Kristen R. Bass is a certified Physician Assistant specializing in family medicine. She was born and raised in Northwest Louisiana and lives in Shreveport. She attended Louisiana Tech University in Ruston for two years and returned to Louisiana State University in Shreveport where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. She attended Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – Shreveport School of Allied Health and graduated at the top of her class obtaining her degree as a Physician Assistant in 2010.
After graduation, Kristen worked in hospital and emergency medicine. In 2013, she joined Dr. April Palmer’s Family Medicine Practice and instantly became a valuable partner, helping to care for the growing number of patients each day. In 2016, Dr. Palmer and Kristen were excited to move their practice to WK Pierremont Health Center and they established Family Medicine Partners at Pierremont.
Kristen believes in providing comprehensive and compassionate care and is dedicated to helping patients achieve total well-being. She also seeks to partner with patients in their own care in order to select the best treatment options for his or her lifestyle. She strives to empower patients to become healthier and happier individuals.
Outside of the office, Kristen enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.
She is currently welcoming new patients and accepts most insurance plans.