Posted: August 1st, 2014
NRMC Announces New Medical Directors
Natchitoches Regional Medical Center (NRMC) is pleased to announce two new medical staff appointments effective August 1, 2014. Timothy D. Collins, M.D., will serve as the Medical Director of the NRMC Clinics Network and Marcus C. Stokes, M.D., as Medical Director for the Emergency Department and Emergency Medical Services (Ambulance Service). Both physicians bring vast experience to their new positions and will play instrumental roles in ensuring outstanding patient care and services.
Dr. Stokes is board certified in Emergency Medicine and completed his Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Louisiana State University (LSU). He received his medical degree from LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, and holds a B.S. in Biology from Northeast Louisiana University. In addition to his many honors and awards in emergency medicine, Dr. Stokes is active in youth sports in Natchitoches and has participated in medical missions to Kenya. Dr. Stokes returns to full time practice in the emergency department to assume the director position
Dr. Collins received his medical degree from LSU Medical School in Shreveport and holds a B.S. and M.S. in Microbiology from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches and joined the medical staff in 2004. His specializations include family practice and emergency medicine. As Medical Director for the NRMC Clinics, Dr. Collins will oversee both the North Natchitoches Medical Clinic in Campti, and the NRMC Walk-in Medical Center located in Natchitoches. He will serve as the primary collaborative physician for all Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants within the NRMC network. In addition, Dr. Collins will maintain a full time clinical position within the emergency department.
“Dr. Stokes and Dr. Collins are excellent physicians and leaders. In their roles as medical directors, they will oversee all clinical aspects of their respective departments. They are responsible for ensuring patients receive appropriate and timely care and are committed to quality improvement and patient satisfaction,” explained Kirk Soileau, Chief Executive Officer.
For more information about the clinic, please call 318.214.4513