Kenneth E. McDonald III, M.D. , Family Practice

Educational Information: Pre-med LA. Tech University, Ruston, LA., 1968 to 1972. Medical School, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. 1972­1975 Family practice residency, LSU, Shreveport, LA. 1976-1978; Chief Resident/Family Practice 1978. Resident Representative to Residents, National Family Practice Meeting 1979 Board Certified Family Practice 1979-2006. Private Practice, Delhi Rural Health Clinic/Delhi Hospital, 1979 to present. Director of Emergency room 1998-2000. Chief of Staff 1988, 1998, 1992, 1996, 1999. Physician Liason/Life Care 1997-1999. Delhi Rural Health Clinic Medical Director, 1987-2000. Board certified in Family Practice since 1976.

Honors/Affiliations: Delta Medical Society member since inception, President 1998. Lousiana State Medical Society member 1979 to present. Richland Parish Hospital Board 1987-1999, Delhi Hospital Board. 1988-present. AAFP member 25 years. Class II and III Aviation Medical Examiner since June 28, 1999. Class I Aviation Medical Examiner since 2002. Hospital Chief of Staff, 2004.


Take a Tour of our Sleep Center!!

A New Year- Wake Up a New You!

Do you start everyday with a snooze of the alarm and one too many cups of coffee?  Do you always feel tired and unable to focus?  You may actually have a sleep disorder that is preventing your body from getting the rest it needs.  Our sleep experts can help turn your sleepless nights around!!  Our recently opened sleep center gives you access to close-to-home sleep studies and sleep disorder treatments.  Call (318) 878-6382 to schedule your appointment today!

First in the Region to Offer 3D Mammography


 

"Now we can find cancer at its earliest, most treatable stage." 

3D Mammography (tomosynthesis) is the most exciting advancement in breast cancer detection in more than 30 years.  This innovative new technology allows doctors to see breast tissue detail in a way never before possible to help find breast cancer at its earliest, most treatable stages.  

Delhi Hospital's Radiology Department is pleased to offer our patients with this amazing breakthrough technology.  Call us today to learn more & schedule your annual mammogram.  Do it for yourself.  Do it for those who love you. 318-878-5171.

Febuary is Heart Health Month

A Healthy Heart, for a Healthy Life 

Our Cardiac Rehab facility has exercise tools to strengthen your heart as well as expert resources to help prevent heart problems in the future.  And now, some congestive heart failure patients are also eligible to participate in our cardiac rehab program.  The experts at our Cardiac Rehab Program are dedicated to providing compassionate care to support patients as they make vital lifestyle changes to promote optimal heart health... because every heart deserves a second chance.   For more information, call (318) 878-6254.

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Have You Always Wanted to be a VIP? Now's Your Chance!

Delhi Hospital and Delhi Rural Health Clinic are pleased to offer a VIP program to seniors with chronic illnesses. Join today and receive a VIP welcome gift, free nutritional assessment, and other membership perks. For more information and membership eligibility, call 488-1125.

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Medicaid Expansion is Here!

The recent Louisiana Medicaid Expansion will now cover adults with income up to 138% of the Federal Poverty Level with coverage to be effective July 1st, 2016.  As a Certified Medicaid Application Center, we have assistors on site who can help you apply for Medicaid. To schedule your appointment, contact our Patient Assistance Program at 878-6218.

 

 

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Vote For Me!

Congratulations to all on our team! This is the second year for the Best of the Delta contest to have a “Best Rural Hospital” category and our hospital has been named a nominee finalist! Thank you to all of you who make Delhi Hospital such a special place - we would not have received this nomination if it wasn’t for our dedicated and hardworking staff.

If you agree, please follow the link below to vote for us for Best Rural Hospital. Feel free to share the link with patients, family and friends and encourage them to vote too! We would love to bring this title home to our hospital!

 

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