Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Opens Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Location
New Primary Care Treatment in South Shreveport
SHREVEPORT, La. – Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport announces the opening of Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, located at 1023 Provenance Blvd., Suite 130 in the Provenance development on Southern Loop in Shreveport. The new location provides primary care services from newborns to patients through all phases of life. It also offers lifestyle management services and laboratory and diagnostic services including X-ray.
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics physicians Dr. Lauren Beal, Dr. Ricky Bass, Dr. Sara Adams and Dr. Amanda Callegan-Poche and family medicine practitioner Tammy Harris, DNP are accepting patients at the new location. Dr. Rupa Mahadaven is available for lifestyle management. Patients may make an appointment by calling 318.626.0100.
For more information about Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport, please visit www.ochsnerlsuhs.org.
On Oct. 1, 2018, Ochsner Health System (Ochsner) and LSU Health Shreveport jointly formed Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport to oversee and coordinate activities between the health sciences center and the healthcare delivery system in Shreveport and Monroe, La. Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport is a public private partnership with a vision to improve health and well-being of its communities, access to care, quality, and facilities, expand patient-centered technology, grow the medical school, and enhance research in North Louisiana by building on the strengths of Ochsner and LSU Health Shreveport. Under the new structure, Ochsner brings their nationally-recognized expertise to the management of operations for partner hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe, clinics and the clinical activity of the LSUHSC-S Faculty Group Practice. LSU will continue to successfully oversee the LSUHSC-S School of Medicine, School of Allied Health Professions, School of Graduate Studies, Graduate Medical Education, and research initiatives.
Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport includes North Louisiana’s only Level 1 Trauma Center at its 452-bed hospital in Shreveport, La. The organization also operates a 244-bed hospital in Monroe, La. With more than 3,400 employees and the Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Physician Group of approximately 500 physicians, Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport serves more than 135,000 patients with more than 600,000 visits annually.