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Baton Rouge General Physicians Expands Family Medicine Services with New Clinic in Central

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BATON ROUGE, La. – Baton Rouge General Physicians (BRGP) is expanding its family medicine services with the addition of a new clinic in Central. The clinic, which will open this summer, will be led by Shaun Spinks, MD, a board-certified family medicine physician. Until then, Dr. Spinks will see patients at the BRGP clinic in Zachary’s Americana development.

Dr. Spinks received his Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology and a minor in Chemistry from Louisiana Tech University. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed his family medicine residency at Conroe Family Medical Education Foundation in Conroe, Texas.

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, he volunteered as a medical student at the Baton Rouge River Center with the BRG Family Medicine Residency Program, inspiring him to become a family physician. During his residency in Texas, Dr. Spinks served as lead resident over the disaster management team for the residency, staying the entire week at the hospital during Hurricane Ike.

Natives of Zachary, Dr. Spinks and his wife Misty have three children, Nathaniel, Mabry and Gabriel. His wife is also a clinician and graduated with her nursing degree and is a licensed RN.

The Central clinic will be located at 11111 Park Place, Suite 2. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Spinks, call (225) 237-1625.

About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community hospital with over 600 licensed beds between three 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 is affiliated with several medical school programs, 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, find us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @BRGeneral and Instagram @batonrougegeneral.