Dr. Michael McCarthy, MD

Dr. Michael McCarthy, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael McCarthy, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Baton Rouge, LA. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. McCarthy is affiliated with Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge General - Bluebonnet and Baton Rouge General - Mid City.

7373 Perkins Rd

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Benefit Management
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • TriWest Champus
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cough
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shortness of Breath
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
40

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thoracentesis

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 School Of Medicine In Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McCarthy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McCarthy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McCarthy to family and friends
4.5
based on 11 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. McCarthy'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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Denham Springs, LA |
Very nice doctor. Spends time and listens. Only complaint is with his nursing staff.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. McCarthy accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Benefit Management
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    Medicare
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • TriWest Champus
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Verity Healthnet
  • Veteran Administration Plan

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Hospitals where Dr. McCarthy has admitting privileges

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
5000 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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Baton Rouge General - Bluebonnet
8585 Picardy Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
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Baton Rouge General - Mid City
3600 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
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