Dr. George Fuhrman, MD

Dr. George Fuhrman, MD

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57 y/o
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Dr. George Fuhrman, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Fuhrman is affiliated with Ochsner Baptist, Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center.

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Care Philosophy

Dr. George Fuhrman joined the Ochsner team in 1994 and has held many leadership roles. He served as Section Head of General Surgery, as Director of the Tansey Breast Center and as Residency Program Director for Surgery. In 2006 he moved to Georgia to serve as Director of Graduate Medical Education and Program Director for Surgery at Atlanta Medical Center. He returned to Ochsner in 2012. He served as President of the Association of Program Directors in Surgery, as Vice President of the Southeastern Surgical Congress and is currently a member of the surgery residency review councel that provides oversight and accreditation for surgical training in the US. Dr. Fuhrman has authored over 70 journal articles and was editor of the acclaimed M.D. Anderson Handbook for Surgical Oncology. His interest in education extends to patient care as he involves patients in decision making.
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Dr. Fuhrman's Experience

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Dr. Fuhrman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
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  • Specializes in Oncology
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Appendicitis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Conn's Syndrome
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulitis
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Melanoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Obstructive Jaundice
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
  • Pancreatitis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Sarcoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

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Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Mercer University / School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Medical College of Georgia
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Orlando Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Orlando Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fuhrman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fuhrman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fuhrman to family and friends
4.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

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4.9
based on 33 total reviews (13 with comments)
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Dr. Fuhrman's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Folsom, LA |
Would not go to anyone else. Excellent physician. Wonderful bedside manner. Keeps you informed and included in all decisions.
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Dr. Fuhrman accepts 27 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Galaxy Health Network
    Galaxy Health Network PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Health Payors Organization
    Health Payors Organization PPO
  • Humana Veterans
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • National Healthcare Alliance
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • PHCS
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Provider Networks of America
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care Organization

Hospitals where Dr. Fuhrman has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center
1978 Industrial Blvd
Houma, LA 70363
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Ochsner Baptist
2700 Napoleon Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
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