Baton Rouge, La --- Baton Rouge General Physicians (BRGP) announced today that Jake Wood,
MD, has joined
BRGP – Family Medical Center.
A native of Ruston, Louisiana, Dr. Wood is a family medicine physician
with special interests in diabetes care, medical ethics and sports medicine.
He sets aside personal time each year to participate in medical mission
work and also served as team physician for Louisiana Tech University for
the last 10 years.
Dr. Wood earned his undergraduate degree in microbiology from Louisiana
State University and his medical degree from University of Alabama’s
School of Medicine in Birmingham. He completed his internship and residency
at Medical Center East Family Practice in Alabama.
Dr. Wood, his wife and four kids are looking forward to their move to Baton
Rouge where they will be closer to family.
To make an appointment, book online at
brgphysicians.com or call (225) 763-4900. His practice is located on Baton Rouge General’s
Bluebonnet campus at 8595 Picardy Avenue, Suite 100.
About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community
hospital with 588 licensed beds between two campuses. Baton Rouge General
opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community
with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital
since 1991, Baton Rouge General serves as a satellite campus of Tulane
University School of Medicine, and offers other medical education programs,
including a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family
Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports
Medicine Fellowship Program. For more information, visit
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