Dr. Louis Barfield, MD

Dr. Louis Barfield, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
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Dr. Louis Barfield, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Baton Rouge, LA. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 14 years.

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
very high
more than 92% of peers
Colectomy
very high
more than 90% of peers
Abscess
high
more than 85% of peers

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • 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
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectocele
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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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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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • 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

Dr. Barfield has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barfield's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barfield to family and friends
5.0
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Barfield's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Walker, LA |
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...more
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in Baton Rouge |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Barfield accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Barfield has admitting privileges

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
5000 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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