Southern New Mexico Medical Association cares about you

November 30, 2010 • Business, Local Business Review

Doctors Lindy T. Rachal and Fred B. French

Doctors French and Rachal of Southern New Mexico Medical Association know you have a choice of hospital for your colonoscopy. Roswell Regional Hospital offers you the opportunity to have a colonoscopy performed by an experienced Board Certified Gastroenterologist, without the risks associated with general hospital anesthesia!

“It is this ability to provide more complete, accurate and thorough care for patients with GI conditions, which distinguishes Gastroenterologists from other physicians that provide some similar services,” says Dr. French. “Gastroenterologists perform higher quality colonoscopy examinations and consultative services when compared to other physicians. This means more accurate detection, fewer complications from procedures and fewer days in the hospital for many GI conditions managed by the trained GI specialists.” – From the American College of Gastroenterology.

Both Dr. French and Dr. Rachal are Board Certified. According to the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), “Board Certification is a meaningful indicator that a doctor has the knowledge, experience and skills necessary to provide high-quality patient care. ABIM certification is recognized throughout the world as signifying excellence in the practice of Internal Medicine and its subspecialties.”

What it means to be Board Certified in Internal Medicine- Gastroenterology?

A gastroenterologist is an Internist who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive organs including the stomach, bowels, liver and gallbladder. This specialist treats conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer and jaundice and performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using endoscopes to visualize internal organs. ~ From the American Board of Internal Medicine.

The physicians at Southern New Mexico Medical Association are Doctors Fred B. French and Lindy T. Rachal.

Dr. Fred B. French, MD

Dr. French was born in Roswell. He is married with four children.

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