Dr. Carlos Choucino, MD

Dr. Carlos Choucino, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Carlos Choucino, MD is an infectious disease specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from U Natl Mayor De San Marcos in 1986 and specializes in infectious disease medicine and internal medicine.Read his story

1000 Walters St

Lake Charles, LA 70607

Contact Information

(337) 480-8153

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Choucino's Experience

Dr. Choucino's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Board certified in Infectious Disease
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found

Dr. Choucino's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Choucino "Originally from Peru, graduated as a MD on 1986 moving to the USA on 1990. Have been practicing in Lake Charles since completing a Clinical Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt University in 1995. Fluent in English/Spanish"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Choucino "To provide information and advice to help patients be in control of their disease.

Above all be compassionate and understanding."



  • Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • AIDS
  • Chronic Infections
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hepatitis
  • Immune Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Surgical Infections

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.

1 Board Action
  • Noncompliance with a Professional Rule (1/12/2017)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Louisiana


  • U Natl Mayor De San Marcos
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • St Johns Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • St Johns Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Vanderbilt University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Choucino's Performance

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Average wait time
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Choucino accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Choucino has admitting privileges

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
1701 Oak Park Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70601
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West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital
701 Cypress St
Sulphur, LA 70663
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