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Dr. Louis Barfield, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery ·  Male · Age 47

Dr. Barfield

Dr. Louis Barfield, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1997 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.


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Dr. Barfield accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Dr. Barfield's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anal Disorders
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very high

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
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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)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • 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 of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • 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 15 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
2003
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Residency Hospital
1999
Alton Oschsner Medical Foundation, General Surgery
Residency Hospital
1999
Louisiana State University, General Surgery
Residency Hospital
1998
Lsu Hsc
Internship Hospital
1997
Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Medical School
1993
Louisiana State University
Undergraduate School
Colon & Rectal Specialists, Ltd., Laparoscopic Colon & Rectal Surgery Advanced Post Fellowship Training (Oct.-Dec. 2004)
2004
2003
1999
1999
1998
1997
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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