Family Medicine jobs in Shreveport usually have as a required qualification Family Medicine board certification (or eligibility) and a current louisiana state physician license. Having done a Family Medicine residency or fellowship in louisiana is often helpful because it means the physician is cognizant of LA licensure requirements.
Family Medicine salaries for the south region of the U.S., including Shreveport, LA, average around $195,941. In contrast the national average Family Medicine salary is $197,655, meaning Family Medicine jobs in Shreveport pay around 99.1% of the national average.
Because of unusual insurance and liability laws of louisiana, care should be taken to address concerns like insurance premiums.
Equally important, the effect of the federal PPAC Act on patient loads for Family Medicine practices is not yet obvious.