Our Staff

Clinical Staff

Oday Lavergne, PT

Oday Lavergne, PT

Chief Executive Officer Oday Lavergne, founder and CEO of Agilus Health and a Physical Therapist since 1978. Oday is certified in Functional Nutrition for chronic pain and in dry needling.

Julie Lavergne, Physical Therapist

Julie Lavergne, PT

Co-Founder Julie Lavergne, co-owner of Agilus, is a Physical Therapist who also holds the designation of ADAPT Trained Practitioner from Kresser Institute, the only Functional Medicine and Ancestral Health Training Company.

Charlotte G Merrill Nurse Practitioner

Charlotte G. Merrill DNP, FNP-C

Family Nurse Practitioner Dr. Charlotte Merrill, DNP, FNP-C is the “in-house” Nurse Practitioner at Agilus Health that patients just can’t help but love! From her 33 years of experience in medicine to her unique and caring method of care, we are confident you’ll leave happy with your experience!

Gabe Bordelon Physical Therapy Assistant

Gabe Bordelon PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant Gabe has been practicing since 2004. Gabe received his training while serving in the U.S. Navy. He has served Our Honorable Veterans of Bethesda Naval Hospital, Little Creek Virginia Beach, and aboard USS Harry S. Truman.

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Dr. Philip Wuellner, PT

Meet Dr. Philip Wuellner. Born and raised in Shreveport, Louisiana, Dr. Wuellner received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from St. Louis University, where he played 4 years of Division 1 baseball for the Billikens! He is certified in Dry Needling, Functional Nutrition for Chronic Pain, and Personalized Blood Flow Restricted Exercise and is actively pursuing certification in Postural Restoration. Dr. Wuellner is passionate about helping his patients feel and function their best. In his free time, you can find him hunting and fishing around the city.

Robert Rush MD Occupational Environmental Medicine, Occupational Medicine Physician

Robert Rush MD, MPH

Occupational Medicine Physician Dr. Robert Rush is the only board-certified Occupational Medicine Physician in our entire area. Dr. Rush is also Board Certified in Bariatrics, on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners, and is a Fellow of The American Academy of Family Physicians. 

Administrative Staff

Jenny Smith

Jenny Smith

Jenny’s leadership skills will be found not only in the clinic-and behind the scenes-but she can be found as a leader in her sport and passion of choice-barrel-racing. Jenny is a local and regional barrel racer champion. She is a role model to all young women in and out of her sport. “If you set your mind to it, there is nothing anyone can’t accomplish.“