Dr. David Beck, MD

Dr. David Beck, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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65 y/o
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Dr. David Beck, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery.Read his story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization
  • Medicaid

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Dr. Beck's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beck treats Anal Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Beck treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Colon and Rectal Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beck performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Beck performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beck treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Beck treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Beck's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Beck researches colorectal diseases, has authored and edited seven medical textbooks and has published over 250 scientific articles. He is listed in Who's Who, Best Doctors in America, Good Housekeeping's Top Cancer Doctors for Women, and Best...

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center
    Residency Hospital
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 1979
    University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1979

Languages

  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

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THIS DOCTOR DAVID BECK, IS TRULY "THE BEST" GUT AND BUTT" DOCTOR IN THE ENTIRE NATION! I FIRST HEARD ABOUT HIM FROM ONE OF HIS PATIENTS THAT OVERHEARD MY GASTROPARESIS STORY. IT WAS CAUSED BY A "SIMPLE" ACID REFLUX SURGERY, FROM ANOTHER DOCTOR. THIS PATIENT TOLD ME HE HAD "9" SURGERIES FOR...Read More
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I have been seeing Dr. Beck since 2009 and would highly recommend him. He has performed several surgeries on me and would not allow anyone else to do my rectum or colon surgeries. He is straight forward and let's you know what to expect up front. I currently have a stoma and if I have any questions...Read More
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Where do I start, I walked in basically at the end of my rope battling Ulcerative Colitis, he did a total remove of my colon formed a J pouch & besides getting an infection shorty after going home, I've been going strong 13 years later no complaints or complications. I would highly recommend...Read More
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Dr. Beck did not explain anything. I was told it was a laproscopic surgery and he said there would be a two inch incision. I awoke to over six inch incision and no explanation. He told me I should be happy. There were no complications that altered the surgery. he never planned to do small...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna Test POS
Aetna Test PPO
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
Cigna
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test
National Healthcare Alliance
National Preferred Provider Network
PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

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