BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Demolition has started in the expansion and renovation of the Primary Care for Women Clinic, Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group announced Tuesday.

The clinic located on O’Donovan Drive will provide care to women 18 years old and older, including comprehensive physical exams, evaluation and care of chronic illnesses, gynecology services, well woman visits, breast cancer screenings, executive woman’s wellness, nutritional and dietary services and cardiovascular screenings.

“We couldn’t be more excited to get this renovation project started,” said James Craven, MD, President of Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group. “As with every project we take on at Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group, our plans are always developed with our patients’ needs top-of-mind. The women living in our community deserve the very best when it comes to patient care and service. Our renovated clinic will allow for more specialized services, more providers and more of the exceptional care our patients have come to expect.”

OLOL said clinic providers include Jeri B. Johnson, MD, Katherine F. Pearce, MD, and Lauren F. Ogden, MD.

“As one of the largest private medical organizations in Louisiana, we understand the important role our health system plays in serving patients across our state,” said Richard Vath, President and CEO of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System. “Part of this role includes our responsibility to ensure patients in our community have access to equitable, high-quality healthcare. Our Primary Care for Women Clinic does just that. Through preventive screenings, primary care and specialized services, our providers are literally saving lives and improving the state of women’s health in our community. With this additional space, we’ll have the opportunity to build on our success and serve even more women in need of care.” 

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