Dr. Mahmoud Daftary, MD

Dr. Mahmoud Daftary, MD

UrologyMaleAge 73

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(985) 288-1834

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Dr. Mahmoud Daftary, MD is a Urology Specialist in Slidell, LA. Dr. Daftary has more experience with Urinary Conditions and Urinary Calculi & Removal than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore and Ochsner Health Center - Hancock. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Daftary to book an appointment.


Ochsner Specialty Health Center - Slidell

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(985) 288-1834
Ochsner Health Center Slidell105 Medical Center Dr Ste 205 Slidell, LA 70461

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ See hospitals

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  • Office environment (7)
  • Staff friendliness (7)
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  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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I have been seeing Dr Daftary for several years. I do not believe I would be writing this review if it were not for him. He has a calming effect and has a lot of experience in his field. His entire staff is wonderful.
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Billy Thomas – Mar 30, 2020
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like Dr. Daftary very much. A long time ago I was in bad shape , went to many drs. And even surgery, still had pain . My gyn. sent me to him and he put me right in hospital diagnosed me and finally I had a reason for all the pain and aggravation I had been having ! I’ll never forget how he has always helped me.
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Peggy Pichon in Slidell , LA – Apr 03, 2019
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Very kind, patient and through in explaining procedures and problems. He does not rush you in and out like so many doctors do. I am very happy with and confident to have Dr. Daftary as my uroligist.
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Sue in Pearl River, LA – Dec 27, 2015
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Daftary

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Daftary treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Daftary treats other conditions, please contact the office at (985) 875-2727.

Urinary Conditions

Compare with other Urinary Conditions specialists.

Dr. Daftary is experienced in the area of Urinary Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

Dr. Daftary
Similar Providers
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Urinary Incontinence
Bladder Infection
Very High

Urinary Calculi & Removal

Urologists or nephrologists diagnose and treat kidney stones, small pieces of hard, crystallized material that form in the kidney and typically pass naturally, but may require shock wave therapy, a catheter procedure, or surgery.Compare with other Urinary Calculi & Removal specialists.

Dr. Daftary is experienced in the area of Urinary Calculi & Removal. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

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Urinary Stones
Kidney Stones
Ureteral Stones
Very High

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Dr. Daftary's conditions and procedures:

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bowenoid Papulosis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Prostatitis
  • Circumcision
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Epididymitis
  • Exstrophy of Bladder
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypogonadism
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Male Infertility
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Orchitis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Paraphimosis
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Penile Implants
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Phimosis
  • Polyuria
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Stones
  • Prostatitis
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sperm Abnormalities
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Varicocele
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

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Dr. Daftary accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Community Health Choice
Coventry Health Care
Employers Health Network
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Galaxy Health Network
Gilsbar 360
Health Net
Choice Care PPO
INTotal Health
Midwest Health Plan
Molina Healthcare
National Preferred Provider Network
Peach State Health Plan
PPO Plus
Prime Health Services
Staywell (Wellcare)
Three Rivers Provider Network
Community Plan
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization
Wellcare of Georgia

About Me

Care Philosophy

During my medical training I rotated through various areas. My choice was between urology and orthopedics . I selected urology. My practice stands out...Read more


When i was very young my father died. He was a doctor, not a medical doctor, but a doctor of economics. I grew up saying; I am going to be a doctor like...Read more


  • Urology

Board Certifications


Tulane University School of Medicine - New Orleans, LA
Residency Hospital
St. Barnabas Medical Center - Livingston, NJ
Internship Hospital
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Medical School
University Complutense of Madrid / Faculty of Medicine
Undergraduate School


  • English
  • Spanish


Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Mahmoud Daftary, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (985) 288-1834, and for other questions, call (985) 875-2727.

Does Dr. Mahmoud Daftary, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Daftary has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Mahmoud Daftary, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Mahmoud Daftary, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Daftary's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Mahmoud Daftary, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Mahmoud Daftary, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Daftary frequently treats Urinary Conditions and Urinary Calculi & Removal. See all practice areas where Dr. Daftary specializes.

Where is Dr. Mahmoud Daftary, MD's office located?

Dr. Daftary's office is located at 105 Medical Center Dr Ste 205, Slidell, LA 70461. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Mahmoud Daftary, MD speak?

Dr. Daftary speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Affiliated Hospitals

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

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore

Slidell, LA

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

Ochsner Health Center - Hancock

Bay Saint Louis, MS

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Prostate Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Slidell Memorial Hospital

Slidell, LA

69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average