Dr. Erik Lough, MD

Dr. Erik Lough, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
37 y/o
(33)

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Dr. Erik Lough, MD is a general surgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 5 years. He specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.Read his story

Capital Surgeons Group

505 W Louis Henna Blvd Ste 220

Austin, TX 78728
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Insurance Accepted

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Test
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan Test
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lough's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lough performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Lough performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lough performs Stomach Surgery more than 77% of his peers

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

Obesity
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lough treats Obesity more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Lough treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Lough's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Benign Tumor
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
Gastrotomy
Heartburn
Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Obesity
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Robotic-Assisted Revisional Bariatric Surgery
Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

I always try to treat a patient as if he or she is a member of my family. In fact I'll often say "If you were my sister..." or "If your were my uncle... this is what I would recommend we do for you"

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2013
    University Of Massachusetts Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital
    2013
  • 2012
    Charleston Area Med Ctr WVU
    Residency Hospital
    2012
  • 2008
    Charleston Area Med Ctr WVU
    Internship Hospital
    2008
  • 2007
    West Virginia University
    Medical School
    2007
  • 2003
    University of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School
    2003

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Lough's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lough

4.9

Based on 33 reviews

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Very professional and knowledgeable .Highly recommended!
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Great doctor! I would highly recommend him!
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I love how all the staff gets excited about your weight loss and keeps encouraging you!
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Everytime I go see the Dr. Are have a concern where I have to call the office they are very kind and professional. I am so Thankful I have a great Dr. And staff. Thank you!
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Dr. Lough performed my appendectomy with skill and precision. I had very little pain and a speedy recovery. He's very compassionate an
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