Douglas E. Rimmer, Jr., MD

Dr. Douglas E. Rimmer Jr. is a board-certified gastroenterologist who has practiced in the Shreveport/Bossier City area since 1998. He is currently a partner with GastroIntestinal Specialists and serves on the Board of Directors. His particular areas of interest include general gastroenterology, peptic disease, irritable bowel syndrome and colorectal cancer screening.

Dr. Rimmer’s training consists of a Gastroenterology Fellowship from Texas A&M College of Medicine, preceded by his internship and residency from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He graduated from LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport after completing a Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University Shreveport.

He was raised in Shreveport, and he enjoys snow skiing and spending time with family.



Medical School

Louisiana State University School of Medicine – Shreveport


Gastroenterology: Scott and White Clinic, Temple, Texas


Internal Medicine: University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Center, Little Rock, AR

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology