Dr. Louis A Kerkhoff M.D.
OB-GYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist)1268 Attakapas Dr Suite 102 Opelousas LA, 70570
Dr. Louis Kerkhoff is an obstetrician-gynecologist practicing in Opelousas, LA. Dr. Kerkhoff specializes in women's health, particularly the female reproductive system, pregnancy and childbirth. As an obstetrician-gynecologist, or OB-GYN, Dr. Kerkhoff can treat a number of health issues related to the vagina, uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and breasts. Dr Kerkhoff can also treat women during pregnancy, labor, childbirth and the postpartum period. In this specialty, doctors focus on reproductive care from puberty through adulthood.
Education and Training
La State Univ Sch of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 1976
Obstetrics and GynecologyAmerican Board of Obstetrics and GynecologyABOG
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- How Do I Treat Uterine Fibroids?
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- What to Expect at Your First Visit to a Gynecologist
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