Dr. Louis Barfield, MD

Dr. Louis Barfield, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Louis Barfield, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1997 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 206

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Contact Information

(225) 767-8997

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Barfield's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barfield treats Anal Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Barfield treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Colectomy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barfield performs Colectomy more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Barfield performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
Anal and Rectal Cancer
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barfield treats Anal and Rectal Cancer more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Barfield treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer

Dr. Barfield's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adhesiolysis
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anal Repair
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Cancer
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diarrhea
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Familial Polyposis
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoid Removal
Hemorrhoid Treatment
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incontinence
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Infrared Coagulation (IRC) Hemorrhoid Removal
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diseases
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pilonidal Cyst
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectal Cancer
Rectal Diseases
Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Surgery
Rectocele
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Ultrasound, Transrectal

About Me

Biography

Dr. Louis Barfield, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1997 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 2004
    Schumpert Medial Center, Lsus Medical School, Colon and Rectal Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital
    2004
  • 2003
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital
    2003
  • 1999
    Louisiana State University, General Surgery
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1999
    Alton Oschsner Medical Foundation, General Surgery
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1998
    Lsu Hsc
    Internship Hospital
    1998
  • 1997
    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School
    1997
  • 1993
    Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School
    1993

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Aesculapian Society Intern of the Year, 1998
  • Board of Supervisor Scholarship, Louisana State University School of Medicine, 1993-1995
  • Fellow of American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, 2007

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After dealing with Ulcerative Colitis for over 10 years, it was time to have my colon removed. As scary as that thought was, Dr Barfield and his staff have me the confidence that I was making the right decision. He is the best doctor that I have ever had. He cares about his patients, and his bed...Read More
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Excellent, very thorough doctor. Kind, caring man with great sense of humor. Gives patient & family members his full attention & interest. Offers explanations of symptoms, disease, procedure, or operation in plain language.
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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