Dr. Michel E. Heard Jr, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 64

113 Saint Thomas St Ste B
Lafayette, LA 70506
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The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana
2810 Ambassador Caffery Parkway
Lafayette, LA 70506

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Saint Thomas Clinic Inc
Saint Thomas Clinic Inc
113 Saint Thomas St Ste B
Lafayette, LA 70506
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    Dr. Heard Jr's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

    0 Sanctions

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    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans
    Graduated in 1976

    Internship Hospital

    John Peter Smith Hospital Jps Health Network

    Residency Hospital

    Ft Worth Affil Hosp

    Fellowship Hospital

    Dr Bunata
    Dr Riordan
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Heard 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. Heard Jr's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    Office Locations

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    Saint Thomas Clinic Inc
    113 Saint Thomas St Ste B
    Lafayette, LA 70506
    (337) 234-0898 (Office)
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