Dr. Russell

Robert C. Russell, M.D.

Respect and caring compassion for all patients is his goal. Dr. Russell achieved his undergraduate and medical degrees from LSUS and LSUHSC. While completing his four-year residency training in OB/GYN, he served as chief resident for the program. He became board certified in obstetrics and gynecology in 1994.


Dr. Russell joined The Women’s Clinic in 1992 and continues to provide exceptional care for his patients in Minden and the surrounding area. He believes in providing the utmost level of care for women throughout every age and phase of life.

He has completed additional training in fertility surgery. Dr. Russell offers tubal reversal surgery for patients who desire another “bundle of joy.” In addition, he was one of the first physicians in North Louisiana to offer women the choice of a completely laparoscopic hysterectomy.

Dr. Williams

Amanda A. Williams, M.D.

Birth is a miracle. That’s how Dr. Amanda Allen Williams feels about every single birth she witnesses as an OB/BYN. As a member of the medical staff at Minden Medical center, Dr. Williams is proud to be living and serving her home town. Dr. Williams received her undergraduate and medical degrees from LSU in Shreveport.


Raised in nearby Dubberly and a graduate of Sibley High, Dr. Williams is well aware of the special appeal of living and raising a family in the idyllic environment of a caring community.


Girls and women – from pre-puberty through all ages and stages of life – will leave her office with the information, knowledge, care and attention they deserve. From clinic to delivery room to operating room, she hopes to be a part of their care for a lifetime.

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LaTashia Upton, M.D.

Dr. LaTashia Upton chose to become part of Minden Medical Center and The Women’s Clinic because of the strong spirit of service and dedication to the community. “There is an undeniable close-knit, positive work environment which I look forward to being a part of.”

As an advocate for women’s health, Dr. Upton wants to provide her patients with a sense of confidence and empowerment through education as well as personalized, quality care. The Women's Clinic provides a full range of obstetrical and gynecologic services including: Annual Well-Women Exams, Bone Density Screenings, Contraceptive Counseling, Laparoscopic & Minimally Invasive Techniques including Hysteroscopic Guided Sterilization with Essure® devices, Urinary Incontinence Treatment, Menopause Management and Prenatal Care throughout Pregnancy & Delivery.

Dr. Upton grew up in Shreveport, Louisiana and enjoys reading cooking, volunteering, church activities and Pilates in her spare time. She is genuinely committed to encouraging her patients to live a healthy lifestyle at all stages of their lives and emphasizing the importance of preventative care.

Jennifer A. Long

Jennifer A. Long, W.H.N.P.

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