Dr. David Rau, MD
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General Surgery | Male

Bayou Surgical 5619 Highway 311 Ste A Houma, LA 70360 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. David Rau, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Houma, LA. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Rau is affiliated with Terrebonne General Medical Center and Physicians Medical Center of Houma.

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Dr. Rau's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Houma, LA |
Dr. David is my doctor and has been since 2012, and he has set the bar for doctors in my humble opinion. I trust him with my life and the life of my friends, and always will. His bed side manor is kind, professional, and natural. He's honest, up front and delivers the worst of news with the best intentions and professionalism, leaving no needed rock unturned. He's my friend.
in Houma, LA |
I had to have emergency surgery 2 times in the past 3 years. I have been extremely satisfied with their professionalism, office staff, and caring and concern shown to myself and my family. I have had no post op problems, promptly came when consulted, explained in detailed problems he found.
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  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    Lsu Medical Center Of New Orleans

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Lsu Medical Center Of New Orleans

    Completed in 1989

  • Undergraduate School
    Nicholls State University

    Graduated in 1979

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • 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)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair