Dr. Donald Falgoust, MD

Dr. Donald Falgoust, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Donald Falgoust, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Lake Charles, LA. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.

1980 Tybee St

Lake Charles, LA 70605

Contact Information

(337) 477-0963

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Falgoust performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 93% of peers
Herpetic Keratitis
very high
more than 91% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Falgoust "At Falgoust Eye Medical and Surgical, we work enthusiastically as a team to provide the highest quality patient eye care."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • LASIK
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Greater Baltimore Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Falgoust has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Falgoust's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Falgoust to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Falgoust'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

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Falgoust accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Falgoust has admitting privileges

CHRISTUS Saint Patrick Hospital
524 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr
Lake Charles, LA 70601
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