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The experienced team at Primary Care Plus – Westwego brings you quality primary care medicine, as well as a wide range of specialized services. We are committed to providing you with the comprehensive care you deserve.

Same Day or Next Day Appointments Available for Current Patients

Office Hours:

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Thursday

8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

712 Westbank Expressway
Westwego, LA 70094


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our Providers


Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine

Dr. Andrea L. Stirgus earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Xavier University of Louisiana in 2009 before attending a pre-health program at Southern Illinois University. She graduated with a doctorate in osteopathic medicine from Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2017. After completing her residency at Summa Health Family Medicine Center in Akron, Ohio, she received specialized training in geriatric medicine during her fellowship.

Dr. Stirgus began working with seniors in 2009 as a certified nursing assistant and worked in health care roles as often as her studies allowed before her residency. Before joining Primary Care Plus, she treated acute and chronic patient conditions in an underserved, urban population with a focus on older patients at the Summa Health Family Medicine Center.

Dr. Stirgus is board-certified in family medicine and geriatric medicine. She has been a member of the American Osteopathic Association since 2013, American Geriatric Society since 2015, and the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine since 2020. During her time with Summa Health, she was awarded the Family Medicine Leadership Award and Geriatric Fellow of the Year award.

Joe Rooks Jr., ANP-C

Adult Medicine

Joe Rooks Jr. earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Arkansas. He earned a master’s degree in health care systems management from Loyola University New Orleans in 2007, then a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Central Arkansas in 2012.

Rooks began his professional career as assistant director of nursing at Lambeth House and subsequently served as RN unit manager for Touro Infirmary’s Woldenberg Village. Prior to joining Primary Care Plus, he served as a nurse practitioner for Peoples Health.

Rooks is a board-certified nurse practitioner. He has nearly 30 years of experience in the geriatric health care field.

We offer a wide range of healthcare services

  • Routine, acute and preventive care
  • Treatment for illness and injury
  • Immunizations and screening tests
  • Health risk assessments
  • Personalized diabetes counseling
  • On-site diagnostics including; electrocardiography (EKG), lab tests and spirometry

We accept most insurance plans. Call us for more information.