Memorial Health System Clinics

Our Care Team

Karanpreet S. Bains, M.D.

Karanpreet S. Bains, M.D.

(936) 639-7851

Special Interests & Procedures

  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified in Infectious Diseases
  • a special emphasis on the diagnosis, management and treatment of infectious conditions including:
    • Blood Stream Infections
    • Bone and Joint Infectious
    • Central Nervous System Infectious, such as Meningitis
    • Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) Infections
    • Fever of unknown origin
    • Fungal Infections
    • HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention (including HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis)
    • Post-surgical Infections
    • Respiratory Tract Infections, such as Pneumonia
    • Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
    • Treatment of Multi-drug resistant organisms
    • Urinary Tract Infections
    • Viral Hepatitis

Work Experience

  • 2017-present, Memorial Clinics
    Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases Physician
    Lufkin, Texas
  • 2012-2017, Merit Health Northwest MS Regional Medical Center
    Consultant Physician, Infectious Diseases
    Marks, Mississippi
  • 2012-2017, Merit Health Medical Group (Deporres Clinic)
    Infectious Diseases Physician
    Marks, Mississippi



  • Infectious Diseases
    Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center
    Detroit, Michigan, 2010-2012


  • Internal Medicine
    Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center
    Detroit, Michigan, 2007-2010

medical school

  • Government Medical College, India, 1997-2000
  • Kasturba Medical College, India, 1995-1997

Licensure & Board Certification

  • Texas State License
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases), 2012
  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • Mississippi State Medical Association
  • Punjab Medical Council, India