Dr. Scott Zentner, MD, Psychiatrist

Monroe Office · Counseling Center

Medication Management · Anxiety · Depression · Psychiatric Care

Dr. Scott Zentner, MD is a native of Monroe, LA. Following graduation from Neville High School, he completed his undergraduate training from the college of engineering at Texas A&M University. After working for a year as a sales engineer in the oil and gas industry, he opted for a career change and began pre-medicine studies at Northeast Louisiana University, where he matriculated for 16 months until acceptance into medical school at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport.

After graduation in 1987, he also completed his internship there in 1988, and then residency training in psychiatry at the University of Florida in Gainesville in 1991. In addition, he participated in a cross-cultural fellowship program at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Dr. Zentner became board certified in general psychiatry in 1993. His honors have included the Sandoz Award for Outstanding Service in Psychiatry, as well as the Dr. John W. Bick Award.

Returning to his hometown in 1992, he has been employed primarily as a medical director and staff psychiatrist with the Louisiana Office of Behavioral Health in Region VIII, eventually retiring from state service in 2012. Dr. Zentner is also a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at LSU Health Sciences Center, serving as preceptor and supervisor of both psychiatry and family practice residents at the Shreveport and Monroe campuses. Dr. Zentner is an active member of both the Louisiana State Medical Society and Ouachita Medical Society.

He embraces a holistic approach in the evaluation and treatment of his patients, encouraging physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness throughout the life cycle.

Dr. Zentner is married and the father of 2 children. He enjoys free time with his family, reading, playing golf, and is an avid college football fan.



  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • AAMFT Approved Supervisor
  • Licensed Addictions Counselor
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Licensed Speech Language Pathologist
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist
  • Licensed Physical Therapist
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


Counseling Center
1105 Hudson Lane,
Monroe, LA 71201


Lumen Counseling
100 CenturyLink Drive,
Monroe, LA 71203


Pediatric Therapy
1300 Hudson Lane, Ste. 7,
Monroe, LA 71201


Autism Center
1300 Hudson Lane, Ste. 9,
Monroe, LA 71201

  (318) 600-6640


Counseling Center
1401 N. 7th Street, Suite B
West Monroe, LA 71291


Autism Center
107 McMillan Road
West Monroe, LA 71291

  (318) 600-6640



Counseling Telehealth
  (318) 255-2922

Autism Center
9441 Stevens, Suite 150
Shreveport, LA 71106

  (318) 947-9000


Counseling Center
2102 Floyd Park Dr, Ste 2,
Ruston, LA 71270


Autism Center
206 E. Reynolds Dr, Ste C3,
Ruston, LA 71270

  (318) 600-6640

Pediatric Center
206 E. Reynolds Dr, Ste C3,
Ruston, LA 71270



Autism Center
4279 Front Street
Winnsboro, LA 71295




Autism Center
3036 Robert Street
Olla, LA 71465

  (318) 600-6640


Autism Center
201 Rue De Jean
Lafayette, LA 70508
  (337) 362-2500