Dr. Lisa Defusco, MD

Pediatrics ·  Female · Age 44

  16 Reviews
  

Dr. Lisa Defusco, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 17 years. She specializes in pediatrics.


Locations

Ochsner Health Center for Children - Metairie

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(504) 266-0058

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(504) 266-0058

Dr. Defusco accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
Cigna
Community Health Network
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
Humana Veterans
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
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PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
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UnitedHealthCare
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Dr. Defusco's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Fever
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Headache
  • Hearing Screening
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hives
  • Immunization
  • Impetigo
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Limb Pain
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Tension Headache
  • Viral Infection
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Lisa DeFusco-Wolfram earned her undergraduate degree from Tulane University School of Public Health and her medical degree from Tulane University School of Public Health in New Orleans. She completed a Tulane/Ochsner Combined Residency in pediatrics in New Orleans. Dr. DeFusco-Wolfram is board certified and has been on staff at Ochsner since 2006.

Specialties

  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Education

Tulane/Ochsner
Residency Hospital
Tulane/Ochsner
Internship Hospital
2002
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2002

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Defusco's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Defusco

4.8

Based on 16 reviews

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1 Star
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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

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