Dr. Kenneth Byrd Jr, MD

Dr. Kenneth Byrd Jr, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o
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Dr. Kenneth Byrd Jr, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.Read his story

Ochsner Baptist - A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center

4429 Clara St Ste 500

New Orleans, LA 70115
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Byrd Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trichomoniasis Screening
very high
more than 99% of peers
C-Section
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Byrd Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Byrd Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Byrd Jr "Dr. Byrd is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow in the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He earned his medical degree from LSU in New Orleans and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Ochsner where he has been on staff since July 2000. His special interests include advanced laparoscopic surgery, including total laparoscopic hysterectomies, and laparoscopic adnexal surgery. Other interests include all aspects of gynecologic surgery, including pelvic reconstruction and incontinence. He currently accepts general low-risk and moderately high-risk obstetrical patients."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Byrd Jr "Dr. Byrd's special interests include advanced laparoscopic surgery, including total laparoscopic hysterectomies, and laparoscopic adnexal surgery. Other interests include all aspects of gynecologic surgery, including pelvic reconstruction and incontinence. He currently accepts general low-risk and moderately high-risk obstetrical patients. He is also a physician in The Center for the Minimally Invasive Treatment of Uterine Fibroids. Dr. Byrd is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow in the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He earned his medical degree from LSU in New Orleans and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Ochsner where he has been on staff since July 2000."

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

56  Conditions Treated

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39  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sympathectomy
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginosis Screening

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • LSU School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Ochsner
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Ochsner
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Byrd Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Byrd Jr's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Byrd Jr to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

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4.3
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Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Byrd Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

very bad cold didn't talk to me and didn't want to hear me just did pap and was on his way he saw me for less than two minutes very disappointed never again .the nurse had me undress before I saw him very embarrass g and unprofessional I worked for a obgyn dr he did not treat patients that way I...more
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Never! Absolute worse doctor in history. He doesn't care about anything but himself and his paycheck. Don't consider this guy.. run the other way..
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He's a amazing Doctor
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He has no Communication skill has a lack of care for his patients
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