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Dr. Luis Espinoza, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 75

Dr. Espinoza

Dr. Luis Espinoza, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Kenner, LA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Facultad De Medicina Alberto Hurtado in 1969 and specializes in rheumatology and diagnostic laboratory & dermatologic immunology.


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Dr. Espinoza's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Espinoza treats Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Espinoza treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Espinoza treats Fibromyalgia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Espinoza treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Espinoza treats Arthritis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Espinoza treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Espinoza's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Eye Infections
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hives
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • 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
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Infections
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Luis Espinoza, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Kenner, LA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Facultad De Medicina Alberto Hurtado in 1969 and specializes in rheumatology and diagnostic laboratory & dermatologic immunology.

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
1976
1974
1973
1972
1970
1969

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Espinoza's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Espinoza

2.5

Based on 15 reviews

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

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