Kelsey Phelps, MD

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
LSUHSC Rural Family Medicine in Bogalusa

420 Avenue F
Bogalusa, LA 70427



Board Certification: 2015, American Board of Family Medicine

Residency: 2012-2015, LSU Rural Family Medicine in Bogalusa

MD: 2008-2012, Tulane School of Medicine

BS:2005-2007, University of Maryland College Park


Kelsey E. Phelps, MD currently serves as Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine at LSU Rural Family Medicine Residency, which is affiliated with Our Lady of the Angels Hospital in Bogalusa, Louisiana. She enjoys teaching the residents at the program from which she graduated, as well as being part of an institution that values academic rigor while striving to care for the under-served.

Dr. Phelps is originally from a small town in rural Northern California, where her grandfather and father both practiced family medicine since the 1950s. She found her way to Southern Louisiana after accepting a place at Tulane School of Medicine, and stayed on after residency to continue caring for the patient population that she loves.

When not working at the residency program, Dr. Phelps practices in emergency rooms around Southern Louisiana. She enjoys reading, gardening, beekeeping, and spending time with her family.

Clinical Interests

Family Medicine Obstetrics

Women's Healthcare 

Healthcare for the under-served

Rural Healthcare

Emergency Medicine/Critical Care

Committees & Administrative Responsibilities

Physician Champion for the Our Lady of the Angels EPIC Implementation

Secretary/Treasurer of the OLOA Medical Executive Committee

Member of the Maternal/Child Health Committee

Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics Provider Course - Assistant Teacher

Selected Publications

Attitudes regarding long acting reversible contraception among Louisiana family medicine physicians.
     LSU Rural Family Medicine Residency
     Bogalusa, LA
     Collaboration with Dr. Herbert Muncie              

Phelps KE, Steele RW. Fever and Stiff Neck. Clinical Pediatrics. 2012 Feb;51(2):193-196.

Muncie, HL and Phelps, KE. (2015-2017). Raynaud Phenomenon in Griffin’s The 5-Minute Clinical Consult.

Additional Info


Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Advanced Life Support for Obstetrics (ALSO Provider)

Basic Life Support (BLS)


Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

Affiliated Hospitals & Clinics

Our Lady of the Angels Hospital, Bogalusa LA

Assumption Community Hospital, Napoleonville LA