Dr. Betcher is the Chief of Gynecology for the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Ochsner Health/LSU Health-Shreveport. He received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Mississippi in 1993. He interned at The University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis followed by Ob/Gyn residency at Carilion Clinic in Virginia. He is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology and has been practicing for more than 25 years both in private practice and academic medicine.His focus is Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and he performs both traditional and robotic minimally invasive surgery. He is involved nationally within the minimally invasive community and speaks, teaches, and researches ways minimally invasive surgery can treat benign gynecologic conditions such as fibroids, ovarian conditions, tubal disease, endometriosis, pelvic pain, and uterine anomalies. He serves as a consultant to area healthcare providers for complex benign gynecologic healthcare needs.Additionally, he continues to practice both Obstetrics & Gynecology and enjoys caring for patients during their pregnancies in addition to Women Health Care needs throughout their lives.He is involved in philanthropy and serves on both national and university Foundation boards. In his spare time, he enjoys flying as a pilot, glassblowing, photography, skiing & cooking. He and his wife Terri have 2 grown daughters.
University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS
Carilion Health System in Roanoke, VA