Dr. Brian Kann, MD

Dr. Brian Kann, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
46 y/o
(7)

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Dr. Brian Kann, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Raceland, LA and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.Read his story

Ochsner Specialty Health Center - Raceland

4608 Highway 1

Raceland, LA 70394
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

Learn about Dr. Kann

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kann performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Constipation
very high
more than 98% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Kann's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Kann's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kann "Dr. Kann received a Doctor of Medicine degree from Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA. He completed a General Surgery Residency at Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center in Camden, NJ followed by a Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency at Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Kann is a member of the following professional organizations: American College of Surgeons, American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons and the Association of Program Directors for Colon & Rectal Surgery. "

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

20  Procedures

  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Hahnemann University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Umdnj Rwjms
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Ochsner Foundation Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kann has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kann's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kann to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

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4.7
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Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Kann's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr.Kann is the best doctor I have ever had. I came to him with some very serious health issues caused by another hospital and he took me in under his wing and nursed me back to good health. He explains everything to me throughly even drawing pictures to help me understand what is going on. He is...more
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