Originally from Northeast Louisiana, Dr. Kitchell moved to Shreveport for medical school. While there, he was a founding member of the Christian Medical and Dental Association at LSU Health Sciences Center. Upon completing his training, he served for three years as the only full-time physician in Tensas Parish, Louisiana. He has also spent several years working for the Department of Veteran’s Affairs. He joined The Family Doctors in March of 2020.

Dr. Kitchell married Rebecca in 2004 and has three wonderful children. In his spare time, he is the volunteer coach for a local scholastic chess club. He is an active member of Grace Presbyterian Church.