Otis Barnum, DO, FACP, an Internist with Natchitoches Regional Medical Center

Get to know Internist Dr. Otis Barnum, who serves patients in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Board-certified internist, Dr. Barnum is currently serving patients at Natchitoches Regional Medical Center (NRMC) in Natchitoches, Louisiana. In addition to its 96-bed flagship hospital, NRMC has become a healthcare system offering a broad continuum of innovative care. 

At present, NRMC operates 17 health-related clinics and facilities including: Behavioral Health Services, Wound Care Services, The Courtyard of Natchitoches, NRMC General Surgery Associates, NRMC Orthopedic Associates, NRMC ENT Associates, NRMC Pulmonary Associates, Natchitoches Assisted Living Retirement Community, Natchitoches Imaging Center, North Natchitoches Medical Clinic, the Pain Institute, PRISM Center, Regional Cardiology Clinic, Natchitoches Sleep Center, Walk In Clinic, and Women’s Health Clinic. It is also associated with the Northwestern Louisiana Cancer Center. 

Throughout his education, Dr. Barnum earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri in 1977. He then went on to complete his residency in internal medicine at the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1980. 

In addition to being a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the doctor is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. They are skilled in the management of patients who have undifferentiated or multi-system disease processes. In addition, they care for hospitalized and ambulatory patients and may play a major role in teaching and research.

Learn More About Dr. Otis Barnum:

Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/445216-Otis-Barnum-Internist or through Natchitoches Regional Medical Center, https://www.nrmchospital.org/medical-search/?last_name=barnum&first_name=&specialty=

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