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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 60

7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 206
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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Hospital Quality

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Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
5000 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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Accepting new patients?

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Baton Rouge Colon Rectal Asscts
Baton Rouge Colon Rectal Asscts
7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 206
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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    Dr. Byrd's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • 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 and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
    2
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcerative Colitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Byrd

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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

    Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School of Medicine
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    Lsumc

    Residency Hospital

    Lsumc

    Fellowship Hospital

    Shumpert
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Byrd & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Byrd's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center

    • Baton Rouge General Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Byrd

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.7
    • 15 Star Ratings
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    4.7 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Byrd to family and friends

    4.7 out of 5

    15 responses

    Dr. Byrd's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.8 out of 5

    15 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    15 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    15 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    13 responses

    Experience with Dr. Byrd

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.7 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.8 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.9 out of 5

    14 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.9 out of 5

    15 responses

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    Baton Rouge Colon Rectal Asscts
    7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 206
    Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    (225) 767-8997 (Office)
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