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  • World’s Smallest Heart Pump Brings Giant Mobile Learning Lab to Willis-Knighton (10/27/2015)

    Willis-Knighton Heart & Vascular Institute at Willis-Knighton Medical Center is the first location in the region to participate in the Abiomed Mobile Learning Lab (MLL) program. The Abiomed Mobile Learning Lab will be parked at Willis-Knighton Medical Center on Friday, Oct. 30, where it will offer a highly interactive, facilitated learning experience to physicians and staff interested in learning about the Impella heart pump.

  • WK Attorney Responds to Court Ruling (9/30/2015)

    Please click the link above to read the statement

  • Dr. Thanh Vo Joins South Shreveport Family Practice (9/24/2015)

    Thanh Vo, M.D., has joined James W. Thompson, M.D., at South Shreveport Family Practice, 2520 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Suite 102.

  • Public Invited to Celebration of 20th Anniversary Of Willis-Knighton’s Project NeighborHealth Clinic (9/14/2015)

    The public is invited to attend the free 20th anniversary celebration of the Simpkins Community Health & Education Center on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The clinic, located at 4700 Hilry Huckabay Drive in north Shreveport, was originally established in 1995 as the WK Community Health & Education Center. It was the first in a series of Project NeighborHealth clinics designed to serve primary healthcare needs in underserved neighborhoods.

  • Dr. Nihar Patel Joins Hematology/ Oncology Associates (9/08/2015)

    Nihar Patel, M.D. has joined Joyce Feagin, M.D., Charles Hargon, Jr. M.D., Maxwell “Chip” McDonald, M.D., Michael R. Moore, M.D., Robert A. Nickelson, M.D., and Anil Veluvolu, M.D. at Hematology/ Oncology Associates, 2600 Kings Highway in Shreveport, in the Willis-Knighton Cancer Center.

  • Dr. Aneri Patel Joins WK Pines Road Family Medicine (8/04/2015)

    Aneri Patel, M.D., has joined WK Pines Road Family Medicine at 6821 Pines Road, Suite 100, in Shreveport.

  • Willis-Knighton Response to Antitrust Lawsuit (7/16/2015)

    Willis-Knighton (WK) has seen the antitrust lawsuit filed today by the Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest Louisiana (BRF) and Vantage Health. The lawsuit alleges that WK conspired with and entered into separate agreements with LSU to divert commercial business away from University Health (UH). That is a false portrayal of medical services provided to and for some of the most vulnerable citizens in north Louisiana.

  • Statement (7/16/2015)

    Willis-Knighton has a long-standing policy of not speaking or responding publicly on the business decisions or actions of other healthcare providers.

  • Dr. Robert C. Smith, II, Joins WK Haughton Medical Group (7/13/2015)

    Robert C. Smith,II, M.D. has joined B. Scott Harrington, M.D. at WK Haughton Medical Group, 1400 Highway 80 East in Haughton.

  • Dr. Hector Brunet Joins Shreveport Infectious Disease (7/08/2015)

    Hector Brunet, M.D., has joined Gerardo Negron, M.D. and Guillermo Padilla-Pineda, M.D. in Shreveport Infectious Disease at 8001 Youree Drive, Suite 750 on the campus of WK Pierremont Health Center.

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