Dr. Gary Hirsch, MD

Dr. Gary Hirsch, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Gary Hirsch, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in gastroenterology.

7373 Perkins Rd

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Benefit Management
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • TriWest Champus
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

64  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Tufts-New England Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Tufts-New England Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hirsch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hirsch's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hirsch to family and friends
16 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Hirsch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

He is rude & demeaning to patient. Anytime I had question he was annoyed with me. The procedure was horrifying being jerked around a lot. I had woken up from endoscopy still confused/groggy when asking him how it went. I asked same question twice by accident. He snapped at me “no ulcers. i JUST...more
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Condition grew sreadily worse over 10 years until I was layig down almost all of the time. No help from Dr Hirsch though he should have done more than say "you're fine" every visit and come back in a year or 3 years. Saw other specialties who could find no issue in their area. After 10 years I saw...more
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I love Dr. HIRSCH. He has now been my gastro Dr. For 6 yrs now. He his a no BS doctor. If you want a doctor that will give to you straight, he is your man. No excuse Dr. You follow his instructions or his wonderful nurse... Who is also ewually knowledgeable...you will very happy.
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DO NOT SEE THIS DOCTOR. I did not realize how poor the care I received from his was until I went to see another doctor. He walked in for 5 minutes to briefly listen to my health issues and concerns. Then proceeded to prescribe a medication that is to be taken daily for chronic constipation without...more
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Worst office and bedside manner of 100's of physicians I have seen. His nurse, however, is one of the finest individuals you will find. She explains everything in detail and stands ready to assist in a very kind manner. I will NEVER again see this doctor again. He, and his operating staff,...more
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