Dr. Hildreth McCarthy, MD

Dr. Hildreth McCarthy, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. Hildreth McCarthy, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 34 years. She graduated from UNIV OF MN MED SCH in 1978 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

3100 Galleria Dr # 303

Metairie, LA 70001

Contact Information

(504) 456-5108

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medico
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. McCarthy performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Anal or Rectal Pain
high
more than 87% of peers
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
high
more than 87% of peers
Constipation
normal
more than 76% of peers

Dr. McCarthy's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*

18  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)

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

  • UNIV OF MN MED SCH
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Minn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Minn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Parkland Hospital University Tex
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McCarthy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McCarthy's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McCarthy to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. McCarthy'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 (1)

First- the office staff messed up my appointment time. I was left in the waiting room for 2 hours. Dr. McCarthy came in and diagnosed me with an "embarrassing" condition and had not tact when she dropped the bomb on me either. She did no testing to support her diagnosis. She also provided no...more
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