Earl Book, MD

Urgent Care

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About Me

Earl Book, MD is a board-certified Family Practice physician with the American Board of Family Practice.  He earned his Medical Degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed his residency training in family practice at Washington-St Tammany Medical Center. Dr. Book opened Helena Urgent Care in 1996. He and his wife have two grown children; his hobbies include woodworking and soccer.

Education & Training

Medical School

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center


Earl K Long Medical Center - CLOSED 4/2013


Washington St Tammany Regional Medical Center

Board Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine


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