Dr. Natalia Potapova’s professional journey represents a series of accomplishments. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Russian State Medical University, having received a Moscow Government Scholarship for all six years of study. After deciding to move to the US, Dr. Potapova was accepted into a preliminary internal medicine internship at St. Raphael Hospital at Yale School of Medicine which she completed in 2005. After a challenging selection process, Dr. Potapova was chosen for an ophthalmology residency at LSU’s Shreveport Medical Center, a top ten program in the country. Dr. Potapova’s in-service exams during her residency were rated in the 90th percentile or higher among other ophthalmology residents across the U.S.
Patients typically are seen right away.
Patients say this doctor has excellent bedside manner.