Dr. Donald P. Schwab Jr., MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 44

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

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Hospital Quality

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Terrebonne General Medical Center
8166 Main Street
Houma, LA 70360
Physicians Medical Center
218 Corporate Drive
Houma, LA 70360

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Accepting new patients?

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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
    • Bariatric Surgery
    • Breast Surgery
    • Breast Surgical Oncology
    • Colon & Rectal 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
    • 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)
    • Esophagogastroscopy
    • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
    • Excision of Lipomas
    • Excision of Neck Mass
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Cancer
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Small Cyst
    • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
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    • 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
    • Hemicolectomy
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Biopsy
    • Laparoscopic Colectomy
    • 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 & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Screening Colonoscopy
    • Sentinel Node Biopsy
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Stereotactic Biopsy
    • Surgical Biopsy
    • Temporal Artery Biopsy
    • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • 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 Hernia
    • Abscess
    • Acute Appendicitis
    • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anemia
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
    • Appendicitis
    • Appendix Cancer
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Breast Abscess
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
    • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
    • Cancer
    • Carcinoma
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Chronic Appendicitis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
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    • 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
    • Groin Hernia
    • 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
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
    • Pancreatic Abscess
    • Paraesophageal Hernia
    • Parathyroid Carcinoma
    • Pediatric Hernia
    • Perianal Abscess
    • Pericolic Abscess
    • Perirectal Abscess
    • 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
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Traumatic Hernia
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions 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
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Schwab Jr.'s Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Lady of the Sea General Hospital

    • Terrebonne General Medical Center

    • Physicians Medical Center

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