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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 39

1270 Attakapas Dr Ste 101
Opelousas, LA 70570
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Dr. Amy's Experience

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Dr. Amy's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Opelousas General Health System
539 E Prudhomme St
Opelousas, LA 70570

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
1270 Attakapas Dr Ste 101
Opelousas, LA 70570
Surgical Associate Opelousas
Surgical Associate Opelousas
703 E Prudhomme St
Opelousas, LA 70570
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    Dr. Amy's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Colectomy
    • Cystectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast 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 (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • 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)
    • Skin Grafts
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Splenectomy
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    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Secondary Malignancies
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    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Amy

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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

    Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport
    Graduated in 2003

    Internship Hospital

    Lsu Med Health Sciences Center
    Complete in 2004

    Residency Hospital

    Lsu Med Health Sciences Center
    Complete in 2008
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Amy & Staff

    • English
    • French
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    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. Amy's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Opelousas General Health System where Dr. Amy has admitting privileges:

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Amy

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
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    5 out of 5

    Dr. Amy's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    3 responses

    Experience with Dr. Amy

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    Is Dr. Amy accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    1270 Attakapas Dr Ste 101
    Opelousas, LA 70570
    (337) 942-7192 (Office)
    B
    Surgical Associate Opelousas
    703 E Prudhomme St
    Opelousas, LA 70570
    (337) 942-7192 (Office)
    C
    1130 Louisiana Ave
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    (318) 678-4101 (Office)
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