Dr. Leonard Meggs, MD

Dr. Leonard Meggs, MD

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Nephrology  ·  
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68 y/o
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Dr. Leonard Meggs, MD is a nephrology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 43 years. He specializes in nephrology.Read his story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy Fl 5

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • 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

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Top Care Areas

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

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 95% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Meggs'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. Meggs' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Meggs "Dr. Leonard Meggs earned his medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine and completed his Residency and Internship at Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University, New York, NY. He went on to complete a Fellowship at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Meggs "Dr. Leonard Meggs' clinical interests include diabetic nephropathy and hypertension. He specializes in end stage renal disease services. Dr. Meggs attended medical school at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT. He completed an internship and residency at Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University in New York, New York, and a fellowship at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Meggs is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. "

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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

  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Presbyterian Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Ny and Presby Hp Columbia Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Medical School/Brigham Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Meggs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Meggs' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Meggs to family and friends
1 review

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4.6
based on 68 total reviews (24 with comments)
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  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Meggs' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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