Dr. Joseph L. Prud'Homme, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 77

1015 E Idel St
Tyler, TX 75701
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East Texas Medical Center
1000 South Beckham Street
Tyler, TX 75701

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
1015 E Idel St
Tyler, TX 75701
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    Dr. Prud'Homme's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 1969
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    • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Colectomy
    • 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
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
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    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Prud'Homme

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • 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

    University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Graduated in 1962

    Internship Hospital

    St Joseph Hosp

    Residency Hospital

    Precept-Fed Prison Med Ctr
    U Tex-Bexar Co Hosp
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Prud'Homme & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Prud'Homme accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • GEHA
    • Golden Rule
    • HealthFirst
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Meritain Health
    • MultiPlan
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    • Mutual of Omaha
    • Principal Life
    • Tricare
    • UniCare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    1015 E Idel St
    Tyler, TX 75701
    (903) 592-8301 (Office)
    (903) 592-7646 (Fax)
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