Dr. Kenneth J. Byrd Jr., MD

Dr. Kenneth J. Byrd Jr., MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male | 47 years old

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.Read more

Ochsner Baptist
4429 Clara St Ste 500
New Orleans, LA 70115 Get Directions
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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.Read more

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Dr. Byrd Jr.'s Care Philosophy

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.

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  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    LSU School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    Ochsner

    Completed in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    Ochsner

    Completed in 2000

Languages Spoken

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

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • C-Section
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • 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
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wound Repair