Dr. Fred Defrancesch, MD

Dr. Fred Defrancesch, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Fred Defrancesch, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Kenner, LA and has been practicing for 18 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.

1919 Veterans Memorial Blvd Ste 101

Kenner, LA 70062

Contact Information

(504) 469-9641

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Defrancesch performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Defrancesch'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.

3  Specialties

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

3  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Spinal Injury Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

62  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • 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 Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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13  Procedures

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Defrancesch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Defrancesch's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Defrancesch to family and friends
18 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Defrancesch'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 (3)

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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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