Matthew Fontenot, M.D. 

Schumacher Clinical Partners – Hospitalist 
Internal Medicine

Lafayette General Medical Center
1214 Coolidge Street    
Lafayette, LA


A native of Grand Prairie, La., Dr. Fontenot has an appreciation for South Louisiana and its culture.  With his extensive expertise in Internal Medicine and Nephrology, patients welcome the care of Dr. Fontenot, as does Lafayette General Medical Center.


  • Hospitalist Medicine Physician 2009-Present 
  • Kidney Consultants of Opelousas (Opelousas, LA)
  • Fellowship, Nephrology, University of Mississippi Medical Center (Jackson, MS)
  • Residency, University Medical Center (Lafayette, LA) 


  • Doctor of Medicine, LSU School of Medicine (Shreveport, LA) 

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Organizational Involvement

  • Louisiana State Medical Society
  • Lafayette Parish Medical Society