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Memorial Medical Group has the area's largest affiliate physician group with more than 90 specialists.

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Welcome to Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group is leading the way in medical care, bringing together some of the nation's top healthcare experts to coordinate the best possible care experience for patients. As the area’s largest affiliate physician group, we are comprised of 80+ medical specialists who are leaders in their fields. Our professionals come from leading medical schools and premier health systems around the country.Our system coordinates everything from diagnostic results to treatment plans to medical records among physicians within our hospital system and provides you access to important information at any time.

You can be confident knowing that every Memorial Medical Group physician is committed to delivering a superior level of care and a positive patient experience. We center our care on you, creating a truly patient-focused atmosphere.


Expert care starts at Memorial Medical Group. Learn more by exploring our website or contacting us today.


Hospitalist Benjamin Azevedo, MD joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Benjamin Azevedo, MD, a board-certified internal medicine physician to its staff. Dr. Azevedo serves as a hospitalist, treating and caring for patients admitted to Lake Charles Memorial Hospital. Dr. Azevedo received his degree in integrative biology from the University of California, Berkeley. He holds a masters of public health from Tulane University School of Public Health and ...

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General Surgeon Amanda Ellington, MD joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Amanda Ellington, MD, a board-certified general surgeon to its staff. She joins fellow surgeon Richard Shimer, MD and Thomas Rossowski at Memorial Medical Group Surgery & Trauma on Memorial’s main campus at 2770 3 rd Avenue, Suite 120. Prior to joining Memorial Dr. Ellington was at Southwest Surgical Associates in Jennings. She is also a former associate professor of surgery ...

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Family Medicine Specialist, Donald Higgins, MD joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Donald Higgins, MD, a Family Medicine Specialist to its staff. He sees patients ages 18 and older at his office located at 2750 Aster Street in Lake Charles. Dr. Higgins is a native of Lake Charles and a graduate of Barbe High School. He received a degree in biological sciences from Louisiana State University. He went on to achieve his medical degree from St. George’s University ...

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