Physiatrist D’Wan Carpenter, D.O., M.S., will join
North Oaks Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Clinic Sept. 8. She is accepting new patients, ages 18 and older. To schedule
an appointment with Dr. Carpenter, call (985) 230-1860.
Carpenter comes to North Oaks with four years of experience practicing
as a physiatrist and rehabilitation consultant in Tangipahoa, Livingston
and St. Tammany parishes, as well as in Florida and Ohio. She is certified
by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the
National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners.
She earned her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry
of New Jersey-School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford. She then completed
an internship in Internal Medicine through Lake Erie College of Osteopathic
Medicine at Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. This was followed
by a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Wayne State
University through the Oakwood Hospital System in Taylor, Michigan.
Before medical school, Carpenter earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology
and master’s degree in Anatomy at Wright State University in Dayton,
Ohio. Since 2018, she has served as member of the board of directors for
Dayton’s Notably Gifted Arts Academy. She also is an active member
of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Carpenter will practice with
Drs. Dong S. Cho and
Rishi Pathak, and Nurse Practitioner
Vyrl Traylor at North Oaks Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Clinic.
The providers and staff specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses
or injuries affecting movement and work to improve performance without
surgery. Their expertise lies in treating brain and spinal cord injuries,
stroke, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome and neck and back pain.
The clinic is located at 2101 Robin Avenue, Suite 14 in Hammond Park Professional
Building adjacent to
North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital. Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.
For more information about North Oaks’ primary, specialty and walk-in
clinics, call North Oaks Public Relations at (985) 230-6647.