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Marc Chetta

Marc Chetta

Division of Health Sciences
School of Health Professions



  • MD, Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans
  • BS, Zoology, Louisiana State University


  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I (Bio 303)
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology II (Bio 304)
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology II Lab (Bio 394)
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I Lab (Bio 393)
  • Human Physiology & Anatomy I (Bio 320)
  • Human Physiology & Anatomy II (Bio 321)
  • Human Physiology & Anatomy II Lab (Bio 391)
  • Human Physiology & Anatomy I Lab (Bio 390)


In 1974, Dr. Chetta received his BS in Zoology, cum laude, with a minor in chemistry from “Harvard on the Bayou” as he likes to call his alma mater, LSU. In 1978, he earned his MD degree from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Chetta received the C. V. Mosby scholarship award from LSUSOM for graduating in the top 10% of his class. In 1981, he finished a family medicine residency program at the Tallahassee Memorial Regional Medical Center in Tallahassee, FL. His peers and attending doctors selected him as chief resident from 1980-1981. While a teaching resident his third year, Dr. Chetta was selected for the Parke-Davis Teacher Development award, one of only 12 residents chosen in the entire country. Dr. Chetta received his board certification by the American Academy of Family Physicians in 1981, 1989, and 1996, and was made a Fellow of the AAFP in 1986.

From 1981-1991, Dr. Chetta was in private practice in a small town in rural Mississippi doing what he calls “womb to tomb” medicine. He did general medicine, emergency medicine, Ob-Gyn and some general surgery. During this time, Dr. Chetta was an Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at LSU for 7 years. In 1991 he and his family moved to Demorest, GA, where he became the ER medical director at Habersham County Medical Center. In 2005, with 2 colleagues, he formed his own ER company, Covenant Emergency Physicians, LLC, and served as its president for 6 years. In December of 2010 Dr. Chetta sold his ER company and came to teach at BJU in January 2011.