Dr. Gerald Broussard, MD

Dr. Gerald Broussard, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Gerald Broussard, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Monroe, LA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from TULANE UNIV SCH OF MED in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

1250 Pecanland Rd Ste E

Monroe, LA 71203

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Postal Workers Union Health Plan
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Block Vision
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 90% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Broussard's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Broussard " Dr. Broussard has been taking care of Northeast Louisiana eyes since 1982, opening the areas first complete eye care facility of its kind in northeastern Louisiana. Dr. Broussard is a native to Lafayette, Louisiana and moved to Monroe to open Broussard Cataract and Eye Institute and Broussard Surgery Institute. He loves to sing, jog, read and study astrophysics. He is married, has 4 children, and 3 grandchildren. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Broussard "Born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana, Dr. Broussard loves his state and loves practicing Ophthalmology.  His love for work is evident in his care for his patients.  Dr. Broussard feels that if you love what you do it shows and will come through you and your work and desires to care for the precious gift of sight in the most caring and skillful manner possible.  

He is committed to providing superior eyecare to patients in Northeast Louisiana. Broussard Cataract and Eye Institute will always reflect the highest professional and technical standards. We will provide the most cost effective, efficient, and highest quality eye care so as to exceed the expectations of our patients, referral sources, and healthcare purchasers. Our service to the community will go beyond our facilities in the support of community activities. Most importantly we are dedicated to providing our patients, staff, and friends a rewarding experience as a result of their relationship with the Institute."


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4  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

69  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bilateral Cataracts
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Eyelid Tumor
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Migraine
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage


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13  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Southwestern Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Ochsners Med Fdn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Ochsners Med Fdn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Broussard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Broussard's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Broussard'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
Dr. Broussard Says:

I would like to take a minute to let you know that I am very happy that you have taken the survey to rate my care.  Thank you very much for your time.  All reviews are welcomed, read, valued and considered.  Thank you again!


Patient Comments (6)

I would like to say thank you to Dr Broussard and his staff. . If you have cataracts I would highly recommend him..
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Dr. Broussard and his staff were all so friendly and made me feel very comfortable. Thanks to them I know get to wake up every morning with clear vision.
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Dr Broussard has been my family's eye doctor for almost 30 years. He is honest. He has done lasix successfully on a number of our friends and relatives. I took my Mother for her cateract surgery to him with great results. I highly recommed him.
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Dr. Broussard is very professional and courteous, I highly recommend their services to anybody.
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Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Dr. Broussard is an expert in his field and it shows.
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