Dr. Austin Thomas, MD

Dr. Austin Thomas, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 47

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Austin Thomas, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Thomas has more experience with Esophageal Disorders and Gastrointestinal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Thomas to book an appointment.


Locations

Ochsner Medical Center

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(504) 266-0058
Ochsner Medical Center1514 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans, LA 70121
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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Thomas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thomas

3.7

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Dr. Thomas accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Community Health Network
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Humana Veterans
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Healthcare Alliance
National Preferred Provider Network
PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
Special Needs Plan
Special Needs Plan SNP
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Thomas

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Thomas treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Thomas treats other conditions, please contact the office at (504) 842-4000.

Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 67% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Esophageal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Esophageal Diseases more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Esophageal Varices
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Esophageal Varices more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Reflux Esophagitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Reflux Esophagitis more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract, including Crohn's disease, ulcers, hernias, and food poisoning.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 27 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Stomach Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Stomach Diseases more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Abdominal Disorders more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

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Dr. Thomas' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pinworm
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Austin Thomas, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Thomas has more experience with Esophageal Disorders and Gastrointestinal...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans, LA
Fellowship Hospital
Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans, LA
Residency Hospital
Calicut Medical College, India
Internship Hospital
Calicut Medical School - Kerala, India
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)
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