Dr. Keith Chung, MD

Dr. Keith Chung, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(5)
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Dr. Keith Chung, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Lake Charles, LA. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

4150 Nelson Rd Ste B6

Lake Charles, LA 70605

Contact Information

(337) 433-1303

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Obesity
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 77% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
30

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Obesity
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
44

Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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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

  • Emory Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chung has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chung's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chung to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Chung's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (2)

in Lake Charles, LA |
I cannot speak highly enough about Dr.Chung. My experience was not bariatric but emergency life saving surgery. His experience and expertise enabled him to operate via laparoscopy instead of traditional open methods. My recovery was so much easier. His confidence is comforting, his demeanor is...more
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Friendly. Precise. No complications and very quick recovery.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chung accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Chung has admitting privileges

Lake Area Medical Center
4200 Nelson Rd
Lake Charles, LA 70605
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