Dr. Gerard Pena, MD

Dr. Gerard Pena, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
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60 y/o
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Dr. Gerard Pena, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Slidell, LA. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

Slidell Ear Nose & Throat Associates

1850 Gause Blvd E Ste 301

Slidell, LA 70461
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Chronic Sinusitis
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more than 99% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laryngitis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

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Procedures

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Wound Repair

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

  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Lsu
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pena has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pena's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pena to family and friends
4.7
based on 14 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Pena'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Very friendly doctor and staff! Very thorough with patients! Awesome with kids!!! (He did my 1 year old daughters tubes and I had to bring my other 3 kids with me to doctor appointment) The whole experience from office visits to getting her tubes at Southern Surgical Hospital was great! Highly...more
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Dr Pena is very thorough and his staff is great. I love that he doesn't overbook his appointments so you don't sit in the waiting room. I've never waited more than 10 min.
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An EXCELLENT doctor, really a PEOPLE person, really cares about his patients!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Pena accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Pena has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore
100 Medical Center Dr
Slidell, LA 70461
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Slidell Memorial Hospital
1001 Gause Blvd
Slidell, LA 70458
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Southern Surgical Hospital
1700 Lindberg Dr
Slidell, LA 70458
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