Dr. Louis Barfield, MD

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Dr. Louis Barfield, MD

General Surgery | Male

LADY OF THE LAKE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER 7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 206, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Get Directions

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Dr. Barfield specializes in General Surgery and practices in Baton Rouge, LA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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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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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Familial Polyposis
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Incontinence
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectocele
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Anal Repair
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • 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)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • 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 Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Surgery
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ultrasound, Transrectal

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Lsu Hsc

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    Alton Oschsner Medical Foundation, General Surgery

    Completed in 1999

    Louisiana State University, General Surgery

    Completed in 1999

    Ochsner Clinic Foundation

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Schumpert Medial Center, Lsus Medical School, Colon and Rectal Surgery

    Completed in 2004

  • Undergraduate School
    Louisiana State University

    Graduated in 1993

  • Other Education
    Colon & Rectal Specialists, Ltd., Laparoscopic Colon & Rectal Surgery Advanced Post Fellowship Training (Oct.-Dec. 2004)

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
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Barfield's Office & Staff

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Level of trust in provider's decisions
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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients