Dr. Dorothy Lewis, MD

Dr. Dorothy Lewis, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Dorothy Lewis, MD is a general surgery specialist in Hammond, LA and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans in 1991 and specializes in general surgery.

15770 Paul Vega MD Dr Ste 108B

Hammond, LA 70403

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Gilsbar 360
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 93% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Lewis's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lewis ""I really take pride in, and am often humbled by, the feeling of having bettered someone's life. Helping people is what I live for and I'm very thankful for the chance to do so.""

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Lewis does not have any board certifications listed.

66  Conditions Treated

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65  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • 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
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Charity Hospital of Louisiana/ LSU School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Charity Hospital of Louisiana/ LSU School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Michigan School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lewis has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Lewis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lewis' Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lewis to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Lewis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Great doctor. Very caring and patient. Answered all my questions thoroughly and so that I could understand them.
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