Marshall – In addition to the recent growth of the Family Medicine and General Surgery teams in the area, CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic is continuing the expansion of access to award-winning health care with addition of Pain Medicine, Cardiology and Urology care from highly-trained specialists in Marshall.
“Our goal is to provide the treatments and services that this community needs, and these highly-trained, distinguished specialists caring for pain medicine, urology and cardiology patients is key to providing full spectrum of care to this community,” said Scott Smith, M.D., Vice President of Primary Care and Clinic Operations, CHRISTUS Health System and Senior Vice President & Institute Chair of Primary Care, CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic.
Patients in Marshall now have the chance at relief from chronic and acute pain with the expansion of CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Pain Management and the practice of Rajashekar Lakkadi, M.D., FIIP, and Carmine Vincifora, M.D., to a new location in Marshall. The expanded practice, located at 815 S Washington, Suite 303, welcomes new patients suffering from back and neck pain, painful joint or muscle conditions and nerve pain in the arms and legs.
Dr. Lakkadi specializes in Pain Management and has provided medical care to the people of East Texas for more than 15 years. He completed his medical degree at Kakatiya Medical College in India and a Surgical Internship at St. Vincent Medical Center, New York Medical School in New York, NY. Dr. Lakkadi went onto fulfill a residency in Anesthesiology from Boston University in Boston, MA. He is board-certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management, is a Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice and a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Medicine.
Dr. Vincifora, who is also a Pain Management physician, has served patients of East Texas since 2016. He completed his medical degree at the University of California – San Diego and residencies in surgery in Arizona and Hawaii, in anesthesiology at Loyola University, as well as fellowship in Pain Management at Loma Linda University. Dr. Vincifora is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists.
Patients seeking cardiology services now have local access to Christopher Boylan, M.D. CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Urology added John Richier, M.D. to its already impressive team of physicians and advanced practice providers in the area. Both physicians are currently accepting patients and will take direct referrals. Dr. Boylan will be holding clinic hours in Marshall on Wednesdays, while Dr. Richier will be in Marshall on Fridays.
“CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic, Dr. Boylan and the everyone on the CHRISTUS Good Shepherd teams are dedicated to providing excellent, compassionate care to the people of this area,” said Brandy Moore, Administrative Director at CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic. “At CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Cardiology, our specialists always put the patient first. But ensuring the best care for the patient requires a team approach. Appropriate and effective treatment of cardiovascular disease includes input from primary care physicians, cardiac specialists, technicians, nurses, dietitians and therapists – all focused on one goal: helping patients regain their health.”
“From advanced technology such as robot-assisted prostatectomy for the treatment of prostate cancer to our fellowship-trained specialists with the most advanced available procedures, our CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Urology physicians are committed to treating every patient with compassion, excellence and efficiency, and make patient satisfaction a central component of your medical and surgical care,” said Moore. “Dr. Richier is a welcome and very strong addition to our team, and he’ll be an outstanding asset to our patients here.”
The addition of these two highly experienced and enthusiastic physicians and their teams is simply the most recent example of CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic’s dedication to the Marshall community.
“We want to continue to demonstrate to this community and to our valued patients here that we are constantly growing the scope and skill of health care available to them,” said Dr. Smith. “We are confident the growth and investment in these specialties will have a hugely positive impact to best serve this community, and we will keep working to ensure that residents do not have to travel far for the high-quality health care they deserve.”
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CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic is the area's preferred multi-specialty medical group, with more than 600 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers representing 36 specialties in 34 locations serving Northeast Texas across 41 counties.