Our range of medical and surgical subspecialties is unsurpassed and includes the following:
Aesthetic & Cosmetic Dermatology
The board-certified dermatologists at The Baton Rouge Clinic are leaders in the fields of medical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology. They treat all age groups, from children to adults. Utilizing the latest technology and procedures, our dermatologists work with patients to treat many different skin conditions such as rosacea, to get rid of unwanted hair, and to slow down the skin's aging process. Our highly-trained skin care technicians offer one-on-one complimentary consultations to assist you in customizing an optimal skin care regimen for your specific needs, all under the care of your dermatologist.
Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Allergies are reactions of the immune system to substances that, in the majority of people, cause no symptoms. Immunology is the study of the body’s immune system. Symptoms of allergic diseases may be caused by exposure of the skin to a chemical, of the respiratory system to particles of dust or pollen (or other substances), or of the stomach and intestines to a particular food. Asthma is a chronic, inflammatory lung disease characterized by recurrent breathing problems and which can be caused by allergens, infection, or other external factors.
Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery
Bariatric surgery, or weight loss surgery, is a type of procedure performed on people who are dangerously obese, for the purpose of losing weight. Surgical weight loss is not for everyone and is intended for people who have metabolic disorders with significant obesity or for people with morbid obesity who have attempted conservative weight loss measures and have failed to achieve their weight loss goals.
The Baton Rouge Clinic is uniquely poised to help patients continue the fight against breast cancer. Our services span all aspects of evaluation and intervention. We offer state-of-the-art digital mammography imaging in a comfortable and familiar environment. During your annual physical with your internist, we can conveniently offer on-site mammography services.
Dermatology is the branch of medicine focusing on the structure and function of the skin and its diseases, a unique specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist takes care of skin diseases, in the widest sense, and cosmetic problems of the skin, hair, and nails.
Endocrinology is the study of medicine that relates to the body's endocrine system, which controls hormones. Endocrinologists are specially-trained physicians who diagnose diseases related to the glands. Because these doctors specialize in these conditions, which can be complex and have hard-to-spot symptoms, an endocrinologist is your best advocate when dealing with hormonal issues.
Otolaryngology, or otorhinolaryngology, is the branch of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the Ears, Nose, and Throat. For that reason the branch is often referred to as ENT.
Gastroenterology is the study of the function and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver.
A surgeon has specialized knowledge and experience related to the diagnosis, preoperative, operative, and postoperative management of surgical conditions affecting almost every area of the body, including the management of complications.
Geriatric Medicine is the branch of health care dealing with the problems of aging and diseases of the elderly.
What does an Infectious Disease Specialist do? The role of an infectious disease specialist is to review a patient's medical data, including records, X-rays and laboratory reports. They will perform a physical examination and obtain a thorough medical history.
Neurology is the study of medicine dedicated to diagnosing and treating patients with disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system. This includes the muscles, brain, nerves, spinal cord, and bony spine conditions, such as disc disease and degenerative back disorders.
Ophthalmology is the study and treatment of disorders and diseases of the eye. This includes performing corrective eye surgeries, implementing laser therapy, as well as using specialized tests and medication to treat the eyes.
Optometry is the practice of examining the eyes for defects and faults of refraction. This includes prescribing correctional lenses or eye exercises, diagnosing diseases of the eye, and treating such diseases or referring them for treatment.
Pediatric neurology or child neurology refers to a specialized branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and management of neurological conditions in newborns, infants, children and adolescents. The discipline of child neurology encompasses diseases and disorders of the spinal cord, brain, peripheral nervous system, autonomic nervous system, muscles and blood vessels that affect individuals in these age groups.
Pediatric Psychology is an integrated field of science and practice in which the principles of psychology are applied within the context of pediatric health. The field aims to promote the health and development of children, adolescents, and their families through use of evidence-based methods.
What is Podiatry? Podiatry is a medical subspecialty that focuses specifically on the feet and the many tendons, ligaments and bones that make them function. Your feet withstand a lot of wear and use as they support your weight on a daily basis, making them susceptible to issues like blisters, corns and calluses. Additional factors may also contribute to foot problems.
Psychiatry is the branch of medicine focused on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
Pulmonary Medicine / Critical Care
Pulmonary medicine is the subspecialty of internal medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and management of disorders of the respiratory system, including the lungs, upper airways, thoracic cavity, and chest wall. Pulmonologists are frequently called upon to help diagnose unknown disorders and assist in managing difficult, unusual, or complicated diseases of the respiratory system.
Rheumatology is a subspecialty of internal medicine and pediatrics, involved with the diagnosis and therapy of problems arising in the joints and soft tissues, as well as autoimmune diseases, vasculitis, and heritable connective tissue disorders.
Sleep medicine is a subspecialty of the medical field devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of sleep disturbances and disorders.
The field of travel medicine (also known as emporiatrics) deals with the prevention and management of health issues specific to international travelers.
The study of Urology is a branch of medicine that focuses on surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary tract system and the male reproductive organs (testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate, and penis). The urinary tract system involves many organs including the kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, urinary bladder, and urethra.
Vascular surgery is a specialty of surgery in which diseases of the vascular system, or arteries and veins, are managed by medical therapy, minimally-invasive catheter procedures, and surgical reconstruction.