Dr. Escipion Pedroza, MD

Dr. Escipion Pedroza, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
76 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Escipion Pedroza, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Metairie, LA. He specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Escipion Pedroza, MD

4213 Saxon St Ste 200

Metairie, LA 70006
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Type 1
very high
more than 97% of peers
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Pedroza'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.

1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

53  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Antioquia / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • St Vincent de Paul
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • VA Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pedroza has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pedroza's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pedroza to family and friends
30 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
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  • 1

Dr. Pedroza's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

I've been with Dr. Pedroza for over 30 years. I travel every 90 days from Houma to his Laplace office because he is the best. I've tried to seek the same quality care in Houma and have found none!
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Dr. Pedroza has been my endo for a little over a year, and I'm sorry that I didn't find him sooner. He actively listens to my problems and concerns and has a wealth of knowledge to use in treating my Type 1 diabetes. Also, he treats all my internal medicine problems and his staff is very good about...more
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Dr. Pedroza is the best Diabetes Endocrinologist in Louisiana. His expertise & knowledge about Type 1 Diabetes, listening to me all the time & helping me stay free of Diabetes Complications. He's my primary doctor that manages all my medicine. I'll never be able to find another doctor like him...more
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Dr Pedroza is an excellent doctor, very knowledgeable about your problems, and listens and has answers for your questions. the staff is very friendly and helpful. the wait time is a little long but he is worth the wait. Nicholas Patterson
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I have been a patient for over 35 years. I am a type 1 Diabetic and Dr. Pedroza has been essential ln my care. I am on the insulin pump, have had good A1C’s thanks to his guidance and excellent care. He takes a personal interest in each patient to ensure that they take the necessary steps to...more
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