Dr. Steven Guarisco, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male

1000 Ochsner Blvd
Covington, LA 70433
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Dr. Guarisco's Experience

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Dr. Guarisco's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Guarisco Performs

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
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Hospital Quality

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Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
St. Tammany Parish Hospital
1202 South Tyler Street
Covington, LA 70433

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
1000 Ochsner Blvd
Covington, LA 70433
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    Dr. Guarisco's Experience

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Liver Biopsy
    2
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
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    • Hepatitis C
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Malnutrition
    • Pancreatitis
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    Duke University Medical Center

    Residency Hospital

    Duke University Medical Center

    Fellowship Hospital

    Duke University Medical Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Guarisco & 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. Guarisco'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 3 hospitals where Dr. Guarisco has admitting privileges:

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    • Ochsner Medical Center

    • St. Tammany Parish Hospital

    • Slidell Memorial Hospital

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Guarisco accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    1000 Ochsner Blvd
    Covington, LA 70433
    (985) 875-2828 (Office)
    (985) 875-2788 (Fax)
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