Timothy R. Gilbert, M.D.
Endocrinology Center of SWLA
Lake Charles Location
1727 Imperial Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70605
1327 Stelly Lane, Suite 2
Sulphur, LA 70663
Dr. Timothy Gilbert is a Clinical Endocrinologist with over 15 years of
experience in the complex management of patients with type I and type 2
diabetes, thyroid, pituitary, and adrenal disorders along with other rare
endocrine disease states. He is the
founder and medical director of the Endocrinology Center of Southwest Louisiana
and the associated AADE Certified Diabetes Education program which are
divisions of Imperial Health. Dr.
Gilbert has also been the director of the diabetes program and clinics for the
Coushatta Indian Reservation for the last 15 years.
Dr. Gilbert is considered a key opinion leader in the field of diabetes
and has served in various clinical, management and consultant roles. The practice places a strong emphasis on early
and aggressive intervention in patients with diabetes utilizing the most up to
date therapies available. He also
provides in office thyroid ultrasound in addition to ultrasound-guided
fine-needle biopsy of thyroid nodules. For
more than a decade, Dr. Gilbert has been involved in numerous promotional and
CME level programs across the country.
He has presented numerous programs at a national level on continuous
glucose monitoring and insulin pump therapy along with programs focusing on
intensive insulin management. In
addition, he has served as an advisor/consultant at the product and device
level along with assisting in the development of educational symposiums for
clinicians. Through his career, Dr. Gilbert has also served as a primary
investigator and sub investigator on many research studies.
Dr. Gilbert initially received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing
and practiced in the critical care field for four years before attending
medical school. He received his Doctorate of Medicine from Louisiana State
University Health Science Center in New Orleans and completed a residency in
Internal Medicine at the LSU Health Science Center in Baton Rouge Louisiana. He then completed his Endocrinology and
Metabolic Disease fellowship at Ochsner Health Systems in New Orleans
He is a member of several local and national organizations to include
the Endocrine Society, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology and
the professional section of the American Diabetes Association.