CHRISTUS Primary Care – Shreveport Expands Practice

Special to BIZ.

In uncertain times, having a great relationship with a primary care provider you can trust does wonders for your health – and your peace of mind. The team at CHRISTUS Primary Care – Shreveport has added an internal medicine provider to help the people of Northwest Louisiana make that connectionBossier City native Joseph Tynes, M.D., is an important addition to the growing team serving the community at 9091 Ellerbe Road, Ste. 200, in Shreveport.

“Dr. Tynes understands and is passionate about this community, and will be a wonderful addition to our team, providing primary and specialty care to his patients in the clinic and through our expansive telemedicine program,” said Lisa Britt, Vice President of Physician Practice Operations for CHRISTUS Physician Group. “CHRISTUS Physician Group is growing to meet the needs of this community, and Dr. Tynes is crucial to our goals of building resources to serve this community both now and in the future. We are looking forward to him being a valuable member of this team and to our community for years to come!”

Dr. Tynes, an internal medicine physician, is recognized as one of Louisiana’s Top Doctors and is dedicated to preventing, diagnosing and treating diseases that affect adults, like diabetes, hypertension, thyroid and cholesterol issues. In addition to general wellness, Dr. Tynes also provides EKG, spirometry, lab and x-ray interpretations. From common cold or a more urgent situation, Dr. Tynes knows that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure – and works with his patients closely on preventive medicine.

Dr. Tynes is a Louisiana native, and now resides in Shreveport. He attended Louisiana Tech University for his undergraduate degree and earned his medical degree in 2000, before completing his internal medicine residency, both from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. Dr. Tynes has been in private practice, serving patients across Shreveport-Bossier since 2003, and has been named to both SB Magazine and Louisiana Life Magazine’s “Top Doctors” lists more than 20 times. He enjoys spending time with his wife and children, traveling and playing bass guitar.

“I make it my mission to help patients feel better, and that includes helping someone physically, mentally or emotionally,” said Dr. Tynes. “By understanding my patients’ needs, I believe they are more willing to take an active role in their own care, to participate more in living a healthy lifestyle and because of that, their outcomes will improve.”

To schedule a same day appointment or telemedicine visit with Joseph Tynes, M.D., call 318-681-1630.