Dr. Christopher LaGraize, MD

Dr. Christopher LaGraize, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Christopher LaGraize, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1995 and specializes in vascular surgery.Read his story

129 Rue Louis XIV

Lafayette, LA 70508

Contact Information

(337) 289-9700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthFirst
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Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
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more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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more than 99% of peers

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Dr. LaGraize's bio

This content was provided by Dr. LaGraize "Dr. Christopher LaGraize was born and raised in New Orleans Louisiana. After receiving his undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1990, he attended Louisiana State University Medical School, where he received his medical degree in 1995. Dr. La Graize completed his surgical internship at the University of Colorado Health Science Center and his General Surgery residency at St. Barnabas Health System in New Jersey in 2000. Dr. LaGraize's education continued at the North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System in New York, where he completed his Vascular Surgery fellowship in 2002. Since then, he has been a practicing vascular surgeon in Lafayette, Louisiana. Dr. LaGraize is a fellow of the American College of Surgery and a member of the Society of Vascular Surgery, the Gulf Coast Vascular Society, the Louisiana State Medical Society, and the Lafayette Parish Medical Society. Dr. LaGraize has extensive experience in the treatment of a wide variety of vascular conditions, including carotid artery disease, abdominal aortic aneurysms, and peripheral arterial disease. As southwest Louisiana's best-trained and most experienced physician in varicose vein treatment, Dr. LaGraize specializes in vein disorders and varicose veins. In fellowship, his program was one of the first in the country to use the Venous Closure technique. Dr. LaGraize brings his experience in minimally invasive vein surgery, microphlebectomy, endovenous laser ablation and ClosureFast™ Procedure to Vein Center of Louisiana. Recently, Dr. LaGraize was first in Louisiana to offer the VenaSeal™ procedure to his patients. Dr. LaGraize and his wife, Lafayette native, Dr. Tami Tauzin LaGraize, have three beautiful children."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. LaGraize "I believe the key to excellent vascular care is making the right diagnosis, educating patients about vascular disease, and offering the best treatment options. We care about what is best for our patients."

1  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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25  Procedures

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  • University of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • St Barnabas Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Northshore Long Island Jewish Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Awesome doctor, treats his patients with care. Explain things to you and your needed care easy to understand. His staff is great also.
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