Arthur A. Mauterer, MD, FACS, Addiction Medicine Specialist with his Private Practice

Get to know Addiction Medicine Specialist Dr. Arthur A. Mauterer, who serves the population of Amite, Louisiana.

Dr. Mauterer is an addiction medicine specialist currently practicing within his private practice, and is affiliated with Hood Memorial Hospital and Lallie Kemp Medical Center. He was previously a board certified family physician and general surgeon, but now focuses on addition medicine, and morbid conditions. 

In regards to his education, Dr. Mauterer graduated with his medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine In New Orleans in 1957, giving him more than six decades of experience in his field. After earning his medical degree, he completed his internship with the Louisiana State University and his residency with the Touro Infirmary and Atlanta Medical Center. 

He is currently licensed to practice medicine in Louisiana, Alabama, and Massachusetts, and was previously licensed to practice in Georgia. To stay up to date in his field, he is a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and a former member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. Due to his expertise, he has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. 

His patients have excellent experiences with him, one stating, “Wonderful very nice and caring people changed my life 5 months clean happiest I have been in 10 years!!! Very thankful.” Another stating, “My visit went well. The doctor was extremely helpful and informative about my addiction, symptoms, and what meds would be best for treating the addition. But most importantly no one there treated me like a junkie.”

Addiction Medicine is concerned with the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery of persons with the disease of addiction, of those with substance-related health conditions, and of people who show unhealthy use of substances including nicotine, alcohol, prescription medications and other licit and illicit drugs. Physicians in this subspecialty also help family members whose health and functioning are affected by a loved one’s substance use or addiction.

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