Founding Members and Directors

Ricardo Febry, MSc, MD


Ricardo Febry is a certified Internal Medicine specialist with over 25 years of experience in ambulatory, emergency, inpatient, critical care and geriatrics. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and subsequently completed post-graduate training in Internal Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine-affiliated hospitals in New Orleans. His interest in end-of-life planning and hospice care began in 2001 as the Medical Director for Hospice of Greater New Orleans. 

Dr. Febry established inpatient hospice programs at Doctors Hospital of Jefferson in 2002, St Theresa Medical Complex in 2010, and East Jefferson General Hospital in 2014. He co-founded Hospice Associates of New Orleans LLC in 2004 and became its sole member in 2014. He most recently lead development of Hospice Associates' in-house telemedicine program to facilitate prompt access by home-bound patients to members of the hospice medical team on-demand.

Dr. Febry fell in love with New Orleans the day he arrived to interview for his residency training. His spends his free time with family or devising new ways to apply computer science to medical practice workflows, cooking Caribbean food and tinkering in his garage.

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