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Dr. Brian Elkins, MD

Family Medicine*
3.7 (3)
Map Pin Small Alexandria, LA
Accepting new patients
28 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Brian Elkins, MD

Dr. Brian Elkins, MD is a Family Medicine Physician in Alexandria, LA. They specialize in Family Medicine, has 28 years of experience, and is board certified in Family Practice. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine and is affiliated with Rapides Regional Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Elkins an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Elkins works at Legacy Health and Wellness in Alexandria, LA. They are accepting new patients and accept Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna and UnitedHealthCare as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Elkins' Office Locations

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    1201 N Bolton Ave Ste A, Alexandria, LA 71301 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (318) 441-2220

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  • Rapides Regional Medical Center

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    Specialties*
    • Family Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 28 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1366452807
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Hillcrest Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Family Practice and Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
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    Dr. Elkins works at Legacy Health and Wellness in Alexandria, LA. View the full address on Dr. Elkins’s profile.

    3 patients have reviewed Dr. Elkins. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Elkins.

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