Preliminary

Community Continuity Clinic

Pediatric Medical Center 

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Dr. Sandra Franz – Pediatric Medical Center

Sandra A. Franz, MD, FAAP, was born in Alexandria, La. She earned her medical degree from the LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport and completed her residency at Hasbro Children's Hospital at Brown University in Rhode Island. Dr. Franz began her practice with Pediatric Medical Center in 2000. She is Board Certified in Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Pediatrics at Denham Springs

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Dr. Thira Choojitarom – Lake Peds at Denham Springs

Thiravat Choojitarom, MD, FAAP, is a graduate of Boston University, Boston, MA. He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA, where he also completed his residency. Dr. Choojitarom is board certified in pediatrics and is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Pediatrics at Zachary

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Dr. Amanda Talbot – Lake Peds at Zachary

Amanda L. Talbot, MD, FAAP, is a native of Houma Louisiana. She completed her medical school training from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. She then trained in pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Children’s Hospital of Alabama. She lives in the Zachary area with her husband and three children. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 

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Dr. T’Lane Folse – Internal Medicine/Peds Group

T’Lane M. Folse, MD, joined the Internal Medicine & Pediatric Group in 1997 upon completion of a combined internal medicine and pediatrics internship and residency at Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA. A native of Vacherie, LA, Dr. Folse attended Nicholls State University, Thibodeaux, LA, received an undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University School of Allied Health, New Orleans, LA. She received the doctor of medicine degree from Louisiana State University Medical School, New Orleans, LA.

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Dr. Brad Smith – Internal Medicine/Peds Group

Bradford J. Smith, MD, joined the Internal Medicine & Pediatric Group in 1999 upon completion of an internal medicine and pediatrics residency at the University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN. A native of Baton Rouge, LA, Dr. Smith graduated from University High School, Baton Rouge, LA, and received an undergraduate degree with honors from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. He received the doctor of medicine degree from Louisiana State University Medical School, Shreveport, LA.

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Dr. Brad Giarrusso – Internal Medicine/Peds Group

Brad C. Giarrusso, MD, joined the Internal Medicine & Pediatric Group in 2007 after practicing urgent care medicine in Baton Rouge, LA. A native of Mandeville, he received an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, doctor of medicine degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, and completed an internship and residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA