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Internal Medicine


Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Internal Medicine services encompass a full spectrum of care, from primary medicine to state-of-the-art specialty services and surgery in southwest Louisiana. These services include:

General Internal Medicine
Treatment of complicated medical problems for both ongoing outpatient care and oversight of inpatient hospitalizations.

Cardiology
Prevention, treatment and diagnosis of conditions of the heart, blood vessels and circulatory system. Interventional cardiology conducts cardiac catheterizations and procedures, including angioplasty. Electrophysiology diagnoses and treats disorders of the heart rhythm, often through catheterization techniques.

Dermatology
Treatment of skin disorders.

Endocrinology
Diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the major glands of the body, diabetes, osteoporosis, and other metabolic diseases.

Gastroenterology
Diagnosis and treatment of the esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, and pancreas.

Geriatrics
Care of the elderly and special expertise in dealing with issues of the frail elderly and dementia.

Hematology/Oncology
Diagnosis and treatment in diseases of the blood and cancer including chemotherapy, treatment of problems in coagulation, anemia, and other blood disorders.

Infectious Disease
Diagnosis and treatment of patients with infections and fevers.

Nephrology

Treatment of diseases of the kidney and hypertension including patients with chronic renal failure.

Pulmonary/Critical Care
Diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases such as pneumonia, asthma, tuberculosis, emphysema and chronic pulmonary obstructive disease.

Rheumatology
Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the joints and soft tissues (tendons, ligaments, and bones), and care for patients with arthritis, gout, tendonitis and a variety of other disorders.

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1701 Oak Park Boulevard
Lake Charles, LA 70601
(337) 494-3000
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