"Returning home to Bossier City has been a dream of mine since departing on my naval career. I look forward to applying what I have learned to the care of my patients here at home."
Rodney Armand, MD, is a board certified OB-GYN (American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology) who joins Women’s Health Associates after a distinguished 21-year career in the U.S. Navy. He grew up in Bossier City and graduated valedictorian of Bossier High School in 1985. He then attended Centenary College of Louisiana where he graduated magna cum laude in physics in 1989. Following graduation, Dr. Armand received his commission in the U.S. Navy where he completed nuclear power training and a subsequent tour as a submarine officer. In 1997, he returned home to attend Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, serving as the class president, and earning his medical degree in 2001. Dr. Armand completed his residency training at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, where he served as chief resident. He subsequently served as department head of OB-GYN at both Naval Hospital Beaufort and Naval Hospital Pensacola.
Dr. Armand is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FACOG) and a Diplomat of the American Board of OB-GYN. He is a skilled minimally invasive surgeon providing a wide range of management options for women’s health to include robotic assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy, as well as office based procedures such as Novasure and Thermachoice endometrial ablations, and Essure and Nexplanon placement for contraception. He is an experienced and compassionate obstetrician providing care for both high and low-risk pregnancies.
Dr. Armand has two children. In his spare time, Dr. Armand enjoys vacations with his children and all things involving LSU sports.