Physician Assistant

Nicole Dufrechou

Nicole Dufrechou serves as a Physician Assistant at Avenues Recovery Center at Covington.

A native of New Orleans, Nicole grew up in the Lakeview and Uptown areas, attending high school at The Academy of the Sacred Heart. She embarked on her  journey of higher education at Louisiana State University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2001 and distinguishing herself as a member of the Golden Key Honor Society Phi Beta Kappa.

Nicole's commitment to healthcare led her to Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, where she obtained her second Bachelor of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2005. Board certified by both NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants) and LSBME (Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners), Nicole brings over 19 years of experience as a Physician Assistant to her role. She is deeply passionate about addiction medicine, and chose this field to be able to help families who are suffering firsthand from the effects of this disease.

In her personal life, Nicole resides on the South Shore with her young daughter and Yorkie, and enjoys exploring the numerous museums and parks the area has to offer. With a love for cooking and bargain fashion shopping, Nicole is a devoted foodie and enjoys sampling the cuisine of the city's diverse restaurants.

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