Dr. Charlie Bridges, MD

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Urology

Dr. Charlie Bridges, MD is a Urology Specialist in Independence, LA and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bridges has extensive experience in Urinary Conditions and Male Reproductive Disorders & Procedures. He graduated from University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 1978. He is affiliated with medical facilities Lallie Kemp Medical Center and Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Charlie Bridges, MD

Lallie Kemp Regional Medical Center

52579 Highway 51 S Independence, LA 70443
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(985) 878-9421
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Bridges

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Bridges treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Bridges treats other conditions, please contact the office at (985) 878-9421.

Urinary Conditions

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Dr. Bridges is experienced in the area of Urinary Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Bridges
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Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Polyuria
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Urinary Incontinence
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Male Reproductive Disorders & Procedures

Male genitalia disorders include erectile dysfunction, priapism, peyronie's disease, and balanitis and can cause pain, loss of sexual function, or infertility.Compare with other Male Reproductive Disorders & Procedures specialists.

Dr. Bridges is experienced in the area of Male Reproductive Disorders & Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 25 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Bridges
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Balanoposthitis
Prostatitis
Epididymitis
Spermatocele
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Urinary Calculi & Removal

Urologists or nephrologists diagnose and treat kidney stones, small pieces of hard, crystallized material that form in the kidney and typically pass naturally, but may require shock wave therapy, a catheter procedure, or surgery.Compare with other Urinary Calculi & Removal specialists.

Dr. Bridges is experienced in the area of Urinary Calculi & Removal. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Bridges
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Urinary Stones
Kidney Stones
Lithotripsy
Ureteral Stones
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Dr. Bridges' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Balanitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Exstrophy Repair
  • Bladder Function Test
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Scan
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Chordee
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Prostatitis
  • Circumcision
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Epididymitis
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • HIV Screening
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypospadias
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Male Infertility
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Orchitis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Paraphimosis
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Phimosis
  • Polyuria
  • Priapism
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Stones
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Prostatitis
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Spermatocele
  • STD Screening
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Varicocele
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Wound Repair
  • Yeast Infections

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Dr. Bridges' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bridges

4.5

Based on 11 ratings

5 Star
73%
73%
4 Star
18%
18%
3 Star
0%
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2 Star
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1 Star
9%
9%

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With Dr. Bridges almost 20 years. Great Doctor and caring man and also knowledgeable on treatments and medicines.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Dr. Bridges was very personable, and the environment was homely. He listens attentively to patients. I fully trust his medical decisions and diagnoses.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
12 people found this helpful
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Aug 20, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Charlie Bridges, MD is a Urology Specialist in Independence, LA and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bridges has extensive...Read more

Specialties

  • Urology

Education

1983
Madigan Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1979
Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1978
University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Frequently Asked Questions

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Does Dr. Charlie Bridges, MD accept new patients?

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Charlie Bridges, MD on Healthgrades. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Bridges's profile.

What are Dr. Charlie Bridges, MD's top areas of expertise?

Dr. Bridges specializes in Urinary Conditions, Male Reproductive Disorders & Procedures, and Urinary Calculi & Removal. See more on Healthgrades.

What conditions does Dr. Charlie Bridges, MD treat?

Dr. Bridges frequently treats the following conditions: Enlarged Prostate (BPH), Polyuria, and Nighttime Urination (Nocturia). See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Charlie Bridges, MD's office address?

Dr. Bridges' office is located at 52579 Highway 51 S, Independence, LA 70443. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages is Dr. Charlie Bridges, MD fluent in?

Dr. Bridges is able to speak Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Is Dr. Charlie Bridges, MD able to provide telehealth services?

Dr. Bridges provides telehealth services. Please contact the office to determine whether you are eligible.

Is Dr. Charlie Bridges, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Charlie Bridges, MD is affiliated with Lallie Kemp Medical Center and Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center.

How much experience does Dr. Charlie Bridges, MD have?

Dr. Bridges has over 44 years of healthcare experience.

Locations

Lallie Kemp Regional Medical Center

Lallie Kemp Regional Medical Center52579 Highway 51 S Independence, LA 70443
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Bridges is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Lallie Kemp Medical Center

Independence, LA

82% Patients that would definitely recommend, 12% higher than the national average

Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center

Baton Rouge, LA

74% Patients that would definitely recommend, 4% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received