BATON ROUGE, La. – Baton Rouge General (BRG) announced that it has
expanded OB/GYN services at its Mid City campus. Johnathan Wise, MD, and
Richshell Smith, NP, a women’s health nurse practitioner, will provide
a full range of women’s health services, from personalized maternity
care and annual gynecologic exams to preventive treatment options and
Baton Rouge General Physicians – Obstetrics & Gynecology is also
located at the Bluebonnet campus and will have an office at the Ascension
Neighborhood hospital opening this fall.
“We’ve continued to grow and are providing access to care for
even more patients despite the challenges of this pandemic,” said
Sean Casteel, vice president and chief operating officer of Baton Rouge
General Physicians. “The expansion at our Mid City campus is an
impactful addition that our entire team is proud of.”
Dr. Wise earned his undergraduate degree from Nicholls State University
and his medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences
Center in Shreveport. He completed his Obstetrics and Gynecology internship
and residency training at University Health in Shreveport. He is a member
of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Smith received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of
South Alabama, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Our Lady of the Lake
College along with her Associate Degree of Science in Nursing and her
Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Louisiana State University. She is
certified in Basic Life Support and the Neonatal Resuscitation Program
and is an Advanced Nurse Lactation Consultant.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Wise,
click here. To schedule with Richshell Smith, call (225) 381-2658.
About Baton Rouge General Physicians
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20 practices, owned and operated under General Health System. Baton Rouge
General Physicians offers individuals and families throughout the Capital
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