About Us

A BRIEF HISTORY OF C&M MEDICAL SERVICES


 
In 1988, Dr. Cris Mandry, a residency-trained and board-certified Emergency Physician, founded C&M Medical Services to provide high-quality and dedicated Emergency Physician staffing and management services. C&M is a regional physician group of over 150 physicians practicing only in Louisiana. We are one of Louisiana’s leading providers of clinical emergency department physician staffing and management services. To better serve its clients throughout Louisiana, C&M maintains offices in both New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
 
In 1992, Dr. Mandry and C&M, in partnership with the LSU School of Medicine, Earl K. Long Medical Center and the Baton Rouge General Medical Center established the LSU Emergency Medicine Residency Training Program in Baton Rouge.
 
C&M Medical Services received the National Public Hospital Association “Safety Net” Award for “decreased waiting time for pediatric patients in a general emergency department by altering pediatric triage criteria.” This award was honored by the Louisiana State Legislature. 

 

C&M regularly publishes educational and legal bulletins on various emergency services topics such as legal case reviews, EMTALA updates, emergency department charge capture and coding, and electronic medical record utilization in the emergency department.  C&M has published 61 clinical peer reviewed publications and made 82 clinical presentations at scientific meetings. 
 
We are a Louisiana-based group dedicated to improving emergency care.  The principal medical directors of C&M, Dr. Cris Mandry, Dr. Will Freeman, and Dr. Sarah d’Autremont are all residency-trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine.  A point of pride for C&M is the involvement our medical directors have had with the Louisiana chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians.  Drs. Mandry, Freeman, and d’Autremont are past presidents of LaACEP and remain active members on both the state and national level for ACEP. 

Our physicians are actively involved in community and state affairs and have actively served on many medical society committees. Dr. Freeman currently represents the Louisiana Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians on the Louisiana Emergency Response Network (LERN) State Board and is the current Chairman of this board.  LERN is responsible for establishing a state wide trauma and time sensitive illness (Stroke and STEMI) network.