About Dr. Semien

Dr Joseph Semien Jr

Dr. Joseph Semien Jr.



Joseph W. Semien Jr. MD., FACOG

Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Dr. Joseph Semien Jr. MD., FACOG, a board certified Obstetrician, and Gynecologist (OB-GYN) provides women with a full spectrum of medical and surgical care. He offers care to women with abnormal bleeding, uterine prolapse, urinary incontinence, menopausal symptoms and normal/high-risk pregnancies. His expertise encompasses preventative care, prenatal care, family planning, treatment plans. Operative gynecology which includes minimally invasive and laparoscopic surgery is also an option. Dr. Semien builds long-term relationships with his patients—working with their primary care physician by maintaining regular contact while dispensing medical advice and counseling. His goal and passion is to establish a multi-specialty approach to better serve his patients with precision and personalized treatment plans and care.

To cultivate these connections, Dr. Semien aspires to stress the importance of well-woman care and to bring full understanding of disorders women may encounter in their life by understanding the “why”. He strives to empower women through knowledge to maximize their care with their physician’s guidance and endeavors to bridge the gap between the gynecology visit and the pelvic exam.

Education and Experience

Dr. Semien is a former United States Army Medical Specialist, receiving a Bachelor of Science from Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans, and then earning a Master of Science in Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health. He received his Doctor of Medicine from St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands and proceeded to specialize in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Central Michigan University College of Medicine where he served as chief resident physician. Dr. Semien stays current with the latest advances in women’s care by regularly pursuing continuing education courses. He is currently an active member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG), American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL), American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery (AIMIS), and American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).  

A leader in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Semien received the Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award in 2014. Compassionate Doctor Certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness and respect. Dr. Joseph Semien Jr. MD., FACOG, currently has his private practice located at 1890 West Gautier Rd Ste 135, Lake Charles La, 70605

Dr. Semien is committed to providing quality obstetric and gynecologic care to his patients in a modern, technically advanced office and hospital utilizing a highly skilled medical staff with objectives to meet the needs of patients and contribute to the welfare of their health. He is currently accepting new patients. For more information or to schedule an appointment, Call (337) 480-5510

Come join us as we empower women with understanding the “WHY”.