Dr. Walter J. Birdsall Jr., MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 62

Ochsner Health Center - Luling
1057 Paul Maillard Rd
Luling, LA 70070

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Dr. Birdsall Jr.'s Offices

Ochsner Health Center - Luling
Ochsner Health Center - Luling
1057 Paul Maillard Rd
Luling, LA 70070
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Dr. Birdsall Jr.'s Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner
180 W Esplanade Ave
Kenner, LA 70065
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1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121

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    Phone & Address

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    Is Dr. Birdsall Jr. accepting new patients?

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    Ochsner Health Center - Luling
    1057 Paul Maillard Rd
    Luling, LA 70070
    (504) 222-2717
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    (985) 785-3740 (Office)
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    • MultiPlan
    • National Healthcare Alliance
    • National Preferred Provider Network
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    • PPO Plus
    • Prime Health Services
    • Provider Networks of America
    • Three Rivers Provider Network
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • USA Managed Care Organization
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  2. Dr. Birdsall Jr.'s Experience

    Dr. Birdsall Jr.'s Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    Procedures Dr. Birdsall Jr. Performs

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    • Allergies
    • Anxiety
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Emphysema
    • Heart Disease
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Infectious Diseases
    • Injuries
    • Menopause
    • Obesity
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Pneumonia
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    Background Check for Dr. Birdsall Jr.

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    • 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

    Lsu School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    Lsu/Earl K. Long Hospital
    Complete in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    Lsu/Earl K. Long Hospital
    Complete in 1984
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Birdsall Jr. & Staff

    • English
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  3. Dr. Birdsall Jr.'s Hospital Quality

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    • Lady of the Sea General Hospital

    • Ochsner Medical Center

    • Saint Charles Parish Hospital

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

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    3.9
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    3.9 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Birdsall Jr. to family and friends

    3.9 out of 5

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    Dr. Birdsall Jr.'s Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    8 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    9 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.6 out of 5

    9 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Birdsall Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.2 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.4 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.9 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.1 out of 5

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