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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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Matthew Scroggs, MD and Bradley Forsyth, MD Combine Offices

Memorial Medical Group Obstetricians/Gynecologists Matthew Scroggs, MD and Bradley Forsyth, MD have combined offices on the campus of Lake Charles Memorial Hospital for Women. Their new location is Suite 140 at 1890 West Gauthier Road. Access to the office will be located on the west side of the physician office building facing Nelson Road. Office hours will be Monday through Thursday 8am to 12pm and 1pm to 5pm. They ...

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Hospitalist Syed Saad, MD joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Syed Saad, MD, an internal medicine physician to its staff. Dr. Saad will serve as a hospitalist, treating and caring for patients admitted to Lake Charles Memorial Hospital. Dr. Saad received his medical degree from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his three-year internal medicine residency at University Hospitals and Clinics and served as Chief Resident as part ...

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