About Dr. Curtis Chastain

Curtis C. Chastain, MD, FACP is an internal medicine physician focused on primary care of adult males. He serves as the president of Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group and as director of the Men’s Health Center. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and is member of the American College of Physician Executives, Louisiana State Medical Society, and the East Baton Rouge Parish Medical Society.

Oh my gosh, it’s Valentine’s Day, and I think I’m broken in the bedroom


Jack is a 48-year-old man who came to me to discuss problems in the bedroom. He loves his wife and thinks she’s very attractive, but lately he just tends to avoid situations that may result in intimacy. After going through the usual list of questions, I asked him about his erections. He admitted to me […]

Forget resolutions. Make a life-saving commitment.


It’s been a couple of weeks, and January 1 is fading in the rear view mirror, just like a lot of resolutions. A lot of men ignore their health and don’t take care of themselves like they should. What if this year, instead of resolutions you don’t keep, you commit to these five simple things […]

7 Tips for Choosing a Primary Care Provider


Whether you’re new to town, have never taken the time to seek out a permanent doctor or just want to make a change, it’s hard to know where to start when choosing the RIGHT primary care provider for you. Here are seven tips on how to find your next provider: 1. Determine what type of […]

Like Father, Like Son


For some fathers, it’s about old baseball cards or the know-how to fix cars. For others, it’s the family farm or a special heirloom. But one thing all fathers inevitably pass down to their sons is a piece of their DNA. Call it family tradition or just plain science, but it’s an inheritance that must […]

[Infographic] 4 Reasons Why Men Avoid the Doctor, Told by a Doctor


Men, including myself, are notorious for neglecting their health. There’s many reasons we won’t go to the doctor and here’s just a few: We are busy. Between the kids, the house and our job, who actually has time to go to the doctor? Whenever we do have downtime, the doctor’s office is the last place […]