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Employee of the Quarter, Kim Thomas

Kim Thomas, Employee of the Quarter 2nd 2015, with Calvin Green, CEO

Oakdale Community Hospital selects an employee that demonstrates true commitment to their job and the hospital each quarter.  Kim Thomas, RN Manager of the Med/Surg unit, was recently selected to receive this award.  Kim is professional and has great integrity.  She fills in on her unit as a nurse and takes on extra responsibilities as needed.  Kim has been an OCH employee since 2008.Kim is very involved with her family and any activity they are part of.  Kim loves spending time outdoors when she is not working.  She serves on the advisory board of the local Louisiana Technical College LPN program.

Nominees: Vincent Turner, Kathy Swoope, Angel Darbonne, Danielle Jeffers, William Eaves. Not pictured: Myron Ashmore, Brett Baquet, Ollis Prater, Charvet Robinson


Oakdale Community Hospital does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment.

Language Assistance

If a patient or caregiver is not fluent in English and needs a translator, we will work to find one in their native language. Being able to communicate during an illness or surgery is an important aspect of patient care, so please let us know if a patient or caregiver has limited proficiency in English.

Active Medical

The Active Medical Staff of Oakdale Hospital is growing and represents a broad range of medical specialties, all at your service right here at home.

Binitha Joseph, M.D. 
Internal Medicine
107 Hospital Drive
Oakdale, LA 71463
(318) 335-4449
M.R. Ghanta, M.D. 
Family Practice/Pediatics
109 N. Hospital Drive
Oakdale, LA 71463
(318) 335-4393
C.V. Manuel, M.D. 
Cardiology/Internal Medicine
809 E. 7th Avenue
Oakdale, LA 71463
(318) 335-4200
Victor Carlock, FNP 
Family Nurse Practitioner
Elizabeth Family Health Clinic
504 West Main Street
Elizabeth, LA 70638
(318) 634-5475 
Thomas Davis, M.D. 
Family Practice
105 N. Hospital Drive
Oakdale, LA 71463
(318) 335-4321                              
Tara Baquet, FNP 
Family Nurse Practitioner
400 E 6th Avenue
Oakdale, LA 71463
(318) 335-3501
Oghale Eleyae, D.P.M. 
105 N. Hospital Drive
Oakdale, LA 71463
(318) 335-3668 
Jarelle Scott, M.D. 
Family Medicine
400 E 6th Avenue
Oakdale, LA 71463
(318) 335-3501
Patrick Savoy, M.D. 
General Surgery
105 N. Hospital Drive
Oakdale, LA 71463
(318) 335-0303


Physical Therapy Services

Physical Therapy Services

Oakdale Community Hospital’s inpatient Physical Therapy Department deals with the treatment of pain, disease, or injury. Our therapists are concerned with the promotion of health, the prevention of physical disabilities, and the evaluation and rehabilitation of persons disabled by pain, disease, or injury. With treatment by physical therapeutic measures, we strive to promote mobility, build endurance and improve strength.

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