Dr. Antonio Pizarro, MD

Dr. Antonio Pizarro, MD

Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(23)
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Dr. Antonio Pizarro, MD is an urogynecology & reconstructive pelvic surgery doctor who practices in Shreveport, LA. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Read his story

8001 Youree Dr Ste 370

Shreveport, LA 71115

Contact Information

(318) 221-0021

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Humana
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 2 More

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Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
very high
more than 94% of peers
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
high
more than 89% of peers
Vaginal Surgery
high
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Pizarro's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pizarro "Dr. Pizarro's practice is focused on providing the specialized care women deserve by relying on careful communication, thorough evaluation and advanced techniques. Dr. Pizarro is one of the first specialists in the world to have gained Board Certification in both Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology) and Gynecologic Surgery by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology. He is the only such specialist in the Ark-LA-Tex. His practice is dedicated to the care of women--from well woman exams to management of special and complex conditions. Dr. Pizarro has called Shreveport his home since 1983. He is licensed to practice medicine and surgery in Louisiana and is in good standing. He studied for eight years at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport to complete medical school and residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology. For the following three years Dr. Pizarro received Fellowship training in Urogynecology, Robotics and Pelvic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona. There he gained experience in conservative and surgical management of urinary incontinence, advanced gynecologic laparoscopy and robotics, management of complex gynecologic conditions, and female pelvic reconstruction. Dr. Pizarro has specialized training and extensive experience in laparoscopic-robotic hysterectomy, in-office endometrial ablation for heavy periods, repair of pelvic relaxation, mesh-free robotic colpopexy, surgical and conservative management for urinary incontinence, and other complex surgical conditions in women's health. Dr. Pizarro is fluent in English and Spanish. Dr. Pizarro specializes in diagnostic, conservative and surgical care for women facing conditions from heavy periods to pelvic prolapse to urinary incontinence. You can also schedule your well-woman exam with us. With a focus on surgical gynecology, fellowship training at Mayo Clinic Arizona, and years of dedication to advanced techniques, Dr. Pizarro can help you get the surgical care you deserve. If you are faced with the need for gynecologic surgery, call today for an evaluation. Mayo Clinic-trained and one of the first in the world to be Board-Certified in both gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology), Dr. Pizarro offers specialized care for women with pelvic prolapse and urinary incontinence. Call for an appointment today. Referrals are not needed and same-day appointments can often be made."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pizarro "As one of the world's first specialists to be Board-Certified in both Urogynecology & Gynecology, my goal is to provide patient-centered, professional & compassionate care in Women's Health. I have the privilege & duty to provide specialized care for patients with unique & very personal medical conditions. I specialize in surgery for pelvic prolapse, treatment of urinary incontinence, urodynamic evaluation and Her Option in-office endometrial ablation for heavy periods. I have offered robotic hysterectomy & mesh-free robotic repair of pelvic prolapse since 2005. Visit www.pizarromd.com to learn more."
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Specialties

  • Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Anterior Vaginal Wall Prolapse
  • Apical Vaginal Prolapse
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Gynecologic Disorders
  • Leiomyoma
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Support Problems
  • Posterior Vaginal Wall Prolapse
  • Postmenopausal Bleeding
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vulvar Cancer
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Procedures

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colpopexy
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Her Option® Cryoablation Therapy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy, Robotic-Assisted
  • Hysteroscopy
  • In-Office Endometrial Ablation
  • In-Office Urodynamic Testing
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Neuromodulation
  • NovaSure® Ablation
  • Oophorectomy
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pubovaginal Sling
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Urethral Sling
  • Urinary Incontinence Surgery
  • Urogynecologic Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Uterine Prolapse Surgery
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vaginoplasty
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • Centenary College Of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Lsu Med Center Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Lsu Med Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Lsu Med Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Mayo Clinic Scottsdale
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pizarro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pizarro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pizarro to family and friends
4.7
based on 23 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Pizarro Says:

Thanks for rating Dr. Pizarro "above average" on Healthgrades! Your satisfaction is very important to Dr. Pizarro. Read the comments of some of Dr. Pizarro's many very happy patients at www.pizarromd.com. Dr. Pizarro is one of the country's first Board-Certified Specialists in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology). Visit pizarromd.com to learn more.

Dr. Pizarro's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Quinlan, TX |
Dr.Pizzaro was warm and friendly. He took his time with me explained my treatment options. I was fearful and anxious. He reassured me and referred me to a physical therapist. I plan to use him from now on and will refer him to friends and family. He is an excellent doctor!
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Dr. Pizarro accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group

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Hospitals where Dr. Pizarro has admitting privileges

CHRISTUS Health Shreveport - Bossier
1 Saint Mary Pl
Shreveport, LA 71101
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Willis-Knighton Medical Center
2600 Greenwood Rd
Shreveport, LA 71103
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