PRIMARY CARE PLUS – O’NEAL
The experienced team at Primary Care Plus – O’Neal brings you quality primary care medicine, as well as a wide range of specialized services. We are committed to providing seniors in Baton Rouge with the comprehensive care they need in one convenient location.
We use an electronic medical record (EMR) system to store all your information, including your health history, medications, diagnostic reports, and notes from specialists. EMR connects your entire medical team at Primary Care Plus – O’Neal, so your care is always accurate and efficient. EMR also allows us to quickly send your medical information to a hospital or other healthcare provider, if needed.
Same Day or Next Day Appointments Available for Current Patients
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday
2645 O’Neal Lane
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Primary Care Plus - O'Neal
Michael Guarisco, M.D.
Internal Medicine Dr. Michael Guarisco earned a Doctor of Medicine from Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans. He then completed internship and residency in internal medicine, and a fellowship in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Guarisco worked as an internist, then Section Head, and finally Chairman for the Division of Primary Care for the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in Baton Rouge. Since 2004, Dr. Guarisco has worked as a practicing physician at Primary Care Plus and has served as Medical Director since 2006. Dr. Guarisco is board certified in internal medicine and serves as a Diplomat for the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is affiliated with Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge.
Phillip H. Ehlers, M.D.
Family Medicine Dr. Phillip Ehlers earned his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in St. George’s, Grenada, and completed his medical education at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Family Medicine Residency Program in Lake Charles, LA. Dr. Ehlers has been in practice since 2009 in Walker, LA; first with the North Oaks Health System and most recently with the Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group. His medical experience also includes practicing as an Urgent Care and Emergency Medicine Physician in the surrounding communities. Dr. Ehlers is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, as well as a Board Member of the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians.
James Doll, M.D.
Rheumatology Dr. James Doll earned a Doctor of Medicine from West Virginia University School of Medicine. He followed his degree with an internship at Maricopa County Hospital in Phoenix, AZ, and a residency in internal medicine at West Virginia University Hospital in Morgantown, WV. Dr. Doll has worked in several academic and clinical positions – including as a member of the medical staff at Maricopa County Hospital, an Associate Professor of Medicine at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans and Chief of Rheumatology at Veterans Affairs hospital in New Orleans. Since 1985, Dr. Doll has worked as a practicing physician at the clinic. Dr. Doll is board certified in internal medicine and allergy and board eligible in rheumatology.
Cynthia Tillman, MSN, FNP-C
Family Medicine Cynthia Tillman is a nurse practitioner who specializes in family medicine. She has a background in a variety of areas, including geriatric care, retail health, primary care and emergency room trauma nursing. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans in 2001 and a Master of Science in Nursing in family practice from Loyola University New Orleans in 2011.
Cynthia has been a board-certified family nurse practitioner since 2011.
- Internal medicine
- Diagnostics, including:
- Electrocardiography (EKG)
- Lab tests
We accept the following insurance plans:
Medicare/Medicare Advantage Plans
Aetna Coventry Advantra
BCBS of La
Your source for primary care providers in Baton Rouge, Gretna, Metairie, New Orleans, Slidell and Westwego. Primary Care Plus is a healthcare clinic dedicated to patient health through continuity of care.