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Denham Springs Resident James "Randy" Herrin, PA-C, Joins Staff of North Oaks Orthopaedic Specialty Center in Livingston

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  • Written By: Nanette White
Denham Springs Resident James

Denham Springs resident James “Randy” Herrin, PA-C, has joined North Oaks Physician Group as a Certified Physician Assistant (PA) with North Oaks Orthopaedic Specialty Center in Livingston. To schedule an appointment or get information on accepted insurance plans, call (225) 686-4900.

Herrin comes to North Oaks with 14 years of experience serving the Baton Rouge area as a PA specializing in general orthopaedics. He provides care for patients with arthritis pain, fractures of all types, muscle and joint injuries, nerve-related pain, bursitis and tendonitis. Finding the source of pain and developing a treatment plan to prevent recurrent episodes are his areas of specialty.

Herrin earned a bachelor’s degree in medicine through the Physician Assistant Program of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. He is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Physician Assistants are nationally certified, state-licensed medical professionals who practice on medical teams under the supervision of a physician. PAs are qualified to take medical histories, conduct physical exams, diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret tests, develop treatment plans, offer preventive care counseling, assist in surgery, write prescriptions and round on hospitalized patients.

Other North Oaks Orthopaedic Specialty Center providers include: Orthopaedic Surgeon and Spine Specialist Matthew Lafleur, MD; General Orthopaedic Surgeon Robert McAfee, MD; Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist Katy Morris, MD; and Certified PA Marc Pitre, PA-C.

North Oaks Orthopaedic Specialty Center in Livingston is located at North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex in Suite 100 at 17199 Spring Ranch Road. Clinic hours of operation are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekdays.

For more information about North Oaks Physician Group’s network of primary, walk-in and specialty clinics, click here or visit NorthOaks TV.