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New Baton Rouge General clinic offers specialized care for seniors

BATON ROUGE, La (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - Baton Rouge General (BRG) recently opened a new clinic offering comprehensive medical care for adults and seniors at its Bluebonnet location. Louisiana Internal Medicine Associates (LIMA) is located inside of BRG’s Bluebonnet campus in Medical Tower 2.
 
Staffed by board certified internists who serve as faculty of the internal medicine residency program and nurse practitioners, the clinic offers same-day appointments and manages patients’ overall health. This includes prevention, diagnosis, treatment, management of chronic and complex conditions, and palliative care. In addition to primary care, providers will focus on improving the health of adults over 65.
 
“We are here to serve,” said Dr. Venkat Banda, FACP, Chief Academic Officer of Baton Rouge General. “We would like to provide comprehensive care to all adults with acute illnesses and multiple chronic conditions in a timely and convenient manner through same-day appointments and telemedicine.”

The clinic offers free valet parking services and is located at 8585 Picardy Avenue, Suite 410, Medical Tower 2. To make an appointment, call 225-763-4111 or visit brgeneral.org/LIMA.
 


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