Willis-Knighton Physician Network Clinics Offer Virtual Visits

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Willis-Knighton Physician Network clinics have been open during this COVID-19 outbreak. However, they realize that many patients prefer not to be seen in person. Now more than 70 of these clinics are offering a telehealth virtual visit for existing patients whose records are accessible by the physicians. 

A virtual visit can take place using either an iPhone or android cell phone equipped with a camera and audio.

“Our doctors put patients as their No. 1 priority and want to be available during this time,” said Bruce Stroud, corporate administrator of the Willis-Knighton Physician Network. “To help them we have pushed ahead efforts that were already in place to begin a telehealth option. It’s another innovative option Willis-Knighton is providing our patients.”  

Clinics offering the service have placed instructions on websites. Following the instructions, a patient will download an app for Microsoft Teams that will allow a secure connection for the visit. Many minor health conditions can easily be handled through telehealth.  

Family practice physician Clint Wilson, MD, of Family Medicine Associates in Bossier City, is one of the doctors participating in this initiative. “As a family medicine physician, I don’t simply offer care to patients but comfort as well,” Dr. Wilson said. “I believe that this virtual visit option is comforting and reassures patients when they know that we can still be there for them, even in a health emergency like this.  Sure, we prefer to take care of our patients in person, but this allows them to remain in their homes and still receive care. It’s a win for doctors and for patients.”

Instructions for the telehealth visits are available on clinic websites. Those offering a telehealth option include: 

ADULT PRIMARY CARE 

  • Bossier Internal Medicine & Diagnostic Clinic
  • David Hudson, MD
  • Family Medical Center
  • Family Practice South
  • Gary Williams, MD
  • Haughton Medical Group
  • Internal Medicine Associates
  • Louisiana Family Practice
  • Oil City Medical Clinic
  • Pierremont Associates in Internal Medicine
  • Pierremont Internal Medicine
  • Red River Internal Medicine
  • South Shreveport Internal Medicine
  • Tri-State Medical Clinic
  • WK Community Health & Wellness Center
  • WK Community Health & Education Center
  • WK Coushatta Clinic (Dr. Bell)
  • WK Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
  • WK Pierremont Family Physicians

CHILDREN’S HEALTH

  • Bossier Pediatric Partners
  • Manohar Manchandia, MD
  • Pediatric Healthcare Associates
  • Pediatric Surgical Associates
  • Pierremont Pediatrics
  • Portico Pediatrics
  • WK Care for Kids
  • WK Center for Pediatrics
  • WK Center for Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • WK Children’s Health Specialists
  • WK Pediatric Health and Wellness
  • WK Preferred Pediatrics
  • WK Premier Pediatrics

WOMEN’S HEALTH

  • Bossier Healthcare for Women
  • Pierremont OB/GYN Specialists
  • Pierremont Women’s Clinic
  • WK Pelvic & Reconstructive GYN Surgery 
  • WK GYN Oncology Associates
  • WK OB/GYN Concepts
  • WK Women’s Health Specialists of Bossier 
  • WK Women’s Health Associates
  • Women’s Specialists at South

SPECIALIST CLINICS

  • Ark-La-Tex Dermatology
  • Ark-La-Tex Ear, Nose & Throat and Hearing Center
  • Ark-La-Tex Urology
  • Center for Endocrinology & Diabetes
  • Endocrine Specialists
  • G. Keith Christy, MD
  • Hematology/Oncology Associates
  • John McDonald Regional Transplant Center at Willis-Knighton
  • Northwest Louisiana Infectious Disease Consultants
  • Pierremont Cardiology
  • Pinnacle Gastroenterology
  • Regional Perinatal Group
  • Shreveport Infectious Disease
  • Shreveport Urology 
  • Signature Urology
  • Spine & Pain Specialists
  • The Center for Mental Wellness
  • The Orthopedic Clinic
  • Tri-State Neurology
  • Willis-Knighton Cardiology
  • WK Advanced Surgery
  • WK Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Center
  • WK Allergy & Asthma Clinic & Research Center 
  • WK Bossier Orthopedics
  • WK Hyperbaric & Wound Care (Shreveport & Bossier)
  • WK Lung Specialists
  • WK Neurology Clinic
  • WK Neurosurgical Associates
  • WK Red River Pulmonary & Critical Care
  • WK Robotic & Laparoscopic Surgery 
  • WK Spine Center
  • WK Vascular Surgical Associates