Dr. Emery Minnard, MD

Dr. Emery Minnard, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Emery Minnard, MD is a general surgery specialist in Gretna, LA. He graduated from Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in general surgery.

120 Meadowcrest St Ste 450

Gretna, LA 70056

Contact Information

(504) 391-7660

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
very high
more than 93% of peers
Breast Lump
more than 85% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

42  Conditions Treated


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46  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • 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
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • 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.

2 Sanctions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (9/25/2001)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Dr. Emery August Minnard, Lic #MD-045906-L


    The physician was disciplined by the New York and Louisiana medical boards for a conviction of mail fraud.


    Voluntary surrender of license

    State: Pennsylvania
  • Conviction relating to fraud (4/25/2000)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Dr. Emery August Minnard, Lic #200026


    The physician did not contest the charges of having been disciplined by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners and having been convicted of conspiracy to commit mail fraud.


    License surrendered

    State: New York
1 Board Action
  • License Reactivation (8/10/2005)
    Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
    Summary: Dr Emery August Minnard; License # 012291R

    Nature of Complaint:

    The Physician is seeking reinstatement at this time.

    Action Taken:

    The Board has reinstated the Physician's license to full and unrestricted status.

    State: Louisiana


  • Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Hubbard Hospital Meharry Med College
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hubbard Hospital Meharry Med College
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Meml Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Minnard has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Minnard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Minnard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Minnard to family and friends
8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Minnard's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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