Dr. Scott Yerger, MD

Dr. Scott Yerger, MD

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Age 46
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Dr. Scott Yerger, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1999 and specializes in general surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

1448 S College Rd

Lafayette, LA 70503

Contact Information

(337) 233-5300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Yerger's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yerger treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Yerger treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Joint Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yerger treats Joint Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Yerger treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoarthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yerger treats Osteoarthritis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Yerger treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist

Dr. Yerger's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arm Surgery
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bunion
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Clavicle Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
De Quervain's Release
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Hernia
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Replacement With Robotic Assistance
Hip Resurfacing
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
MAKOplasty®
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Myelopathy
Neurostimulation
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Partial Shoulder Replacement
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spine Disorders
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Stress Fracture of Foot
Synovial Biopsy
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Sclerosis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Replacement

About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe in individualizing treatment with my patients. My goal is to improve their function and the quality of their lives. As a surgeon, I am continuously honing and updating my skills, and am only satisfied in delivering state of the art care for the best possible outcome.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2005
Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
2004
Lsu Med Health Sciences Center
Residency Hospital
2001
University Of South Alabama Med Center
Internship Hospital
1999
Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Medical School
1994
Lsu
Undergraduate School
2005
2004
2001
1999
1994

Awards

Dr. Yerger's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Yerger

4.9

Based on 90 reviews

5 Stars
96.66666666666667%
(87)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
1.1111111111111112%
(1)

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Have been completely satisfied with the care I received from Dr Yerger & his staff. Very professional & caring!!
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I was impressed with Dr ayerger and his complete staff the first day that I met them. I would absolutely recommend all of them !!!
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Extremely pleased with Dr Yerger and his entire staff. Felt very confident with his skill and care.
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If you are looking for the best doctor for your hip replacement surgery, look no further. I believe Dr. Yerger is the BEST! I am two weeks post op and walking with a cane already! I loved my experience at the hospital with the entire wonderful nursing staff. They were truly awesome! His NP...Read More
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I will certainly recommend Dr. Yerger to my family & friends.
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Aetna
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AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

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