7 Tips for Choosing a Primary Care Provider

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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 […]

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.

Prevent Cancer? There’s a vaccine for that.

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As parents, the wellness and safety of our children is always our highest priority. So, what if you could do something today to help protect their future health, and even prevent some types of cancers? While not all are preventable, you can vaccinate your child against human papillomavirus (HPV)-related diseases. There is currently a worldwide […]

Can You Prevent Colon Cancer?

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Nearly 100,000 Americans will get diagnosed with colon cancer this year, making it one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in both men and women. And while our ability to diagnose and treat colon cancer has improved greatly over the decades, the question of whether there’s anything you can do to actually prevent getting it […]

Here’s a Tip: No Q Tips

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We’ve all been there as parents – we see our child’s ears, peer inside and discover a world of sticky, icky earwax. It’s our first instinct to want to clean this out and use tools like cotton swabs or Q-tips to help clean as deep as possible. But, this could be dangerous not only for […]

Resources to Help You Run Amazing

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Have you signed up for one of the races during Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital Amazing Half Marathon Weekend on March 11 and 12? The event features kids’ races, a 5K, 10K and half marathon, providing a great opportunity for everyone in your family to participate. Preparing for any race requires dedication and […]