Dr. Gwen Cousins, MD

OphthalmologyFemaleAge 45

Dr. Cousins
Accepting new patients

Walter E Eversmeyer III MD Apmc

4315 Houma Blvd Ste 201 Metairie, LA 70006

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Dr. Gwen Cousins, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Metairie, LA and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from LSU School of Medicine, Shreveport medical school in 2000. She is affiliated with East Jefferson General Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Cousins to book an appointment.


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3.5

Based on 8 ratings

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  • Appointment scheduling (5)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (5)
  • Listened & answered questions (5)
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  • Didn't listen or answer questions (3)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (3)
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
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Horrible doctor. My mother is blind in one eye after 3 surgeries.
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  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Great experience. Very knowledgeable. The best doctor visit ever, staff and doctor were all excellent.
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Biography

Dr. Gwen Cousins, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Metairie, LA and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from LSU School...Read more

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

2006
The Foundation for Retinal Research
Fellowship Hospital
2005
LSU New Orleans / Ochsner
Residency Hospital
2001
Ochsner Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2000
LSU School of Medicine, Shreveport
Medical School

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What are Dr. Gwen Cousins, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Cousins frequently treats Retina Diseases, Corneal Diseases, and Eye Cancer. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Cousins treats.

Where is Dr. Gwen Cousins, MD's office located?

Dr. Cousins' office is located at 4315 Houma Blvd Ste 201, Metairie, LA 70006. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Cousins' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Retina Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cousins treats Retina Diseases more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Cousins treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Corneal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cousins treats Corneal Diseases more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Cousins treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Eye Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cousins treats Eye Cancer more than 88% of her peers

Dr. Cousins treats this condition more than 88% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Retinal Cancer

Dr. Cousins' conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diplopia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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(504) 456-9061

Dr. Cousins accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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

Locations

Practice

Walter E Eversmeyer III MD Apmc4315 Houma Blvd Ste 201 Metairie, LA 70006
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Acurate Eye Care

Retina Associates3525 Prytania St Ste 320 New Orleans, LA 70115
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East Jefferson General Hospital

Metairie, LA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

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