Christopher P. Herrington, M.D.

christopher Christopher Patrick Herrington was born in New Orleans, LA and was raised in Lafayette, LA. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Vanderbilt University and earned his B.S. degree in Chemistry. He received his Doctorate of Medicine from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. While in Shreveport, Dr. Herrington was elected by his peers each year to serve on the honor council.

Dr. Herrington completed his internal medicine Residency at Tulane University Hospital in New Orleans and earned multiple honors including the Outstanding Clinic Resident Award and the Interpersonal Skills and Communication Award.

He remained at Tulane University and completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology and was appointed Chief Fellow by the Tulane faculty. During fellowship, he received extensive training in all aspects of Gastroenterology. He spent extra time during his training focusing in Hepatology, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, and Motility disorders. His research interests include Advanced Liver Diseases and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Dr. Herrington is Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Herrington married his high school sweetheart, A’Dair Williams Herrington, who is also a practicing physician in Lafayette and they have two small children, Camille and David. Dr. Herrington is an accomplished triathlete and tennis player and enjoys cooking, traveling, swimming, biking, and spending time with his family.

Medical Societies

  • Louisiana State Medical Society

Professional Societies:

  • Louisiana Gastroenterology society
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy