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New Baton Rouge General Clinic Offers Specialized Care for Seniors

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Baton Rouge, La. – Baton Rouge General (BRG) recently opened a new clinic offering comprehensive medical care for adults and seniors at its Bluebonnet location. Louisiana Internal Medicine Associates (LIMA) is located inside of BRG’s Bluebonnet campus in Medical Tower 2.

Staffed by board certified internists who serve as faculty of the internal medicine residency program and nurse practitioners, the clinic offers same-day appointments and manages patients’ overall health including prevention, diagnosis, treatment, management of chronic and complex conditions, and palliative care. In addition to primary care, providers will focus on improving the health of adults over 65.

“We are here to serve,” said Dr. Venkat Banda, FACP, Chief Academic Officer of Baton Rouge General. “We would like to provide comprehensive care to all adults with acute illnesses and multiple chronic conditions in a timely and convenient manner through same-day appointments and telemedicine.”

The LIMA team includes Dr. Venkat Banda, Dr. Aaron DeWitt, Dr. Karthik Reddy, Brittany Castilaw, APRN-FNP, Kristin Guidry, APRN-FNP and internal medicine residents, giving additional focus to patients’ healthcare needs.

The clinic offers free valet parking services and is located at 8585 Picardy Avenue, Suite 410, Medical Tower 2. To make an appointment, call 225-763-4111 or visit

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 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, find us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at @BRGeneral.