Dr. Lea joins Zachary Family Practice _lowres

Photo provided by Julie McLin -- Dr. Amanda Lea has joined Zachary Family Practice.

Dr. Amanda Lea, formerly of OLOL Physician Group, has joined the staff of Zachary Family Practice, according to a news release.

Originally from Grenada, Mississippi, Lea earned her doctor of osteopathy degree at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri, and completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Lea is board certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine and is a certified medical examiner.

She is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Internists.

Lea lives in Zachary with her husband, Joshua, and their children Madison, 7, Nash, 4, and Sadie Kate, 2.

In her free time, Lea said she enjoys running and spending time with her family.

“I chose internal medicine because I love adult medicine and making an impact by treating and serving in patients’ lives,” Lea said.

“I’m very excited about joining an excellent group of respected physicians in Zachary and impacting the growing health care community at Lane.”

Call Zachary Family Practice, 2335 Church St., at (225) 654-3607.