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Jacob R. Karr, MD


Dr. Jacob Karr, a native of Houma, La, received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. In 2009, he received his medical degree from LSUHSC-Shreveport. After medical school, he completed his Internal Medicine residency at Tulane University. He then went on to complete a fellowship in Gastroenterology at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, La where he received extensive training in all areas of Gastroenterology, including:

Dr. Karr is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • Louisiana State Medical Society
  • Lafayette Parish Medical Society

Dr. Karr married his wife, Kelly, in 2007. They have three children together, Olivia, Charlotte, and James. When not practicing medicine or spending time with his family, he enjoys exercising, cooking and the outdoors.