Dr. Luis Espinoza, MD

RheumatologyMaleAge 78

Dr. Luis Espinoza, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Thibodaux, LA and has over 53 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Espinoza has more experience with Osteoporosis & Screening and Arthritis & Arthropathy than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Facultad De Medicina Alberto Hurtado medical school in 1969. He is affiliated with medical facilities Lallie Kemp Medical Center and Thibodaux Regional Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Espinoza to book an appointment.

Dr. Espinoza

Thibodaux Regional Internal Medicine Clinic

726 N Acadia Rd Ste 3400 Thibodaux, LA 70301

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Espinoza

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Espinoza treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Espinoza treats other conditions, please contact the office at (985) 449-4656.

Osteoporosis & Screening

Osteoporosis specialists diagnose and treat conditions characterized by low bone density and bone weakness, such as osteoporosis and osteopenia.Compare with other Osteoporosis & Screening specialists.

Dr. Espinoza is experienced in the area of Osteoporosis & Screening. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Osteoporosis Screening
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Arthritis & Arthropathy

Arthritis and arthropathy specialists diagnose and treat diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis that damage joints, causing pain, stiffness and swelling.Compare with other Arthritis & Arthropathy specialists.

Dr. Espinoza is experienced in the area of Arthritis & Arthropathy. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Arthritis
Gout
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hands
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Dr. Espinoza's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Dr. Espinoza accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Espinoza's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Espinoza

2.5

Based on 15 ratings

5 Stars
26.666666666666668%
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4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
20%
(3)
1 Star
46.666666666666664%
(7)
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Luis Espinoza, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Thibodaux, LA and has over 53 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Espinoza has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Diagnostic Laboratory & Dermatologic Immunology

Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1976
Rockefeller University
Fellowship Hospital
1974
McGill University
Residency Hospital
1973
Washington University
Residency Hospital
1972
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Residency Hospital
1970
Jersey City Med Center
Internship Hospital
1969
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Facultad De Medicina Alberto Hurtado
Medical School
,

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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What are Dr. Luis Espinoza, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Espinoza frequently treats Osteoporosis & Screening and Arthritis & Arthropathy. See all practice areas where Dr. Espinoza specializes.

Where is Dr. Luis Espinoza, MD's office located?

Dr. Espinoza's office is located at 726 N Acadia Rd Ste 3400, Thibodaux, LA 70301. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Thibodaux Regional Internal Medicine Clinic726 N Acadia Rd Ste 3400 Thibodaux, LA 70301
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Louisiana State University Healthcare Network2025 Gravier St Fl 5 New Orleans, LA 70112
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Espinoza is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Lallie Kemp Medical Center

Independence, LA

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

Thibodaux Regional Medical Center

Thibodaux, LA

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)