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Dr. Mary Thomas Joins Baton Rouge General Physicians

Baton Rouge, La. – Recently, Baton Rouge General Physicians announced that Mary Thomas, MD, ABFM, ABOM, joined the physician group.

Dr. Thomas has served Baton Rouge for more than 20 years, practices family medicine for patients age six and older and offers a comprehensive weight management program focused on behavior modification and healthy lifestyle. She also offers a concierge medicine membership program.

Dr. Thomas earned her undergraduate degree in dietetics from LSU in Baton Rouge and her medical degree from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, and was one of the first women to graduate from BRG’s Family Medicine Residency Program. She is board certified in Family Medicine, and is one of only two physicians in the Baton Rouge area who is board certified in Obesity Medicine. Her interests include preventive wellness care and treatment of unhealthy weight with comprehensive lifestyle management through diet, physical activity, behavior modification and if necessary, medication to decrease the severity of weight-associated risk factors.

“My goal is to help people enjoy life through proactive healthcare,” said Dr. Thomas. “Maintaining a healthy weight can prevent serious diseases like diabetes, heart problems, and other debilitating chronic conditions. If I can help patients understand that weight management is as important as caring for illnesses, I will feel like I’ve done my job.”

Dr. Thomas practices at Baton Rouge General Physicians – Bluebonnet Family Clinic, located at 9241 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA, 70810. To make an appointment, call 225-757-6031 or visit BRGPhysicians.com.

About Baton Rouge General Physicians
Baton Rouge General Physicians consists of more than 60 physicians and 20 practices, owned and operated under General Health System. Baton Rouge General Physicians offers individuals and families throughout the Capital Area top-quality healthcare in convenient locations from Livingston to Brusly. For more information, visit BRGPhysicians.com.

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