Dr. Joseph Lugo, MD

Dr. Joseph Lugo, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Joseph Lugo, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from MED COLL OF WI in 1983 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

1717 Oak Park Blvd Fl 2

Lake Charles, LA 70601

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Lugo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lugo performs Arteriovenous Fistula Repair more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Lugo performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lugo performs Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Lugo performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lugo performs Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Lugo performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Lugo's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Paracentesis
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Venous Sclerotherapy
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joseph Lugo, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from MED COLL OF WI in 1983 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1990
    Hospital Good Samaritan
    Residency Hospital
    1990
  • 1988
    La Co Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1984
    La Co Usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1984
  • 1983
    MED COLL OF WI
    Medical School
    1983
  • 1978
    Stanford University
    Undergraduate School
    1978

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1 Star
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after an MRI because of paralysis I was given an all clear as the situation stabilized ... my final in clinic visit complaining about back pain he doubled down on the "all clear" .. after I bought my medical records there was an unknown area on the MRI that was a possibility of a lesion (these are...Read More
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He did my by pass surgery 05-25-2018
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Dr. Lugo rocks! He performed my brothers by pass surgery & was terrific. God has truly blessed his hands??
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Humana
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MultiPlan PPO
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