We're the Specialists

Welcome to Rheumatology and Osteoporosis Specialists. At ROS, we are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with rheumatic diseases and osteoporosis. We provide comprehensive treatment of rheumatic diseases, using the latest and most effective treatment individually tailored to your needs. We look forward to caring for you and your family.
For Coronoavirus information, see below.

Coronavirus Information

*CURRENT VISITOR POLICY*


► All persons entering the clinic will be screened for temperature – please do not enter prior to being screened
► All persons must wear a mask – please feel free to bring your own
► At this time, no one other than the patient may enter, unless patient requires direct assistance

If you have any questions, send us a message by logging in to your Patient Portal, and we will respond as quickly as possible. We are still experiencing very high call volume, so the portal may be the quickest and best way to reach us at this time. You can pay your bill, ask questions about your bill, submit a refill request, and message your doctor directly through the portal.
 
Thank you for helping us keep you and your loved ones safe.
 
The Physicians and Staff at Rheumatology and Osteoporosis Specialists, AMC

*VACCINE INFORMATION*


The physicians at Rheumatology and Osteoporosis Specialists have carefully reviewed the rapidly-developing COVID-19 vaccine landscape, including the FDA EUA approval of the Pfizer vaccine as well as the upcoming evaluation of the Moderna vaccine. We recognize that patients with autoimmune diseases were not studied in these trials but that quality data on patients with autoimmune diseases will not be available for many months (likely at least late 2021). However, the risk of contracting COVID-19 appears to be much higher than the risk of taking a vaccine. None of the current vaccines are live vaccines and all can be taken with all types of immunologic medications without interruption. If you have an autoimmune disease and are followed at ROS, we are recommending that, from a rheumatologic perspective, you are a candidate to take the vaccine and we recommend it. As far as any non-rheumatologic concerns you have (allergies, etc.), please discuss these with your primary care provider or other specialists. ROS does not currently plan to administer vaccines to patients, so please follow local guidelines or discuss with your PCP about how to access these vaccines as they become available.

We have BIG news!

We have a new addition to our list of highly sought after physicians! Help us welcome Dr. Frankie K. Pedigo to our practice.


Dr. Frankie K. Pedigo joined our practice in August, 2021. She grew up in Haughton, LA and is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University. She earned her medical degree from LSU Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Shreveport. Following medical school, she completed her Internal Medicine Residency and Rheumatology Fellowship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS.... 

What is a Rheumatologist?

A rheumatologist is an internal medicine doctor who is qualified by additional training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and other diseases of the joints, muscles and bones. After four years of medical school and the completion of a three year Internal Medicine residency, rheumatologists complete additional years of specialized rheumatology training. Rheumatologists treat arthritis, autoimmune diseases, musculoskeletal pain disorders and osteoporosis

When do you need to see a Rheumatologist?

Watch this video for tips on how to be sure.
(This video is provided with permission from the American College of Rheumatology and is intended for general education only.)

Driving Directions

From Texarkana

Take I-49 S to North Market. Turn left on North Market. Turn right on Common St. Take Common into Downtown, past the big church. Cross over the bridge and under I-20. Go to 2nd stop light. Turn right on Jordan St. Five story building on right.

From Natchitoches

Take I-49 exit to Murphy St and Pete Harris Drive. (I-49 ends here) Cross over I-20. Five story building on right.

From Monroe

Take I-20 to Fairfield Ave exit. Turn left. Continue 2 blocks down to Jordan St. Turn left at the stop light. Five story building on left.

From Dallas

1) Take I-20 to I-49 S to Pete Harris exit 17B. Turn right on Murphy St. Cross over I-20. Five story building on right.

2) Take I-20 to Common/Line exit 16A. Stay in right lane to Line Ave. Take right on Jordan St. Five story building on right.

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Address

820 Jordan St, Ste 201         
Shreveport, LA 71101

Contacts

Phone: (318) 221.0399
Fax: (318) 221.1940

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