Office Hours Monday thru Thursday 8AM - 5PM Fridays 8AM - 12PM Lab Hours Monday thru Thursday 7:45AM - 11AM & 1PM - 3PM Friday 7:45AM - 11AM Telephone 337-237-7801
Office HoursMonday thru Thursday  8AM - 5PMFridays 8AM - 12PMLab HoursMonday thru Thursday 7:45AM - 11AM & 1PM - 3PMFriday 7:45AM - 11AM Telephone 337-237-7801

Welcome to Lafayette Arthritis  and Endocrine Clinic

Lafayette Arthritis and Endocrine Clinic is a multispecialty clinic specializing in the medical management of rheumatology and endocrine issues.  Our doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses and support staff strive to give you the best possible health care, in a friendly and caring environment.




                                   NEW RHEUMATOLOGIST - AUGUST 1, 2023


Dr. James Lipstate and Dr. Jennifer Malin are 

happy to announce the addition of 

Laura Rivers, MD, Rheumatology.


Dr. Rivers is a native of Lafayette and is a

UL at Lafayette graduate.

She is also a graduate of LSU Health Shreveport.

We are happy to welcome her back to her

hometown to set up her practice.


Dr. Rivers will be accepting New Patients beginning August 1, 2023.





Dr. James Lipstate, Dr. Jennifer Malin and

Dr. Laura Rivers

Nurse Practitioners:  Layne Lemaire, C-FNP and Rebekah Garrard, C-FNP



Dr. Todd Baquet  &  Dr. Justin Fontenot

Nurse Practitioners:  Erron Pujol, DNP,

Holly Schlesinger, FNP-C, Madelyn Dooley, FNP-C and Ginger Fontenot, C-FNP.

At Lafayette Arthritis and Endocrine Clinic you can count on receiving health care service in a friendly and open environment. We are here to listen and make sure you get the best care possible!


Medical problems that we typically help our patients manage include: 

Rheumatology division- Rheumatoid arthritis, Lupus, Sjogren's, Osteoarthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, Osteoporosis

Endocrinology division - Diabetes, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis, adrenal disorders







The clinic will be closed

July 4th and 5th, 2024.


We are located at

4212 W. Congress Street

Mailing - Suite 2300A

Physical - Suite 2300A and B

Lafayette, LA 70506



Fax - Dr. Todd Baquet


Suite 2300B

Fax - Dr. Justin Fontenot


Suite 2300B

Fax -Dr. James Lipstate


Suite 2300A

Fax - Dr. Jennifer Malin


Suite 2300A

Fax - Dr. Laura Rivers


Suite 2300A





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