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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

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

Procedures Performed

Duodenal Polypectomy
Liver Function Test
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Screening Colonoscopy
pH Probe
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
VAP Lipid Testing
Hepatitis A Screening
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colon Cancer Screening
Ultrasound, Esophageal
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Fecal Impaction Removal
Ultrasound, Endoanal
Impedance Testing
Manometry
Wireless pH Testing
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