Dr. Gia Tyson, MD

Dr. Gia Tyson, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
Female  |  
38 y/o
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Dr. Gia Tyson, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Baton Rouge, LA. She is 38 years old.

Ochsner Health Center - Summa (Bluebonnet Blvd)

9001 Summa Ave Fl 3

Baton Rouge, LA 70809
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Humana Veterans
  • Medicaid

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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hepatitis C
very high
more than 98% of peers
Viral Hepatitis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tyson "Dr. Gia Tyson, a native of Louisiana, earned her medical degree at Harvard Medical School, completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins and her fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Baylor in Houston. Most recently, Gia completed an advanced Fellowship in Transplant Hepatology co-sponsored by Tulane University and Ochsner Clinic Foundation. Dr. Tyson will divide her time between Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans and Baton Rouge where she will practice general hepatology, transplant hepatology as well as gastroenterology. "

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Transplant
  • Transplant Surgery

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

  • Harvard Med Schl
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Johns Hopkins Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Transplant Hepatology Fellowship
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tyson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Tyson does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Tyson and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2016 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Gastrointestinal Bleed

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Dr. Tyson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tyson to family and friends
5.0
based on 11 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Ochsner Health System

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4.9
based on 78 total reviews (9 with comments)
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Dr. Tyson'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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Lafayette, LA |
She is a great doctor with the experience and knowledge helping me with my condition. I really look forward to my visits with her. She is always so friendly and down to earth very easy to talk to as well. Thank You Dr. Tyson !
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Tyson accepts 22 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 Choice
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • Employers Health Network
  • 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
  • Humana Veterans
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • PHCS
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care Organization

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Hospitals where Dr. Tyson has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge
17000 Medical Center Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
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