Erick A. Salvatierra, M.D.
Erick A. Salvatierra is a native of Rayne, Louisiana, who received a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from Louisiana State University. He then completed graduate school and earned a Master of Science degree in Natural Science from Louisiana State University. He went on to earn his Medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport, Louisiana in 2004. In 2007, Dr. Salvatierra completed an Internal Medicine residency at Earl K. Long Hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He then completed a Gastroenterology Fellowship at Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, in 2010.
Dr. Salvatierra is Board Certified by The American Board of Internal Medicine in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He has presented research findings at national digestive conferences and has co-authored published articles relating to Inflammatory Bowel Disease and the evaluation of Helicobacter Pylori.
He is an active member of several gastroenterology societies including the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterology Association and The American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He regularly attends local and national continuing education conferences to remain current in the field of Gastroenterology.
Dr. Salvatierra has been in practice with Acadiana Gastroenterology Associates since 2010, and provides service to his patients at Acadiana Endoscopy Center, Lafayette General Medical Center Hospital and Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital. He enjoys traveling, the outdoors, and spending time with his wife Madeline and their children.