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Dr. Irfan Alam, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Alam

Dr. Irfan Alam, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.


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(337) 984-4350

Dr. Alam accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Dr. Alam's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gas-Bloat Syndrome
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alam treats Gas-Bloat Syndrome more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Alam treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Constipation
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alam treats Constipation more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Alam treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Nausea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alam treats Nausea more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Alam treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Alam's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anoscopy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Irfan Alam, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

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

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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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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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