Dr. Jessica Roybal, MD

Dr. Jessica Roybal, MD

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Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Female

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Dr. Jessica Roybal, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 4 years. She specializes in pediatric surgery.Read her story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Always Care Benefits
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Gilsbar 360
  • Health Payors Organization

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Dr. Roybal's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Roybal "Dr. Roybal earned her medical degree and a master’s degree in public health from Tulane University. She then moved to New York City, where she completed an internship and residency in General Surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital. While at Mount Sinai, she developed a particular interest in minimally-invasive surgery and inflammatory bowel disease. During her residency, Dr. Roybal pursued a two-year fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she did research involving prenatal gene therapy. She then completed a clinical fellowship in Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery at the Seattle Children’s Hospital/University of Washington. Dr. Roybal is board certified in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery. Dr. Roybal is an active member of the American Pediatric Surgical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics Surgical Section, and the American College of Surgeons. She is the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and has presented at several national meetings."
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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Anorectal Malformations
  • Appendicitis
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Branchial Clefts - Characteristic Facies - Growth Retardation - Imperforate Nasolacrimal Duct
  • Choledochal Cyst
  • Choledochal Cyst - Hand Malformation
  • Cloacal Anomaly
  • Congenital Lung Diseases
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Duodenal Atresia
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Atresia
  • Esophageal Atresia Without Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroschisis
  • Hepatoblastoma
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Hydrocele
  • Ileus
  • Imperforate Anus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intussusception
  • Malrotation
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Omphalocele
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Splenic Infarct
  • Teratoma
  • Thyroglossal Duct Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Torsion Injuries
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Cord Infection
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Wilms' Tumor
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34  Procedures

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bowel Resection
  • Circumcision
  • Cleft Lift Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair, Open
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Procedure
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Heller Myotomy
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Keratomileusis
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Ovarian Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Nuss Procedure 
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Pectus Carinatum Repair
  • Pectus Excavatum Repair 
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Strictureplasty for Crohn's Disease
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Umbilical Arterial Catheter
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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Background Check

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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

  • Brown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Mount Sinai Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Mount Sinai Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Seattle Children'S Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Tulane Sch Pub Hlth
    Other Education | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Roybal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics-Surgical Section, Member
  • American College of Surgeons, Member
  • American Pediatric Surgery Association, Member

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