Dr. Erik Lough, MD

Dr. Erik Lough, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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37 y/o
(30)

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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

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 87% of peers
Obesity
normal
more than 76% of peers
Stomach Surgery
normal
more than 53% of peers

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Dr. Lough's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lough "I was born and raised in Houston. While attending college at UT, I grew particularly fond of living in Austin and its community. After a decade of medical training, I returned with my wife, two sons, and daughter to Cedar Park where we enjoy spending time as a family. I also enjoy Longhorn sports, playing soccer, mountain biking, and playing the bass guitar."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lough "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""

7  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

14  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lough has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lough's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lough

4.9

Based on 30 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
3.3333333333333335%
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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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Met him once and I knew he is the one.
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Dr. Lough described in detail the procedures available and I felt assured of his recommendation for me.
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