Dr. Kenneth Falterman, MD

Dr. Kenneth Falterman, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 72
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Dr. Kenneth Falterman, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1971 and specializes in pediatric surgery.

4704 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy

Lafayette, LA 70508

Contact Information

(337) 371-3101

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Ventral Hernia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
normal
more than 77% of peers
Hernia
normal
more than 76% of peers

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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*

24  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • La St Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Pittsburgh School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Boston Chldns Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Falterman is an excellent surgeon and is one of the most kind and caring physicians I have ever met
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May 31, 2018
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My daughter is very shy around most people even those she knows well. Dr Falterman was amazing with her! He drew with her and took so much time to make her feel comfortable! She interacted with him and tht is HUGE for her. I definitely would recommend him!
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