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Dr. Eric Rau, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 51

Dr. Rau

Bayou Surgical Specialists LLC

5619 Highway 311 Ste A Houma, LA 70360

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Dr. Eric Rau, MD is a general surgery specialist in Houma, LA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 1993 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.


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(985) 868-2273

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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Gold Choice PFFS
Gold Plus Choice PPO
Gold Plus HMO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
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Options PPO
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Dr. Rau's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rau treats Abdominal Disorders more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Rau treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rau treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Rau treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rau performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Rau performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Rau's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • 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)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparotomy
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mastectomy
  • Melanoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Obesity
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Eric Rau, MD is a general surgery specialist in Houma, LA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 1993 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

1998
Lsu Med Ctr & Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1994
Interim Lsu Public Hospital
Internship Hospital
1993
La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Medical School
Nicholls State University
Undergraduate School
1998
1994
1993

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Rau's Reviews

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I saw Dr Eric a few weeks ago he is so nice and easy to talk to. He was very knowledgeable and i felt at ease with knowing he would be doing my surgery.
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Knowledgeable and skilled Physician that understands how a person wants to be treated. Staff is some of the best in the area. You're in good hands with Dr. Eric!
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Bayou Surgical Specialists LLC

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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 2:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 2:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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