Family Medicine Residency

East Jefferson General - Program Director, Family Medicine, Medical School: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine Richard Bridges, MD

Dr. Bridges received his bachelor’s degree in microbiology and a Masters of Natural Sciences from

Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He then completed a bachelor’s in Medical Technologies from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA. He graduated from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and completed his residency in family medicine at the Baton Rouge General Family Medicine Residency Program in 2014.

Dr. Bridges is an active member of American Academy of Family Physicians, Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians (where he serves as Vice-President and Director of Legislative Affairs), Louisiana State Medical Society, and Jefferson Parish Medical Society. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Medicine and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. In his free time he enjoys LSU sporting events, cooking, hunting, fishing, and most of all spending time with his wife and two young daughters.