Dr. Eric Lonseth, MD

Dr. Eric Lonseth, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Eric Lonseth, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Tulane University Of Louisiana in 2002 and specializes in pain medicine.

720 Veterans Blvd # 200

Metairie, LA 70005

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Lonseth'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. Lonseth "I dedicate myself to helping those with pain improve their quality of life by eliminating pain. Controlling pain is important to our physical and mental health. We make the experience of pain relief as fast and as professional as possible. I use the lastest technique to relieve pain so my patients can get back to what they love most in life."

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

43  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Tulane Univesity Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of California, San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Tulane University School Of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lonseth has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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Dr. Lonseth's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lonseth to family and friends
41 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

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Dr. Lonseth'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

Patient Comments (7)

My doctors at Tulane Hospital highly recommended and referred me to Dr Lonseth. As a new patient he took time to get to know me as a person and not just a patient. He gave me my treatment options and I felt that he was honest, not pushy and very experienced at his speciality. I went forward with...more
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I have been a patient of Dr Lonseth's for years...I simply adore him. He really takes time to understand that I have various spine issues due to a bad fall I had years ago. I know he is very knowledgeable has has helped with a variety of minimally invasive procedures that have given me long-term...more
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I agree that ever since he has moved the wait time has increased tremendously to 2 hours on a good day! When they forget to follow thru on what they say they will do,the staff gets irritated and blames patients for their mistakes. In addition, any mistake they make warrants a new appointment to...more
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Ever Since Dr. Lonseth Has Moved His Office To Teuton St. The Staff He Has Now Does Not Have A Clue Of What They Are Doing. Have Been Waiting For 16 Days For My Refill That His New N.P. Said She Was Calling In The Day I Went For Appt. Have Been Calling About This, And No One Knows What Is Going On....more
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I like Dr. Lonseth and feel he's been good with treating my daughter's chronic back pain. However, his office staff is AWFUL. They never return calls. They charge co-pays even though my daughter has met her annual out-of-pocket maximum and now I'll likely have to file a grievance with my insurance...more
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