Dr. Irfan Alam, MD

Dr. Irfan Alam, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Irfan Alam, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

4212 W Congress St Ste 2400E

Lafayette, LA 70506

Contact Information

(337) 984-4350

Insurance Accepted

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

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Intestinal Ischemia
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

73  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

Background Check

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  • University Ill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Ill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Lsu Health Sciences Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Ill Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Irfan Alam, MD
very caring doctor who takes time to get to know his patients needs and is never too busy to work with them and answer questions
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Lafayette, LA – Sep 20, 2018
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I am a 50 y/o female. I was referred to Dr. Alam's office by a friend because I needed to have a routine colonoscopy screening done. There's not enough thanks that I can give to Dr. Alam, his office personnel , and the staff at LGMC Southwest. The care that I received was simply phenomenal....Read More
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Terri Garrett in Breaux Bridge, LA – Feb 18, 2017
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