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Maria North-Scott has joined the staff of Lane Family Practice, at 2335 Church Street, Zachary.

Maria North-Scott has joined the staff of Lane Family Practice, 2335 Church St., Zachary.

North-Scott earned her doctorate in osteopathic medicine from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York. She completed her residency training in family medicine and was chief resident at Methodist Charlton Family Medicine Residency in Dallas. She is board certified in family medicine and board eligible in osteopathic manipulation therapy.

North-Scott said she is here to help adults and children with their health care needs.

“I am excited to be part of this community,” she said. “There is no better job than helping my patients stay healthy.”

North-Scott lives in Baton Rouge with her husband, Brian, and their 1-year-old son, Roman. She enjoys reading, finding ways to stay active, traveling, learning about new cultures and trying new foods. She was a volunteer on several medical mission trips, including missions to Russia, Haiti and Nicaragua.