Partners in Wellness

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Located on the second floor of Fairfield Medical Plaza

2015 Fairfield Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71103 (use for GPS)
(318) 813-4020 phone : 1-800-582-4523

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Clinic information

What is Partners in Wellness?

Partners in Wellness is a cancer screening program. The clinic at 2015 Fairfield Avenue in Shreveport and the mobile clinics do not offer treatment for any illnesses and they do not write prescriptions for medications.

Who can be seen in the Partners in Wellness clinics?

The Partners in Wellness (PIW) program screens men and women for cancers through physical exams, mammography, ultrasound, pelvic exams, lab work, and non-invasive procedures.

If you have questions about the Partners in Wellness program, and whether you may qualify for free cancer screenings, please call (318) 813-4020.

What types of screenings are performed at Partners in Wellness?

Partners in Wellness performs mammograms, pap smears, blood pressure checks, colon cancer screenings, and prostate screenings.

What are mobile clinics?

Partners in Wellness operates two mobile screening vans in North Louisiana. Both vans travel to rural communities to provide cancer screenings free of charge to financially qualified uninsured or under-insured individuals. Screenings include clinical breast exams, mammograms, pelvic exams, and pap smears.

Where are the mobile clinics located?

Click on this link to view the Partners in Wellness mobile clinic locations.

What is the mobile clinic schedule?

Click on this link to view the Partners in Wellness mobile clinic schedules.

Do I need insurance to use the mobile clinics?

No. At this time, the mobile clinics are not able to accept insurance payments for cancer screenings.

Will I get a bill?

No.

Patient Information

What do I need to know before my appointment?

  • You must be registered for each clinic visit or before having a test.
  • Please leave your valuables at home.

 

How do I make an appointment? Do I need a referral?

Please call (318) 813-4020 to make an appointment. You do not need a referral.

What do I need to bring with me to my appointment?

  • Picture ID
  • All Insurance information
  • Your medications -- prescription bottles and over the counter medications

I am a patient and I have a question.

Please call (318) 813-4020.

I need to re-schedule an appointment.

I need to re-schedule an appointment.

What if I don’t have insurance?

Partners in Wellness is funded through grants and industry partnerships with Feist-Weiller Cancer Center. Help is available for patients who meet certain criteria. If you are uninsured or underinsured, you may qualify for free cancer screenings. Call (318) 813-4020 to see if you qualify.

 

Can I be seen at Partners in Wellness if I DO have insurance?

If you have insurance that covers mammography, you can be seen at the Partners in Wellness clinic at 2015 Fairfield Avenue, Suite B, in Shreveport, Louisiana. Unfortunately, at this time, the mobile clinics are not able to accept insurance payments for cancer screenings. Call (318) 813-4020 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

I am a woman over 40 and need a mammogram. Do I need a referral?

No. Women over the age of 40 can receive their mammogram through the Partners in Wellness program. Please call (318) 813-4020 to schedule a mammogram.

I am woman under 40 and feel a lump in my breast. Do I need a referral?

No. Women over the age of 40 can receive their mammogram through the Partners in Wellness program. Please call (318) 813-4020 to schedule a mammogram.

I am woman under 40 and feel a lump in my breast. Do I need a referral?

No. If you are a woman younger than 40, but feel a lump in your breast that you would like to have examined, please call (318) 813-4020 to schedule a clinical breast exam.

Can I get a prescription for birth control?

No. Partners in Wellness does not write prescriptions for medications.

An abnormality was found during my screening. What happens next?

Should a health issue be diagnosed, Partners in Wellness can fast track Medicaid enrollment to cover medical needs including cancer care. Patients have the choice of where they want to receive follow-up care. Partners in Wellness staff will assist them to set up appointments.

How do I get my prescriptions refilled?

Partners in Wellness does not write prescriptions.

Is there a charge for a copy of my records?

Yes. Fees for copies of records are determined by Louisiana state law. Call (318) 626-2089 if you have questions.

How do I get a copy of my records?

To get a copy of your medical records, go to the Health Information Management Department on the ground floor of the main hospital across from the cafeteria. You will need to bring a driver’s license or state issued ID. You will have to fill out a form when you get there and it will cost 14¢ per page. They are open Monday – Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Call (318) 626-2089 if you have questions.

What if my doctor needs a copy of my records?

A physician’s office can call (318) 626-2089 and make arrangements to have information faxed to them.

Can I get a copy of my X-Rays?

Yes. To get a copy of your X-rays you must go to Room D-246 on the second floor of the main hospital. You will need to bring a driver’s license or state issued ID and will have to fill out a form. Call (318) 626-1695 if you have questions.

Is there a charge for a copy of my X-Rays?

No. You will need to bring a driver’s license or state issued ID and will have to fill out a form. The X-Ray will be copied to a CD.

Can I participate in a Clinical Trial?

Ask your doctor if a Clinical Trial is right for you.