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Willis-Knighton Health System News

  • Willis-Knighton Cancer Center Receives Regional Award (1/18/17)

    The Willis-Knighton Cancer Center has received an award for Excellence in Helping to Prevent Cancer given by the Mid-South Division of the American Cancer Society. Nominations were taken from cancer centers throughout the division, which includes those in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee.

  • First Baby of the New Year in Shreveport-Bossier Born at WK Bossier Health Center (1/01/17)

    Christopher Kyle Yonnes is the first baby of the new year in Shreveport-Bossier. The baby was born on January 1, 2017, at 12:38 a.m. He is the son of Sierra Madrigal and Brandon Yonnes of Bossier City. Chris, as he will be called, weighs 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and is 19.1 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Gregory Blanton.

  • WK Treats Stroke by Removing Clot (12/13/16)

    Willis-Knighton Health System has successfully performed its first endovascular mechanical thrombectomy, treating a patient with an acute ischemic stroke. This was the first time the procedure had been performed at Willis-Knighton.

  • Willis-Knighton Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation (12/01/16)

    The Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International has renewed the accreditation of Willis-Knighton Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Institute for a three-year cycle. The accreditation covers both inpatient and outpatient medical rehabilitation programs offered by Willis-Knighton.

  • Doctors West and Byrd Join Pierremont Women’s Clinic (11/30/16)

    Edwin H. “Sonny” Byrd, Jr., MD, and Warren C. West, Jr., MD, have joined Paul G. Crawford, MD, FACOG, and Charles F. Sale, MD, FACOG, at Pierremont Women’s Clinic. The practice is located in the WK Pierremont Health Center Medical Office Building at 8001 Youree Drive in Shreveport, Suite 300.

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