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North Oaks Rheumatology Clinic Opens in Hammond

Rheumatologist Carl M. Gauthier Jr., MD, staffs Hammond’s new North Oaks Rheumatology Clinic and the North Oaks Multispecialty Group in Satsuma.
[HAMMOND, La.]—North Oaks Rheumatology Clinic will open for patient care on Mon., Dec. 12 in Suite 400 of the new North Oaks Clinic Building, located at 15813 Paul Vega, MD, Drive on the North Oaks Medical Center campus in Hammond.

With the opening of this new clinic, Dr. Carl M. Gauthier Jr. will see patients in both Hammond and in Satsuma, at North Oaks Multispecialty Group (located within the health system’s Livingston Parish Medical Complex.) Dr. Gauthier has studied with some of the nation’s leading researchers and physicians in the field of rheumatology, and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of various forms of arthritis, including osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. He also treats autoimmune disorders, such as lupus and complex cases of fibromyalgia.

Communication is one of the cornerstones of Dr. Gauthier’s approach to patient care. “I believe that by allowing my patients the time to express their symptoms and concerns, I am more successful in obtaining the proper diagnosis and treatment plan,” Dr. Gauthier comments.

Dr. Gauthier earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He went on to complete a 3-year residency program in general internal medicine, followed by a fellowship in rheumatology through Ochsner Clinic Foundation, also in New Orleans.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Gauthier, please call (985) 230-1835 in Hammond or (225) 686-4960 in Livingston between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays.