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Gastroenterologist Eric Fontenot, MD Joins Memorial Medical Group

Gastroenterologist Eric Fontenot, MD Joins Memorial Medical Group

Photo of Dr. Eric FontenotMemorial Medical Group Welcomes Eric C. Fontenot, MD, a board-certified and fellowship-trained gastroenterologist to their staff. He joins fellow gastroenterologist Sarpreet Basra, MD, Frank Marrero, MD and Khaled Nour, MD.

Dr. Fontenot has a degree in English literature from Louisiana College in Pineville. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. His post-graduate training includes an internal medicine residency at University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis, where he served as chief resident. He also completed a gastroenterology fellowship at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans with a focus on therapeutic GI procedures including endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) a procedure used to diagnose diseases of the gallbladder, biliary system, pancreas and liver, and endoscopic ultrasound(EUS), a special endoscope that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce detailed images of the lining and walls of your digestive tract and chest.

Dr. Fontenot is a Lake Charles native andhas been practicing in Lake Charles since 2017. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Fontenot is accepting new patients at his temporary office location at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital for Women physician offices located at 1890 W. Gauthier Road, Suite 205. Patients can call 337.494.4785.