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Ferriday, Louisiana

Respiratory Therapy

L to R: Chris Porter, RRT - Department Head & Eddie Tarver, RRT

The Respiratory Therapy department at Riverland Medical Center provides specialized services for the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary pathophysiology, both acute and chronic. These services encompass the entire field of respiratory care, ranging from the routine administration of oxygen to the emergency resuscitation and prolonged life supporting ventilatory management. Qualified respiratory therapist provide these services on a 24 hour basis.

Respiratory Therapy Team:

Chris Porter, RRT - Department Head

Dana Nelson, RRT

Kimberly Handjis, RRT

Meghan Smith, RRT

Marcey Dobson, RRT

Eddie Tarver, RRT

Penny Delaney, CRT

Emily Wiggins, RRT

Courtney Maples, RRT

Department Head - Chris Porter

1-318-757-6551 ext. 330