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Life Coast Community Health Center is home to a team of driven medical providers who

combine unrivaled patient services with a passion for community involvement to deliver

comprehensive, quality care that embodies the core values of our mission as a healthcare


To help you get to know some of Life Coast’s dedicated staff on a more personal level, we have launched a “Meet the Provider” series. James Hyatt, MD is a Family Medicine Physician based at our Thibodaux location.

Why did you choose to go into the medical field?

I chose to enter the field of medicine because of a deep desire to help others in need.

What is your favorite part of practicing medicine?

My favorite part of practicing medicine is being able to witness a patient's improvement in chronic medical conditions.

What is your least favorite part of your job?

My least favorite part of my job is watching patients struggle with chronic medical conditions where resources are limited.

What do your patients say about you?

Patient's generally say "Dr. Hyatt takes the time to listen to me."

What interests you most about working at Life Coast Community Health Center?

I am most interested in helping with the local community and the family type atmosphere we share with our patients.

What are your key responsibilities within the clinic?

Practicing Family Medicine

Who inspires you?

Sir William Osler, often regarded as the "Father of Modern Medicine"

Do you have a motto or personal mantra?

“The best preparation for tomorrow is to do today's work superbly well,” Sir William Osler

What are you most passionate about professionally?

Developing a trusting relationship with all of my patients.

What most excites you about your work and the contribution you make?

Being able to interact and build long lasting relationships with patients.

What are you passionate about personally?

Educating and teaching patients regarding their medical conditions

What is your favorite pastime outside of work?

Spending time with family

Life Coast is pleased have dedicated medical personnel such as Dr. Hyatt on

our team, and we look forward to serving you. Call 985-492-6170 to schedule an

appointment with Dr. Hyatt or one of our other dedicated professionals.

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