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Dr. David Rau, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Rau

Bayou Surgical Specialists LLC

5619 Highway 311 Ste A Houma, LA 70360

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Dr. David Rau, MD is a general surgery specialist in Houma, LA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 1984 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.


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(985) 868-2273

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Coventry Health Care
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Gold Choice PFFS
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Medicaid
MultiPlan
PHCS
PPO Plus
Tricare
Standard
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Dr. Rau's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rau treats Abdominal Disorders more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Rau treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rau treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Rau treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rau performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Rau performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Rau's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal 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 and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Obesity
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Grafts
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Rau, MD is a general surgery specialist in Houma, LA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 1984 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology

Education

1989
LSU Medical Center of New Orleans
Residency Hospital
1985
LSU Medical Center of New Orleans
Internship Hospital
1984
La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Medical School
1979
Nicholls State University
Undergraduate School
1989
1985
1984
1979

Dr. Rau's Reviews

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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.
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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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Bayou Surgical Specialists LLC

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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 2:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Surgical Weight Management Associates

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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 2:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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