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Family Medicine Specialist Robert Van Gossen, MD Joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Robert Van Gossen, MD, a board-certified family medicine specialist to its staff. Dr. Van Gossen joins fellow family medicine specialists Carl Nabours, MD and Joshua Whatley, MD at their clinic located in the Memorial medical office building on Nelson Road. Dr. Van Gossen has a degree in biology and a degree in nursing from McNeese State University. He received his medical degree from ...

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Dr. Bryan Barootes Receives Mentor Award

Bryan Barootes, MD, was recently awarded the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM) Educator/Mentor Award at the 2018 CASEM Annual Meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia. CASEM is the multispecialty Sport Medicine authority in Canada. Dr. Barootes has been involved in providing sports medicine care in Southwest Louisiana since his arrival in 2000 as a faculty member of the Memorial/LSUHSC Family Medicine ...

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Free Seminar: Everything You've Wanted to Know About Sleep Apnea But Were Too Tired to Ask

Sleepless nights or lack of sleep is a problem that affects millions of Americans. Not getting a healthy amount of sleep can not only have a negative impact on your overall health, but can impair your ability to work and can even jeopardize the safety of you or others! One common stealer of sleep is sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is the reduction or cessation of airflow during sleep due to obstruction/collapse of upper ...

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Hospitalist Farah J. Burhani, MD Joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Farah J. Burhani, MD, a family medicine specialist to its staff. Dr. Burhani serves as a hospitalist, treating and caring for patients admitted to Lake Charles Memorial Hospital. Dr. Burhani has a degree in public health and a minor in biology from the University of Houston. She received her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica. Her ...

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Drs. Daigle and Kelley Receive Obesity Medicine Certification

Memorial Medical Group board-certified internal medicine physician Leigh Daigle, MD and board-certified family medicine physician Holley Kelley, DO have achieved an obesity medicine certification from the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA). By being members of OMA, the two primary care physicians receive the best resources to help them deliver evidence-based obesity treatments and provide optimal patient care. The ...

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