Dr. David Scott
A native of Natchitoches, Dr. Scott is a graduate of LSU and of LSU School of Medicine. He served a residency in
Internal Medicine followed by a fellowship in Gastroenterology, both at LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport. He
joined Gastroenterology Associates following his residency and has been caring for patients at Gastroenterology
Associates since 1991. He and his wife live in Shreveport.
Dr. Jared Geist
Dr. Geist earned his bachelor’s degree from LSU in Baton Rouge and his medical degree from LSU School of
Medicine in Shreveport. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport
and a fellowship in Gastroenterology at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. He joined Gastroenterology
Associates in 2013. He and his wife live in Shreveport.
Ellen Kathleen Porter, NP
Ms. Porter holds a Bachelor of Science of Nursing from the University of Texas and a Master of Nursing degree from
Northwestern State University’s family practitioner program. She has been with the practice since 1999, working
with patients with hepatitis, liver disease, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. She focuses heavily on patient
teaching and counseling and also follows patients in extended care facilities.