The team of wound care specialists includes physicians dedicated to wound care and hyperbarics and as well as professionals in respiratory therapy and wound care nurses who are specially trained to care for patients with these unique conditions. With this comprehensive approach to wound care and hyperbarics, Willis-Knighton Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center is the right choice for physicians and their patients.
Dr. Kitchings is a Shreveport native whose life and upbringing have been centered on serving others.
The son of a Caddo Parish Sheriff’s deputy and an elementary school teacher, Dr. Kitchings knew from an early age that he wanted to dedicate himself to helping people.
He began his career in healthcare as a Respiratory Care Practitioner at Willis-Knighton Medical Center, and later attended medical school at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, where he ultimately completed a residency in family medicine.
Dr. Kitchings is an outdoorsman who says he loves dogs and describes himself as an avid LSU sports fan.
Dr. Everton began her medical career serving military members and their families.
After completing medical school at Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD, Dr. Everton interned at Scott Air Force base in Illinois, then completed a family medicine residency at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska.
She came to Barksdale Air Force base in 1994 where she quickly rose to Director of Emergency Services.
Her career took her to Portugal, then to Alabama and New York before she chose to return to Shreveport-Bossier as a professor in family medicine and comprehensive care at LSU Health Sciences Center.
Dr. Everton came to the Willis-Knighton Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care Center in 2012, where she has dedicated herself to improving the quality of life for patients.
She wants her patients to know that they will be listened to, cared for as an integral part of the healthcare team.
Dr. Kirk Grantham is a native of Shreveport-Bossier City. A son of two nurses, he knew from an early age that he wanted to emulate his parents and pursue a career in medicine to help others.
After earning a bachelor’s degree at LSU in Shreveport, he remained in town for medical school, receiving his medical doctorate at LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport. Following a family medicine residency at St. Vincent’s HealthCare in Jacksonville, Fla., Dr. Grantham and his wife returned home to raise their family.
While practicing family medicine in Springhill, La., Dr. Grantham developed an interest in wound care. In 2013 he joined Willis-Knighton Hyperbaric & Wound Care Center as the Bossier City location was established.
Dr. Grantham believes that each patient is unique and deserves and individualized treatment plan.