Dr. Catherine Baucom, MD

Dr. Catherine Baucom, MD

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

Accepting new patients

Dr. Catherine Baucom, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Baton Rouge, LA. She is 43 years old and has been practicing for 11 years. Dr. Baucom is affiliated with Lafayette General Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge.

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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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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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Baucom does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Constipation
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
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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

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

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)
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)
in Thibodaux, LA |
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 AND POST SURGERY CARE. HER GENIUS AND HANDS ON CARE ZOOM FAR BEYOND A FIVE STAR RATING. THANK YOU, DR. CATHERINE BAUCOM, FOR YOUR GIFT OF LIFE.
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 and friends. She will take great care of you all the way through the process.
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Dr. Baucom accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Baucom has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge
17000 Medical Center Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
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Lafayette General Medical Center
1214 Coolidge Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70503
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