Dr. Dirk Rainwater has been caring for patients and providing emergency care in the Jonesboro, Louisiana area for over five years. He has earned the trust of patients and become the family doctor for many families throughout the Jonesboro-Hodge area. He is also the acting medical director of Cypress Point Nursing Home, Forest Haven Nursing Home, Trinity Home Health, United Home Health, Medistar Home Health, PHC Hospice and is on staff at Promise Rehabilitation Hospital.
Dr. Rainwater is a Louisiana native who graduated fromCentenary College, completing his medical training at LSU Medical School in Shreveport, La. He believes in the family doctor approach that most people in the Jonesboro area have grown up with.
"Everyone’s classic idea of a doctor is an ER doctor who can cover a bit of everything, the way doctors did fifty years ago. Now days, most doctors are specialists, but I like having my own family practice to follow my patients beyond the emergency room."
When you choose Dr. Rainwater as the primary care doctor for your family, you get a physician with twelve years of experience as an emergency room physician and hospitalist, and five years’ experience in private practice.
LFMC is not only a family focused clinic, but a family run business. Dr. Rainwater is married to Tammy Shewmake Rainwater and they have four children, Derek, Allison, Megan, and Summer.
Dr. Rainwater holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from Louisina State University School of Medicine, and a Masters of Science in Physiology from LSUMC-S.