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Dr. James Herrington, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 68

  14 Reviews
Dr. Herrington

Acadiana Gastroenterology Associates

439 Heymann Blvd Lafayette, LA 70503
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(337) 269-0963

Dr. James Herrington, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in gastroenterology.

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(337) 269-0963

Dr. Herrington accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Gilsbar 360
Humana
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PHCS
PPO Plus
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Vantage Health Plan
Verity Healthnet

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Dr. Herrington's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Herrington treats Abdominal Pain more than 99% of his peers

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

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Herrington treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 99% of his peers

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

Ulcer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Herrington treats Ulcer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Herrington treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Herrington's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal-Colon Bleeding
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Dr. Herrington's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Herrington

3.6

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
50%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
28.571428571428573%
(4)

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Numerous procedures are done at his office complex which is so convenient verses having to go to hospital!
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Always pleased with Dr. Herrington
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Dr. Herrington is very knowledgeable and professional. He takes the time to explain the medical procedures, clinical diagnosis, and answer questions. Also, his staff is well organized and courteous. I highly recommend him for gastroenterology problems.
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Dr. Herrington was pleasant and very attentive to my needs. He answered all the questions that I had and gave me options to my needs. I would recommend him to anyone in need of his specialty.
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Listens to what I had to say. Did not rush. Seemed interested in helping my solve my problem with chronic diarrhea
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About Me

The shared vision of the physicians and staff of Acadiana Gastroenterology Associates and Acadiana Endoscopy Center is to provide unified, professional, and compassionate care with uncompromising excellence. While striving for continuous improvement ...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1981
Ochsner Fdn Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Ochsner Fdn Hospital
Residency Hospital
1977
Ochsner Fdn Hospital
Internship Hospital
1976
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1972
Tulane University
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • French
  • English

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79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)