Our Founder

John LeTard

John LeTard founded Medical Pharmacy, Inc. in Zachary in November of 1968. He was a 1963 graduate of the Northeast University (now the University of Louisiana at Monroe), with a Bachelor of Science degree. Upon graduation, he entered the military and served in Medical Service Corp, 4th Army. 1964 through 1966. He was commissioned officer, July 26, 1963, by President John F. Kennedy. He held rank of First Lieutenant. After serving in the Army, he returned to Zachary and worked with his step-father, Carl Bond, at Zachary Pharmacy before starting Medical Pharmacy, Inc.

He was a member of the National Community Pharmacists Association, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, Louisiana Pharmacists Association, and Louisiana Independent Pharmacists Association - Vice Chairman of Board. John was appointed to the Board of Commissioners at Lane Memorial Hospital in Zachary, Louisiana in June 1969. He served on the Hospital Board for four consecutive six-year terms, twelve as Chairman of the Board. John was the recipient of the Independent Pharmacist of the Year Award by the Louisiana Pharmacists Association. He was also appointed to the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy by Governor Bobby Jindal.

In November of 2005, he opened Medical Pharmacy West to serve the growing needs of the Zachary community.

John passed away in August of 2016, but the legacy and traditions that he put in place in the pharmacies will continue.

Meet Our Pharmacists

Asia Scott Morris

Asia Scott Morris was born in Zachary, Louisiana and graduated from Baton Rouge Magnet High School in 2003. She attended Northwestern State University where she graduated with honors receiving a Bachelor's of Arts in Scientific Inquiry from the Louisiana Scholar's College in 2007. More recently she graduated cum laude from the University of Louisiana at Monroe where she received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in May of 2011. She is very happy to be home and serving in the community in which she grew up.

Blaine Fontenot

Blaine Fontenot was raised in Opelousas, Louisiana, and graduated from Opelousas High School in 1981. After graduation, he attended USL for two years, and then transferred to Northeast Louisiana University in Monroe where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy in 1986. As a community pharmacist with years of experience, he finds serving the residents of Zachary and the surrounding communities very rewarding. Blaine resides in Baton Rouge with his wife, Darla Fontenot, and his two children, Allison and Evan.

Michael Savario

Michael Savario is a native of Lake Charles and graduate of Sam Houston High in Moss Bluff, LA. He attended Louisiana State University for three years before transferring to Northeast. He received his pharmacy degree from Northeast Louisiana in December of 1998. Michael worked for Walgreens serving as both staff pharmacist and pharmacy manager of several locations in the Baton Rouge area. He has also worked for LSUHSC at Earl K Long Medical Center. He has been a member of both the Louisiana Pharmacists Association and the American Pharmacists Associations. Michael has lived in Zachary since 2005 with his wife and two children and proud to be back serving the Zachary community.

Healthcare Services

4965 W. Park Drive, Zachary, LA 70791
Next to Lane Regional Medical Center

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(225) 654-6884


Medical Pharmacy West

2250 Church Street, Zachary, LA 70791
Next to Rouses Market

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(225) 658-8101


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