Dr. Dorothy Lewis, MD

Dr. Dorothy Lewis, MD

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Female  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Dorothy Lewis, MD is a general surgery specialist in Hammond, LA and has been practicing for 23 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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Dr. Lewis' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Breast Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lewis treats Breast Diseases more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Lewis treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Abdominal Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lewis treats Abdominal Disorders more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Lewis treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lewis treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Lewis treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Lewis' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • 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 Diverticulum
  • 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
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • 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)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

"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."

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Education

1998
Charity Hospital Of Louisiana/ Lsu School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1996
University Of Michigan School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Charity Hospital Of Louisiana/ Lsu School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1991
Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Medical School
1987
Louisiana State University
Undergraduate School
1998
1996
1992
1991
1987

Dr. Lewis' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lewis

3.6

Based on 8 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Lewis is a very caring doctor. She took the time to answer all my questions and my families questions. I highly recommend her.
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Great doctor. Very caring and patient. Answered all my questions thoroughly and so that I could understand them.
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Locations

North Oaks Surgical Associates

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
American Lifecare
Amerihealth
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
ChoiceCare Network
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
Gilsbar 360
Humana
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Medicaid
MultiPlan
Peoples Health
Choices 65 #14 for Metro New Orleans Area HMO
Choices 65 #14 for St. Tammany Parish
Choices Platinum #009 HMO
Choices Select HMO
Group Medicare for Office of Group Benefits HMO-POS
Group Medicare HMO-POS
Secure Health HMO-SNP
PHCS
PPO Plus
United Healthcare Community Plan
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Vantage Health Plan
AAA0 Vantage ZERO -Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
AAA1 Value Plan - Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
AAA3 Premium Plan -Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
AAA4 Traditional Plus Plan - Medicare Advantage HMO
AAA6 Vantage Capitol Plan - Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
AAA7 Community Care-Plus Plan - Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
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