Dr. Luis R. Espinoza, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Male • Age 71

200 W Esplanade Ave Suite 205
Kenner, LA 70065
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Dr. Espinoza's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner
180 West Esplanade Avenue
Kenner, LA 70065
Thibodaux Regional Medical Center
602 North Acadia Road
Thibodaux, LA 70301

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Espinoza

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    Dr. Espinoza's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology
    • Diagnostic Laboratory & Dermatologic Immunology

    Board Certifications

    • Allergy & Immunology, 1975
    • Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology, 1986
    • Internal Medicine, 1973
    • Rheumatology, 1974
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injections
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Arthritis
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Gout
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleroderma
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    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Systemic Vasculitis
    • Takayasu's Arteritis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Espinoza

    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

    Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Facultad De Medicina Alberto Hurtado
    Graduated in 1969

    Internship Hospital

    Jersey City Med Center
    Complete in 1970

    Residency Hospital

    Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Complete in 1972
    McGill University
    Complete in 1974
    Washington University
    Complete in 1973

    Fellowship Hospital

    Rockefeller University
    Complete in 1976
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Espinoza & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  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. Espinoza'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 4 hospitals where Dr. Espinoza has admitting privileges:

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    • Interim LSU Hospital

    • Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner

    • Thibodaux Regional Medical Center

    • Touro Infirmary

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Espinoza

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Espinoza to family and friends

    15 responses
    below
    national average

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

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Espinoza accepting new patients?

    If you are a new patient, please check with Dr. Espinoza before scheduling an appointment.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medica
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
    • WellCare
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    Office Locations

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    LSU Healthcare Network Multi-Specialty Clinic
    Kenner
    200 W Esplanade Ave Suite 205
    Kenner, LA 70065
    (504) 412-1705 (Office)
    (504) 412-1702 (Fax)
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    2820 Napoleon Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504) 412-1700 (Office)
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    LSU Health Science Center
    3700 Saint Charles Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504) 412-1100 (Office)
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