Dr. Donald P. Schwab Jr., MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 45

5619 Highway 311 # A
Houma, LA 70360
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Dr. Schwab Jr.'s Experience

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Lady of the Sea General Hospital
200 W 134th Pl
Cut Off, LA 70345
Physicians Medical Center
218 Corporate Dr
Houma, LA 70360

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Bayou Surgical
Bayou Surgical
5619 Highway 311 # A
Houma, LA 70360
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    Dr. Schwab Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Breast Surgical Oncology
    • Bariatric Surgery
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • Breast Surgery
    • Endocrine Surgery
    • Gastroenterological Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
    • Adjustable Gastric Banding
    • Appendectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy
    • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • CT-Guided Biopsy
    • Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair, Open
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Esophagogastroscopy
    • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Cyst
    • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
    • Excision of Lipoma
    • Excision of Neck Mass
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Cancer
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
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    • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastric Banding
    • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemicolectomy
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Biopsy
    • Laparoscopic Colectomy
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Lung Biopsy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mammotome® Breast Biopsy
    • Mastectomy
    • Muscle Biopsy
    • Nerve Biopsy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Partial Mastectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Port Removal
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Screening Colonoscopy
    • Sentinel Node Biopsy
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Stereotactic Biopsy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Surgical Biopsy
    • Temporal Artery Biopsy
    • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
    • Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy
    • Ultrasound-Guided Mammotome® Biopsy
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
    • X-Ray Guided Biopsy
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    • Abdominal Abscess
    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Hernia
    • Abscess
    • Acute Appendicitis
    • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anemia
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
    • Appendicitis
    • Appendix Cancer
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Breast Abscess
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
    • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
    • Cancer
    • Carcinoma
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    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Chronic Appendicitis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
    • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
    • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
    • Duodenal Cancer
    • Endocrine Cancer
    • Epidermoid Carcinoma
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Facial Skin Cancer
    • Follicular Adenocarcinoma
    • Gallstones
    • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
    • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
    • Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hiatal Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Cancer
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
    • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Abscess
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS)
    • Lung Abscess
    • Lung Cancer
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
    • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    • Myeloma
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
    • Obesity
    • Pancreatic Abscess
    • Parathyroid Carcinoma
    • Pediatric Hernia
    • Perianal Abscess
    • Pericolic Abscess
    • Perirectal Abscess
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Retroperitoneal Abscess
    • Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Skin Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer, Familial
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Traumatic Hernia
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Graduated in 1996

    Internship Hospital

    Lsu Charity
    Complete in 1997

    Residency Hospital

    Greenville Hospital
    Complete in 2002

    Undergraduate Schools

    Nicholls State University
    Graduated in 1992
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Schwab Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Schwab Jr.'s Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Terrebonne General Medical Center

    • Lady of the Sea General Hospital

    • Physicians Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwab Jr. to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Dr. Schwab Jr.'s Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.3 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Schwab Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Bayou Surgical
    5619 Highway 311 # A
    Houma, LA 70360
    (985) 868-2273 (Office)
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