Dr. Antonio R. Pizarro, MD

Dr. Antonio R. Pizarro, MD

Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery | Male | 45 years old

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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.Read more

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Dr. Pizarro's practice is focused on providing the specialized care women deserve by relying on careful communication, thorough evaluation and...Read more

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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.

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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.

Dr. Pizarro's Care Philosophy

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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Services and Treatments

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. Call for an appointment today 318-221-0021.

Urogynecology: 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 withpelvic prolapse and urinary incontinence.

Board-Certified Expertise

  • Mesh-Free Robotic Prolapse Repair

  • In-Office Urodynamics

  • In-Office Cystoscopic Bladder Exams

  • Urinary Incontinence

  • Overactive Bladder

  • Urgent PC Neuromodulation

  • Surgical and Nonsurgical Treatments

Gynecology: Dr. Pizarro provides patient-centered surgical and nonsurgical women's health care. Same-day appointments are often available. Call today for an appointment.

Specializing In

  •  Abnormal Uterine Bleeding  

  •  Robotic Surgery for Women's Health Since 2005 

  •  In-Office Her Option Endometrial Ablation 

  •  Hysterectomy

  •  Well-Woman Visits

  •  Abnormal Pap

  •  Hysteroscopy

  •  Permanent and Reversible Contraception

  •  Uterine Fibroids

Dr. Pizarro says...

Dr. Pizarro's practice is focused on providing the specialized care women deserve by relying on careful communication, thorough evaluation and advanced techniques. 

  • Board Certified, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.

  • Fellowship: Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, Arizona. Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, 2001-2004.

  • Internship and Residency: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, 1997-2001.

  • Medical Doctor Degree: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, 1997.

Board-Certified Expertise

  • Robotic surgery for women's health since 2005

    • Hysterectomy.

    • Mesh-free robotic colpopexy for pelvic prolapse.

  • In-Office Endometrial Ablation For Heavy Periods

  • In-Office Cystoscopic Bladder Exams

  • In-Office Urodynamic Bladder Evaluation

  • Urinary Incontinence Surgery

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.

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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  •  Board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Gynecologic Disorders
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Support Problems
  • Postmenopausal Bleeding
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse

Education

  • Medical School
    Lsu Med Center Shreveport

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Lsu Med Health Sciences Center

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    Lsu Med Health Sciences Center

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mayo Clinic Scottsdale

    Completed in 2004

  • Undergraduate School
    Centenary College Of Louisiana

    Graduated in 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Colpopexy
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Her Option® Cryoablation Therapy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy, Robotic-Assisted
  • Hysteroscopy
  • In-Office Endometrial Ablation
  • In-Office Urodynamic Testing
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Neuromodulation
  • NovaSure® Ablation
  • Oophorectomy
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Urethral Sling
  • Urinary Incontinence Surgery
  • Urogynecologic Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Uterine Prolapse Surgery
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vaginal Reconstructive Surgery
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

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