Dr. Joseph Lugo, MD

Dr. Joseph Lugo, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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 and vascular surgery.

1717 Oak Park Blvd Fl 2

Lake Charles, LA 70601

Contact Information

(337) 494-3278

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 83% of peers
Heart Surgery
high
more than 83% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
high
more than 81% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
60

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

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Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Med Coll Of Wi
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Hospital Good Samaritan
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lugo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lugo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lugo to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Lugo's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in New Orleans, La
Dr. Lugo rocks! He performed my brothers by pass surgery & was terrific. God has truly blessed his hands??
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