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Dr. Douglas E. Rimmer, Jr., MD

Gastroenterology
Accepting new patients

On Willis-Knighton Campus

Office Locations

Education

  • Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
  • Internship: University of Arkansas School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Arkansas School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine

Insurance Accepted

Disclaimer: Not all physicians accept all insurance plans. Physicians move in and out of plans throughout the year. When you call for an appointment, confirm that the physician accepts your insurance.

AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
Aetna
Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Advantra Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Medicare Dual Preferred
Aetna Medicare Freedom PPO
Amerihealth Caritas Louisiana
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO Preferred Care
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal Employees
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - HMO Louisiana
Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
Cigna HealthCare
Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
First Health
GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
Gilsbar
Health Plus of Louisiana
Humana
Humana Choice PPO
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Humana Gold Plus SNP Dual Eligible
IMA of Louisiana
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Louisiana Medicaid
Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
Mail Handler's Benefit Plan (Aetna)
Medicare Railroad
Medicare Traditional Part B
Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
Novasys Health
PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems / Multiplan)
PPO Plus
Tricare for Life
Tricare Prime
Tricare Select / Standard
UMR (United Healthcare)
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
Workers Compensation
Healthy Blue

Conditions Treated

Hepatitis C
Anal or Rectal Pain
Indigestion
Viral Hepatitis
Vomiting Disorders
Reflux Esophagitis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Intestinal Ischemia
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Ileus
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Peptic Ulcer
Malnutrition
Cirrhosis
Hernia
Unexplained Weight Loss
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Gastrojejunal Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Biliary Atresia
Nausea
Esophageal Diverticulum
Salmonella Food Poisoning
Hemorrhoids
Food Poisoning
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Dysphagia
Abdominal Pain
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Ischemic Colitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Gastroparesis
Pancreatitis
Esophageal Varices
Heartburn
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Esophageal Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Crohn's Disease
Duodenal Ulcer
Dysentery
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Pouchitis
Diarrhea
Barrett's Esophagus
Intestinal Obstruction
Esophagitis
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Duodenitis
Megacolon
Hiatal Hernia
Gastric Ulcer
Gallstones
Gastritis
Food Allergy
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Constipation
Lactose Intolerance
Anemia
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Colorectal Cancer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Achalasia
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Enteritis

Procedures Performed

Manometry
Fecal Impaction Removal
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Duodenal Polypectomy
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