Meet Our Doctors

Keith Kellum, M.D.


Dr. Kellum has been delivering the highest quality eye care to his community for over a decade! He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine and a magna cum laude graduate of The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He also has extensive post-graduate training – he completed a preliminary medical internship at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio and a specialized residency in ophthalmology at the Louisiana State University Eye Center in New Orleans. An esteemed member of the medical community, Dr. Kellum is a published author, a board-certified Diplomate of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and an active member in many leading medical organizations, including the:

  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Louisiana Ophthalmology Association

Dr. Kellum also enjoys giving back to his community through his participation in programs like Eye Care America and the Community Outreach Program, which provides eye care to patients without insurance.

Nano Zeringue, M.D.


Dr. Zeringue has been providing professional medical and surgical eye care in her hometown of Thibodaux since 2004. She is a 1997 graduate of Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport. She completed her internship at Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama, and her ophthalmology residency at Tulane University Health Sciences Center.

Dr. Zeringue looks forward to providing quality eye care for you and your family.

Janie Tran, O.D.

S-JT009jpgDr. Tran joined our practice in 2018. She has been in practice as an optometrist for six years. After graduating high school she attended Xavier University where she received her bachelors degree in biology. She also graduated from Tulane University with a masters degree in cellular and molecular biology. She then attended the University of Houston where she obtained her Doctor of Optometry degree. Dr. Tran is currently a member of the American Optometric Association, Texas Optometric Association and the Optometry Association of Louisiana. Dr. Tran can assist you with all of your medical eye care needs and specializes in contact lens fitting.

Dr. Tran also spends time giving back to the community by performing exams for the Community Outreach Program, which provides eye care to patients without insurance. She also works with the Southern Eye Bank and Chabert Ophthalmology to offer specialty contact lens fittings for corneal conditions. She is happy to serve you and your family in both our Houma and Thibodaux offices.

Southern Eye Institute

  • Houma Office - 446 Corporate Dr., Houma, LA 70360 Phone: (985) 872-5577 Fax: (985) 868-4190
  • Thibodaux Office - 900 Canal Blvd., Suite 3, Thibodaux, LA 70301 Phone: 985-448-3353 Fax: 985-448-1276

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