Dr. Catherine Baucom, MD

Dr. Catherine Baucom, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Female  |  
43 y/o
(9)

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Dr. Catherine Baucom, MD is a general surgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Tulane University of Louisiana in 2006 and specializes in general surgery.Read her story

Elliott Mastology Center

17050 Medical Center Dr Ste 400

Baton Rouge, LA 70816
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Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Lump
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Benign Tumor
high
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. Baucom's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Baucom "Dr. Baucom is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She completed her MD and PhD at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. She completed her intern year of general surgery at the University of Mississippi in Jackson, MS. She returned to Tulane University School of Medicine to complete her general surgery residency. She is a surgical breast oncologist who specializes in overall woman’s health with an emphasis on breast care. She works with Dr. Robert Elliott at the Elliott, Barnett, Head Breast Cancer Research & Treatment Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This center is a comprehensive breast center that uses the latest diagnostic technology in breast health and cancer screening. Every woman knows the result of her mammogram before leaving our office. We also offer individualized vaccines for certain types of cancers including breast, prostate, colon, lung, and ovarian. We are one of the few centers in Louisiana that use thermography as part of our breast cancer screening. We offer a unique, compassionate, individualized, and comprehensive approach to breast health and breast cancer screening."

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Baucom does not have any board certifications listed.

24

Conditions Treated

16

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Wound Repair

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

  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Baucom has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Baucom has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge

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Hospital Quality

2016 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Gastrointestinal Bleed

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Dr. Baucom's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baucom to family and friends
3.8
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Baucom's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

DR. CATHERINE BAUCOM PERFORMED A DOUBLE MASTECTOMY ON ME SEPTEMBER 28, 2016. I AM HONORED TO RATE HER PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AS WELL AS HER PERSONAL CHARACTER WITH FIVE STARS. I OWE MY EXCELLENT CANCER FREE HEALTH TODAY TO DR. BAUCOM'S BRILLIANT AND DELICATE SURGERY AND HER COMPASSIONATE PREPARATION...more
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Hi Patsy, thank you for the positive feedback. It's always nice to see our commitment to quality and care in action.

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Dr. Baucom is a brilliant doctor with great confidence and a wonderful bedside manner. She takes time with you and is thorough in explaining everything in a way that you can understand. She is very skilled at what she does and I am very happy with the results. I would recommend her to all my family...more
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