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Dr. Fred Defrancesch, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine ·  Male · Age 47

Dr. Defrancesch

Neuromuscular Medical Assocs

2604 Ruby St Gonzales, LA 70737

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Dr. Fred Defrancesch, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Gonzales, LA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1995 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and more.


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(225) 647-2111

Dr. Defrancesch accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
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Dr. Defrancesch's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Neck Pain
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Dr. Defrancesch treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Defrancesch treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Defrancesch treats Low Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Defrancesch treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Back Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Defrancesch treats Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Defrancesch treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Defrancesch's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Dr. Defrancesch's Reviews

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He was very professional and did a very through job of explaining exactly what my problem was, what he was going to do, and how I should expect to feel afterwards. It was a great experience and I highly recommend him.
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Awesome he fixed my problem
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AMAZING DOCTOR! The Only doctor who has EVER done a full examination on me and truly wanted to help and listened. He did not just ignore me because of my age. I HIGHLY recommend him as I've Never recommended a dr. Before in my life. If you want someone who truly cares and wants to actually help you this is the dr to see and place to go. Words can't not express how glad I am to have found him and staff. After 1 visit procedure was scheduled. He really wants to help you live as pain free as poss.
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I work in healthcare and I am very skeptical about pain management based on what I have seen and heard. I did a LOT of research and Dr. Fred was recommended. Long story short, he was awesome, very knowledgeable and I was very impressed which doesn't happen often. I have a very abnormal spine, he got in both levels with no problem and I have had no pain so far.
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Dr Fred is a wonderful doctor. He listens to you truly. He takes time to explain what is going on with your health. He does everything he can to get your pain under control so you can live a some what normal life. He does not give up on you. I checked excellent on all of the questions that I was asked about Dr.Fred because he is excellent. GOD Bless, Tammy Glover
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Fred Defrancesch, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Gonzales, LA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1995 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and more.

Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Injury Medicine

Education

2000
Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Residency Hospital
1995
Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Medical School
1991
Loyola University Of New Orleans
Undergraduate School
2000
1995
1991

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88% Patient experience rating, 19% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

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