty care such as open-heart surgery and orthopedic procedures.

“As a company native to Baton Rouge, DPI is proud to partner with Ochsner Baton Rouge,” said DPI Chief Executive Officer John Sikes, CRNA, MBA, ACHE. “We look forward to enriching the high quality patient care being delivered at Ochsner Baton Rouge, meeting surgeons’ needs and being part of the Ochsner community.”

DPI named Michael Dunn, MD, as Medical Director for the Department of Anesthesia at Ochsner Baton Rouge. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – Shreveport and completed his anesthesiology residency at Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dunn has been in practice for nearly 20 years.

Blake Muller, MSNA, CRNA, was selected by DPI to be the department’s chief of anesthesia. Muller attended Our Lady of the Lake College of Nurse Anesthesia in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and has been with DPI for six years.

About DPI
Founded in 2003 by a group of anesthesia professionals, DPI has grown to become a multi-faceted company serving a growing base of clients throughout the Southeast. DPI focuses its business expertise on the delivery of high quality, safe and cost-effective anesthesia care. For more information, visit