Dr. Kevin C. Marler, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 51

8001 Youree Dr Suite 840
Shreveport, LA 71115
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Dr. Marler's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Willis Knighton Medical Center
2600 Greenwood Road
Shreveport, LA 71103
CHRISTUS Health Shreveport - Bossier
One Saint Mary Place
Shreveport, LA 71101

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Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Marler

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Kevin C Marler MD
Kevin C Marler MD
8001 Youree Dr Suite 840
Shreveport, LA 71115
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    Dr. Marler's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2004
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
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    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • 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
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Marler

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • 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

    University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Graduated in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Illinois
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Marler & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Marler's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Marler has admitting privileges:

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    • Willis Knighton Medical Center

    • CHRISTUS Health Shreveport - Bossier

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Marler

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Marler to family and friends

    15 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
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    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 14 responses
    longer than
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    Experience with Dr. Marler
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    15 responses
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    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    15 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    15 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Marler accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Choice Health
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • GEHA
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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    Office Locations

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    Kevin C Marler MD
    8001 Youree Dr Suite 840
    Shreveport, LA 71115
    (318) 795-9100 (Office)
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