Dr. Eugene Fontenot, MD

Dr. Eugene Fontenot, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Eugene Fontenot, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 1978 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

4150 Nelson Rd Ste C11

Lake Charles, LA 70605

Contact Information

(337) 474-0222

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Cervicitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery

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

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

Education

  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Lsu Div-Charity Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Interim Lsu Public Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fontenot has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fontenot's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fontenot to family and friends
4.3
based on 21 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Fontenot's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

If your looking for a OBGYN with a soft bedside manner this isn't your doctor, BUT on the other hand if your looking for an expert in this field Dr. Eugene Fontenot is the BEST. I've been going to him for many years and I know with 100% accuracy my examinations are complete and any problems that...more
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The absolute worst doctor in my LIFE!!! He told me he couldn't take me as a patient anymore because I was "very very high risk" but refused to basically tell me why or type up a letter stating that I'm high risk. Along with the staff who is incompetent, it's September and she wrote my ultrasound...more
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Excellent bedside manner, very knowledgeable, cares about his patients, friendly and caring staff!
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I have used Dr. E. Fontenot since I was 16. His cut and dry bedside manor is to my benefit. It makes me not worry about issues that I am having. He always listens and gives his best peace of mind, expert advice per unique situation. I always get a call back the same day by him or his nurses.
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I went to Dr. Fontenot when I was pregnant with my first child, which was a scary thing. He made me feel silly for some of the questions I asked and didn't offer any information unless I asked about it so I felt there were a lot of things I was in the dark about.
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