MMC Is Pleased To Welcome Dr. LaTashia Upton, Ob/Gyn

8/1/2012

Minden, Louisiana – Minden Medical Center has announced that LaTashia Upton, M.D. has joined its medical staff. She chose to become part of Minden Medical Center and The Women’s Clinic because of the strong spirit of service and dedication to the community. “There is an undeniable close-knit, positive work environment which I look forward to being a part of,” says Dr. Upton.

Dr. Upton received her Medical Doctorate Degree from LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine. She completed her Internship and Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency at LSU Health Shreveport where she was Chief Resident. Dr. Upton is a proud member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the American Medical Association, Louisiana Medical Society and the American Chemical Society.

Dr. Upton grew up in Shreveport, Louisiana and enjoys reading cooking, volunteering, church activities and Pilates in her spare time. She is genuinely committed to encouraging her patients to live a healthy lifestyle at all stages of their lives and emphasizing the importance of preventative care. Dr. Upton reminds us that “learning beneficial health habits early on can improve your quality of life in the latter years. Overall health promotion can not only lengthen your life, but it can also improve your overall quality of life.”

As an advocate for women’s health, Dr. Upton wants to provide her patients with a sense of confidence and empowerment through education as well as personalized, quality care. The Women's Clinic provides a full range of obstetrical and gynecologic services including:

  • Annual Well-Women Exams
  • Bone Density Screenings
  • Contraceptive Counseling
  • Laparoscopic & Minimally Invasive Techniques including Hysteroscopic Guided Sterilization with Essure® devices
  • Urinary Incontinence Treatment
  • Menopause Management
  • Prenatal Care throughout Pregnancy & Delivery
Dr. Upton is accepting new patients at The Women’s Clinic in Minden located at 431 Homer Road and in Ruston located at 307 North Monroe. Appointments may be made by calling (318) 377-8855 or visiting their website www.mywomensclinic.com.

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