Meet Eric D. Griggs, MD

Educating You to a Longer, Happier, Healthier Life

Doc Griggs, a graduate of the University of Notre Dame in 1992 and Tulane University School of Medicine in 1996, is a native of Winston Salem, North Carolina and currently lives in New Orleans since completing medical school.

The Doc Griggs health and wellness initiative, “Get checked. Get fit. Get moving!” is an educational and advocacy program that empowers individuals through information, demonstration and activation.

As a physician, Doc Griggs is able to utilize his medical knowledge to simply information and present it in a fun informative manner.  The goal is to provide participants with manageable action items that can make monumental changes in their lives

Dr. Griggs appears weekly on Fox 8 WVUE’s Morning Edition as a Health Educator every Thursday morning at 7:30 AM.  He also has a weekly radio broadcast every Thursday, “The Doc Griggs Show,” on WBOK 1230AM from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM and makes monthly appearances on “The Morning Show” with Oliver Thomas on that station. In addition, he appears on his weekly internet show  “Health Talk with Doc Griggs” every Tuesday on the New Orleans Talk Network ( from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  Dr. Griggs is also currently the contributing medical writer for Data News Weekly, a local community paper.

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Mission: To educate the community on how to live a longer, healthier and happier life.  Encouraging, Empowering, Promoting Our Community!