Dr. Louis Barfield, MD

Dr. Louis Barfield, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
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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Anal Disorders
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1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Anal Repair
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Infrared Coagulation (IRC) Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ultrasound, Transrectal
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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Lsu Hsc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Alton Oschsner Medical Foundation, General Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Louisiana State University, General Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Schumpert Medial Center, Lsus Medical School, Colon and Rectal Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Colon & Rectal Specialists, Ltd., Laparoscopic Colon & Rectal Surgery Advanced Post Fellowship Training (Oct.-Dec. 2004)
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • 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
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Louis Barfield, MD
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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Joey Amadeo in Walker, LA – Jul 24, 2017
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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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