CHRISTUS Primary Care - Shreveport Expands Family Medicine Practice with New Provider
October 25, 2019
Shreveport, Louisiana – Having a good relationship with a primary care provider you can trust is one of the smartest choices you can make for your health and your family’s well-being. That’s why CHRISTUS Primary Care – Shreveport is excited to welcome Erica Butler, PA-C, to their growing team at 9091 Ellerbe Rd., Ste. 200.
Butler is a Louisiana native and has lived in Shreveport, serving patients, for almost a decade. She earned her undergraduate degree in Biology from Louisiana Tech University, before completing her degree as a Physician Assistant at LSUHSC in Shreveport. Butler is board-certified by The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and provides compassionate care to patients ages 2 and up, with services including treatment for sickness and acute illness, wellness exams and vaccinations, diagnostic radiology, EKGs, joint injections and lab services.
“We recognize patients need to feel a connection to their health care providers. At CHRISTUS Primary Care - Shreveport, our patients and their health are our priority, and we work hard to keep a proactive, healthy relationship in place,” said Lisa Britt, Vice President, Physician Practice Operations, CHRISTUS Physician Group. “We are thrilled for Erica to join our CHRISTUS team, and we know that she’s going to be a favorite of our patients in no time. She has lived and worked in his community for years and she understands our patients and the care they deserve.”
Butler was born and raised in North Louisiana and has been practicing medicine as a PA in the Shreveport area since graduation in 2011. Most of her time as a PA has been spent in primary care. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her fur babies as well as singing and playing acoustic guitar. She sings in a country band during her spare time.
“I really enjoy working in a clinic setting where I can form close relationships with my patients,” said Butler. “Building that bond aides in their treatment, but it also helps patients feel comfortable and cared for. I want to show each patient they are important and that they have our full support as we work toward getting and keeping them healthy.”