St. Thomas opens new state-of-the-art health center in Gentilly
The St. Thomas Community Health Center (CHC) has announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art healthcare facility, St. Thomas at Columbia Parc, located at 3943 St. Bernard Ave. near City Park.
According to St. Thomas, the Federally Qualified Healthcare Center (FQHC) has been serving patients at the Gentilly location in a temporary facility for the past three years. The new clinic will officially open its doors on Tuesday, Sept. 5, and will operate from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Read more from the the official press release below:
St. Thomas at Columbia Parc is the fifth location in New Orleans operated by St. Thomas CHC. The new facility will offer comprehensive healthcare services to patients with or without insurance including primary care for adults and children, women’s health, child psychiatry, and adult mental health counseling. A complete list of services can be viewed at www.stthomaschc.org/services.
“St. Thomas strives to address the health disparities in the community every day by making high-quality care available to all,” said Donald Erwin, MD, CEO at St. Thomas Community Health Center. “With our new clinic, we are excited to be able to broaden access to care, and offer this part of the community a comfortable place for the whole family to stay healthy.”
Same-day and next-day appointments are available with the team of dedicated providers, including internal medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, pediatricians, psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, as well as an optometrist, child psychiatrist, dermatologist, cardiologist, and infectious disease specialists. St. Thomas accepts most insurance plans, Medicaid, Medicare and offer services on a sliding scale for uninsured and underinsured. All patients with or without insurance can make St. Thomas at Columbia Parc their primary health care provider. The clinic will be easily accessible to the community from Gentilly to the Lakefront.
St. Thomas at Columbia Parc is located at 3943 St. Bernard Ave. in New Orleans and will be open Monday – Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. Walk-ins are welcome. Visit stthomaschc.org or call 504-529-5558 to request an appointment.