Dr. Edgar Breaux III, MD

Dr. Edgar Breaux III, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(11)
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Dr. Edgar Breaux III, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1975 and specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology.

457 Heymann Blvd

Lafayette, LA 70503

Contact Information

(337) 237-5774

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gilsbar 360
  • Humana
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Breaux III "Specializing in general surgery and the surgical care of cancers of the skin, soft tissues, and abdominal, pelvic, and endocrine organs.

Compassionate, personal and expert surgical care"

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lumpectomy
  • 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)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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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

  • Lsu
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Lsu Med Ctr/Charity Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • MD Anderson Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Breaux III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Breaux III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Breaux III to family and friends
4.6
based on 11 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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  • 1
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Dr. Breaux III'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Broussard, LA
Very kind , patient, humble and spiritual man. Absolutely fabulous Dr. with years of experience. He preformed my Double Mastectomy ( radical left breast mastectomy) with confidence and worked absolutely flawlessly with my reconstruction Dr's. Thank you Dr E. Paul Breaux, God Bless you!
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in Lafayette, LA
Can't say enough about this awesome doctor. He is patient, kind, professional. understanding and is highly knowledgeable. He has the best bedside manner of any doctor I've known. The day after surgery when making rounds, he came to check on me, he stayed about 5 -6 minutes. The whole time he held...more
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in Lafayette, LA
I feel very blessed having Dr. Paul Breaux as one of my surgeons for my mastectomy. He was quite comforting and dealt with my situation on a very personal level. He worked closely with all my doctors to ensure the best outcome possible.Dr. Breaux's staff and office environment was also a welcome...more
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Very caring and worked exceptionally well wit my other doctors to ensure that I was appropriately taken care of!
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