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Gastrointestinal Specialists, AMC Partners with CareSouth to Open New Medical Clinic in Shreveport | News

SHREVEPORT, La. – Gastrointestinal specialists, AMC and CareSouth, a Baton Rouge-based nonprofit, will open a new healthcare clinic in Shreveport in late March.

The healthcare facility will be located at 8730 Youree Drive and will provide comprehensive healthcare to patients with Medicaid and those who are uninsured and underinsured.

It will also accept commercially insured patients who require health services. Services offered at the new clinic include primary care, gastroenterology, nutrition, case management and others. All services focus on improving the quality of life and health of patients who have had difficulty accessing quality healthcare providers and services in a timely manner.

GIS’s affiliation with CareSouth means that patients requiring gastroenterology services and procedures, including colonoscopies, will have faster access to the nationally recognized team of medical experts at GastroIntestinal Specialists.

The facility will also work with other local providers to ensure seamless referral of patients to services such as oncology and urology. CareSouth is a private, not-for-profit system of Federal Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) that provides primary care, dental, behavioral and specialty health services at facilities in the Baton Rouge area. This will be CareSouth’s first facility in northern Louisiana.

Gastrointestinal specialists, AMC is the largest independent gastroenterology group in Northwest Louisiana, providing expert care to its patients for more than 40 years. Currently, 13 physicians and 14 mid-level practitioners treat patients at four facilities in Shreveport-Bossier.