Dr. Roach is board certified in Family Medicine with extensive experience caring for people of all ages. A graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, he completed his Family Practice residency at Dr. Walter O. Moss Regional Hospital in Lake Charles, LA. He practiced in Louisiana for eight years. In 1997 he joined in a medical mission overseas, serving as Chief of Staff at Jibla Baptist Hospital in the Republic of Yemen. Dr. Roach manages a variety of illnesses, including coughs & sore throats, stomach problems, hypertension, diabetes, ear infections, joint & back pain and depression, in addition to providing health screenings and preventive medicine. His experience includes obstetrics (pregnancy) and minor surgery.
Family Medicine is a primary healthcare specialty concerned with preventing, diagnosing and treating a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages, incorporating training in Surgery, Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics and Geriatric Medicine. It is based on knowledge of the patient in the context of family history and the surrounding community.