Who We Are

Our Mission

At The Urgent CARE, we strive to set a new standard in urgent care medicine for our community. We provide the most advanced, comprehensive medical services and treatments for all urgent medical needs. Our qualified staff is fully dedicated and deeply passionate about the comfort, needs and CARE of our patients.  Most importantly, we believe our communities deserve access to affordable, convenient and top-quality patient CARE.

About the Medical Director


Douglas T. Mehaffie, M.D.

Dr. Mehaffie is the board-certified Medical Director at The Urgent Care – Westbank and The Urgent Care – LaPlace. He earned his doctorate from Louisiana State University Medical Center at Shreveport. He completed his post-graduate training at East Jefferson General Hospital, where he served as Chief Resident from 2000-2001.
For more than 15 years, Dr. Mehaffie has worked in a variety of medical settings, providing the most outstanding family medical care available. When he is not in the office, Dr. Mehaffie can be found traveling, attending seminars, reading or, most importantly, spending time with his family.

Check out Dr.Mehaffie’s blog!

 

About Our Staff

We know that our office is only as effective and as welcoming as the people who work in it, which is why we take pride in our friendly, well-trained team members! As a team, we are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment in a supportive, nurturing environment. We promise to speak candidly with you about possible treatments as well as any risks associated costs of treatment, and how treatment can address your individual needs as a patient.

Our staff consists of over 40 team members with specialized training and multiple certifications. Each one of our team members has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay informed of the very latest in technology and medical advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

 

Providers


Maisie Burgess

NP

Born/Raised:
Monroe, LA

Education:
Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette, Currently persuing a doctorate in Nursing at Southeastern Louisiana University

Work Experience:
Pediactric ICU for 1 year, ER for 3 years

Extracurricular:
Member of AANP & Sigma Theta Tau

Personal Interests:
Spending time with family, especially her three sisters!



Chontel Carter

FNP

Born/Raised:
New Orleans, LA

Education:
Master of Science in Nursing from Louisiana State University

Work Experience:
Home Health Care Services for 2 years, Children’s Hospitals for 7 years

Extracurricular:
Children’s Bureau of New Orleans, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Personal Interests:
Ballet, reading and writing



Ashton Sloan

PA-C

Born/Raised:
Anchorage, AK

Education:
Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Oregon Health & Science University

Work Experience:
Neuro-Critical Care & Critical Care Medicine for 4 years, 911 Paramedic for 8 years

Personal Interests:
Traveling, cooking and reading



Richele Creppel

DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Richele Creppel

DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Born/Raised:
New Orleans, LA

Education:
Loyola University New Orleans

Work Experience:
Emergency Medicine; Cardiology & Stroke

Extracurricular:
Member of AANP, LANP, ANVC, ENA
BOTOX Certified

Personal Interests:
Loves going to Saints & Pelicans games. Loves warm weather and beach time



Amanda Goldberg

FNP

Born/Raised:
New Orleans, LA

Education:
Master of Science in Nursing from Louisiana State University

Work Experience:
4 years nursing experience in acute care, 2 years experience in post-acute care

Personal Interests:
Spending time with family and friends, bicycling and reading

Amanda is expecting her first child at the end of the summer!



Sharon Lynn Spina-Phillips

DNP

Born/Raised:
Metairie, Louisiana/California

Education:
Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Chatham University, Master of Science in Nursing from Loyola University New Orleans.

Work Experience:
10 years as Licensed Nurse Practitioner following 9 years as Registered Nurse.

Extracurricular:
Member of AANP and LANP.

Personal Interests:
Loves to spend time with her family, watching movies and her children's sports games.

 

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  • The Urgent Care

    113 Belle Terre Blvd, LaPlace
    LA 70068 . (985)359 -2273

    148 Wall Blvd, Gretna,
    LA 70056 . (504)393-2273

  • Hours

    Weekdays: 8:30am - 8:00pm

    Weekends: 8:30am - 5:00pm

    Open Holidays!

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