Leading Edge Medical Associates (LEMA) is a privately held, democratic, physician led group specializing in Emergency Medicine. We are comprised of over 35 board certified Emergency Physicians and 10 Mid-Level providers. Working closely with Good Shepherd Medical Center, LEMA provides professional staffing to four hospitals serving 140,000 patients annually in the emergency departments of greater East Texas.



LEMA is committed to providing exceptional service to the community we serve. To our valued patients and their families we strive to ensure high quality care with efficiency, competency and compassion. To our valued business clients we strive to enhance our respective reputations through dedication, hard work, and innovative leadership while tackling the unique challenges encountered in our ever changing medical climate.