The Greater Minden Chamber welcomed the Highland Clinic to Minden after choosing to open a clinic on Homer Road. Business and community leaders gathered Friday at the new facilities to celebrate their opening. This clinic run by oncologist and hematologist Dr. Kirtan Koticha focuses on providing top quality treatment to patients with cancer as well as other conditions such as leukemia, lymphoma, bone marrow disorders and many more. ‘others.
At the groundbreaking, the Mayor of Minden, Terry Gardner, thanked Dr. Koticha, his staff, and the Highland Clinic chose Minden as the location for their new facility. “For decades, this facility where we stand has been for health care. Previous doctors have been here and treated their patients here. I was very proud to see when this facility was purchased by Highland and they pushed it and reused the slab,” Gardner said.
“Above all, I am proud that they have put money back into the town of Minden. Minden is growing, the population is growing, and we are happy that you are part of this population. If there is anything we can do for you in the city of Minden, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Representing the local healthcare community, Jim Williams, CEO of Minden Medical Center, also offered some welcoming remarks. “We are delighted with your new location here in Minden. We always love to see you in the hospital and are glad you are here. You are one of our favorite doctors on the medical staff and we are just thrilled with the success you are going to have here in Minden, and if there is anything we can do to support that effort please let us know. namely, “Jim Williams.
The man of the hour himself, Dr Koticha, has also shared some of his thoughts on opening a facility here in Minden. “I’m so grateful to be able to open this facility here,” Koticha said. “We have great staff, great patients, the community needs us and we are able to provide quality treatment and care here locally, and close to patients’ homes, that way they don’t have to. not have to travel to Shreveport where we have our main facility. I think our patients appreciate it and I appreciate that I can be here for it.
He went on to thank everyone for the support they received throughout the process of setting up and running the clinic.
“I am very grateful to Minden and the hospital, especially for supporting us, which made it possible for us to be here. They have always been good to us, taken good care of patients locally, and I think without them this wouldn’t be possible,” Koticha said.
“I’m glad we’re here, it took a while due to COVID and the delay, but I think we finally figured it out and it took a while to happen, Minden deserves it.”