Dr. James La Nasa Jr, MD

Dr. James La Nasa Jr, MD

Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
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Dr. James La Nasa Jr, MD is a head & neck plastic surgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1967 and specializes in plastic surgery-head & neck and ear, nose, and throat.

2223 Quail Run Ste E

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. La Nasa Jr's Experience

Dr. La Nasa Jr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. La Nasa Jr "The ideal aesthetic result brings the undesirable feature into a reasonable proportional balance to the rest of the face, the feature itself, e.g. the nose, and the patient's overall size and age. Modern techniques should allow for a minimum of post-operative swelling, bruising,& pain. The easiest to appreciate is the lack of nasal packing after rhinoplasty."


  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

Conditions Treated



Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1963
  • Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Medical University Of South Carolina-Otolaryngology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Vanderbilt U Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • American Academy Of Facial Plastic and Rec Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. La Nasa Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. La Nasa Jr's Reviews

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Dr. La Nasa Jr's Performance

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Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. LaNasa did my first rhinoplasty surgery 27 years ago when I had been assaulted and had a broken nose and a split lip. I was only 17 and very scared. He did a great job and kept me calm with a matter of fact approach. Over the years he has done 2 more surgeries when I had some sinus issues. ...more
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Unsuccessfully did my daughter's rhinoplasty. Is very very rude and demeaning. Always says that he and a "doctor friend in New Orleans" are the only ones who can do rhinoplasty. Cannot get in touch with him if emergency bc he said he can't answer his cell phone after hours. After one year, I have...more
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