Dr. Rikki Weems is a native of Lafayette, LA. She attended medical school at the LSU Health Science Center in New Orleans where she also completed an internal medicine residency focusing on hospital medicine. She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Weems joined the STPH Department of Hospital Medicine in 2016. She decided to become a hospitalist because of the challenge of caring for complex hospitalized patients and the opportunity to work with the multi-disciplinary care team in the hospital.
“Hospital medicine is challenging and rewarding. I enjoy and appreciate the opportunity to care for patients and their families during the stressful time of an acute illness.”
Dr. Weems lives in Covington with her husband.