University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Tony Robichaux, coach for the nation’s No. 1 college baseball team in 2014, will join Willis-Knighton sports medicine physicians Shane Barton, MD, and Patrick Massey, MD, of The Orthopaedic Clinic on Saturday, Nov. 1, to present a program on baseball player development and health. The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 9:00 a.m. at the University Center Auditorium on the campus of Louisiana State University in Shreveport.
Willis-Knighton Health System has scheduled two of its most popular programs for children on back-to-back evenings, October 21 and 22. Dr. Ravi Goel, family practice specialist, will present “Growing Up for Boys” on Tuesday, Oct. 21, and Dr. Nikki Humphries, pediatrician with the WK Center for Pediatrics-South, will present “Growing Up for Girls” on Wednesday, Oct. 22.
Reena Nanjireddy, M.D. has joined Gurleen Sikand, M.D. at WK Tri-State Neurology, 2551 Greenwood Road, Suite 240, in the Medical Arts Building on the campus of Willis-Knighton Medical Center.
Willis-Knighton Breast Center has announced the launch of a technology initiative that will bring advanced 3D breast imaging throughout the health system.
Willis-Knighton Health System has announced that its Proton Therapy Center at the Willis-Knighton Cancer Center has begun treating patients with advanced pencil beam proton therapy.
News reports have created a high level of concern for parents about the Enterovirus 68. How much do you know? A good basic understanding of the virus in easy-to-understand language is available at KidsHealth on Willis-Knighton Health System’s website.
April Patton, M.D., ABFM has joined Family Medical and Geriatric Center in the WK Portico Center, 7813 Youree Drive, in Shreveport.
Yuliya Snyder, M.D., has established WK Child Neurology in the Canterbury Square medical office complex, 2530 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Suite 113, on the campus of Willis-Knighton South & the Center for Women’s Health.
Scott McRight, M.D., has joined Internal Medicine Associates in the WK Pierremont Health Center Medical Office Building, 8001 Youree Drive, Suite 400, in Shreveport.
Patrick A. Massey, M.D., has joined the sports medicine team at The Orthopaedic Clinic, 7925 Youree Drive, in Shreveport.
Progressive Care Center, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center located on the campus of Willis-Knighton Medical Center, has been notified that it received a rating of 100% deficiency-free as a result of its July surprise federal survey by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
John. G Noles, M.D., has joined River Cities Interventional Pain Specialists, 1811 E. Bert Kouns, Suite 300, in Shreveport.
Dr. Stephanie Sockrider has joined Pierremont OB/GYN Specialists, 8001 Youree Drive, Suite 600, in Shreveport. The practice includes Kristy Waltman, M.D.; John D. Haynes, M.D.; Kristi Michael, M.D.; Darrell Sandifer, M.D., and Beth Geneux, M.D.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and the Willis-Knighton Physician Network have come to an agreement on terms to continue their relationship. Blue Cross members can continue to count Willis-Knighton physicians as part of their Blue Cross and HMO Louisiana networks.
Susmitha Anumukonda, M.D., has joined WK Center for Pediatrics - South on the campus of Willis-Knighton South & the Center for Women’s Health, 2518 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop in Shreveport.
Willis-Knighton Health System’s Respiratory Care Department has received the 2014 Hospital of the Year for Respiratory Care from the Louisiana Society for Respiratory Care.
Willis-Knighton Health System will showcase its Innovation Center in Bossier City at a public grand opening Sunday, May 4, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Progressive Care Center (PCC), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility on the campus of Willis-Knighton Medical Center, has been awarded a 2013 Louisiana Nursing Home Capstone Quality Award by eQHealth Solutions, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Louisiana. It is one of only 23 nursing homes in the state and only a handful in North Louisiana that received this award.
Dr. Beth Geneux has joined Pierremont OB/GYN Specialists, 8001 Youree Drive, Suite 600, in Shreveport. The practice includes Kristy Waltman, M.D., John D. Haynes, M.D., Kristi Michael, M.D. and Darrell Sandifer, M.D.
Auset Champion and Derrick Harris, parents of naturally-conceived identical triplets, took pride as they updated media about the progress their children have made at the neonatal intensive care unit at Willis-Knighton South & the Center for Women’s Health.
Dr. Nafisa Ahmed has joined Sheyenne W. Carper, M.D. at WK/University Pediatrics at Tots to Teens Pediatric Center, 845 Olive Street in Shreveport.
AccuVeinWillis-Knighton Health System today implemented the AccuVein AV400 vein illumination system on the nursing units at all four of its hospitals, reinforcing its commitment to adoption of technology to enhance patient care and comfort.
A rare set of naturally conceived identical triplets was born today at Willis-Knighton South & the Center for Women’s Health in Shreveport.
The proton beam was tuned by a team of physicists and engineers led by IBA’s founder and chief research officer, Yves Jongen. The beam reached target specifications for beam size and shape at isocenter (where the patient will be treated).
We invite you to enjoy the beautiful music of the holidays as we bring you the traditional television presentation of the Centenary College Choir.