Dr. Kevin McLaughlin, MD

Dr. Kevin McLaughlin, MD

Ear, Nose, and ThroatMaleAge 53

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kevin McLaughlin, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Covington, LA. Dr. McLaughlin has more experience with "Ear, Nose, & Throat Surgical Procedures" and Otologic Conditions & Procedures than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as St. Tammany Health System and Lakeview Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. McLaughlin to book an appointment.

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Associated Surgical Specialists, LLC

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Associated Surgical Specialists, LLC350 Lakeview Ct Covington, LA 70433
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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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Dr. McLaughlin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McLaughlin

4.1

Based on 34 ratings

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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (27)
  • Office environment (27)
  • Staff friendliness (27)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (5)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (5)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (5)
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Amazing doctor! Would highly recommend!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Aug 21, 2020
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Excellent dr. Solved my life long sinus problems. Continually checks to make sure sinus remains open. Very professional yet caring. I am 71 yrs old and suffered for many years before being referred to Dr. Mc Laughlin. I highly recommend him!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Diane Dore – Jul 27, 2019
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Dr McLaughlin solved my daughter's sinus problems after other Drs had done 3 sinus surgeries. He is THE sinus expert in Louisiana. Patients are also referred to him from other states. You might have to wait longer, but he will take the time to explain things so that you understand.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Baton Rouge, LA – Apr 23, 2019
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He rushes, does not listen to the ER, treats the patient like an idiot, and is full of himself. I’ve worked in the medical field for almost 20 years and have never encountered such a jerk. I do not recommend him at all.
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Tiffany in Mandeville – Dec 20, 2018
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Spends all the time needed to explain your condition, options for treatment, and is an outstanding surgeon. His bedside manner is excellent. When appropriate, he provides outstanding after hours support. It is true that his afternoon appointments run late more often than not, but only because he will spend all the time necessary with a patient. He will not be rushed!
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Covington, LA – Nov 06, 2018
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Dr McLaughlin is one of the best doctors I have ever used in my life. He is an expert in dealing with sinus issues and is the most detailed doctor I have ever used. He explains everything completely and wants to make sure that his patients understand what he is doing. I have had sinus issues for thirty years and after undergoing surgery under his expert hands, I am feeling much better. I recommend him highly to anyone looking for the best ENT doctor in this state! He is simply an expert!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ed Morvant in Mandeville,LA – Mar 21, 2018
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1st class doctor and staff, a pleasant change
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rob sabolyk in covington la – Jan 25, 2018
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Dr. McLaughlin explains things so well. He really wants his patients to understand what is going on with them medically. Most doctors don't take the time to do that or do not have a setup that allows that. I ask a lot of questions and always want to know what is going on with me so that I can take better care of myself. It is empowering. Dr. McLaughlin will take his time with you and it's worth the wait. I am pleased with his services. I got better under his care and he acted in my best interest
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What could be improved
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Shayna in Mandeville, LA – Jan 16, 2018
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Excellent physician. Diagnosed sinus problems others physicians didn't. Spends time explaining reasons for conditions and options for treatment. The surgery he performed significantly helped my sinus misery.
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Metairie, La – Apr 01, 2017
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Doctor McLaughlin is good his support staff not so much. I requested information after my visit that was 5 weeks ago still waiting. Got ambushed 1 week before my surgery and had to cancel. Will be looking for a new doctor!
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Mandeville, LA – Feb 19, 2017
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I've been his patient for 3 years now as I had a medical condition which required monitoring and then a very complex surgical procedure. Every visit has been thorough and my surgery results are absolutely perfect. There have been many appointments where I've had to wait beyond my set appointment time, but this is because he will never cut short an appointment just to hurry. He will take as long as needed to ensure all of my questions are answered, and that all of my medical needs are met.
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Sheila O. in Ponchatoula, LA – Nov 13, 2016
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I was referred to Dr. McLaughlin in November 2015. During my first consultation, he impressed me as a very knowledgeable physician who explained the problem clearly in a caring and respectful manner. He demonstrated competence and professionalism during a subsequent surgical procedure. Follow-up visits have been a great experience as well; Dr. McLaughlin has gone above and beyond to accommodate my schedule, being considerate of the fact I have to travel several hours to his office.
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F.I. in Ruston, LA – Nov 06, 2016
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I waited 3 hrs to see him for my first appointment in Baton Rouge. He seems to be a competent MD but you should know every time you see him in Baton Rouge you will be hit with a hospital surcharge just like out patient surgery that your insurance will not cover. This can be anywhere from 200 to 1000 dollars every time he uses any equipment in that office. He says he has no controle over that and that he is on a salary. I saw him one week after surgery and got hit again with a surgery fee.
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Frequently Treated by Dr. McLaughlin

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. McLaughlin treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. McLaughlin treats other conditions, please contact the office at (985) 845-2677.

"Ear, Nose, & Throat Surgical Procedures"

Ear, nose and throat care surgeons treat conditions affecting those areas through procedures such as tonsilectomy, adenoidectomy, myringotomy (ear tubes), and sinus surgery.Compare with other "Ear, Nose, & Throat Surgical Procedures" specialists.

Dr. McLaughlin is experienced in the area of "Ear, Nose, & Throat Surgical Procedures". See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 23 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. McLaughlin
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Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Otologic Conditions & Procedures

Otolgic care is s subspecialty of otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) that focuses on symptoms and conditions of the ear, including hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness and infections.Compare with other Otologic Conditions & Procedures specialists.

Dr. McLaughlin is experienced in the area of Otologic Conditions & Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 20 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. McLaughlin
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Tinnitus
Vertigo
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
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High
Frequency
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Dr. McLaughlin's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anosmia
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Palate
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Infection
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Fracture
  • Frenectomy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Glossectomy
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Loss of Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Rhinoseptoplasty
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cyst
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinus Tumor
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Snoring
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. McLaughlin accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kevin McLaughlin, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Covington, LA. Dr. McLaughlin has more experience with "Ear, Nose, & Throat...Read more

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

1999
rhinology and sinus surgery, University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Emory
Residency Hospital
1995
Emory
Internship Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Kevin McLaughlin, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (985) 273-5158, and for other questions, call (985) 845-2677.

Does Dr. Kevin McLaughlin, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. McLaughlin has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Kevin McLaughlin, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Kevin McLaughlin, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Kevin McLaughlin, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. McLaughlin frequently treats "Ear, Nose, & Throat Surgical Procedures" and Otologic Conditions & Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. McLaughlin specializes.

Where is Dr. Kevin McLaughlin, MD's office located?

Dr. McLaughlin's office is located at 350 Lakeview Ct, Covington, LA 70433. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. McLaughlin is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

St. Tammany Health System

Covington, LA

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

Lakeview Regional Medical Center

Covington, LA

Our Lady of the Angels Hospital

Bogalusa, LA

86% Patient Experience Rating, 17% higher than the national average

Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center

Baton Rouge, LA

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received