Dr. Nicholas Persich, MD

Dr. Nicholas Persich, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Nicholas Persich, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1987 and specializes in gastroenterology.

4228 Houma Blvd Ste 120

Metairie, LA 70006

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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Dr. Persich's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Nausea
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Persich treats Nausea more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Persich treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Persich treats Abdominal Disorders more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Persich treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Diarrhea
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Persich treats Diarrhea more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Persich treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Persich's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Autoimmune Diseases
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Blood Disorders
Cancer
Capsule Endoscopy
Celiac Disease
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Cirrhosis
Colon Cancer
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
Diverticulitis
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
Endoscopic Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enteritis
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
ERCP With Spincterotomy
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Esophagoscopy
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Functional Dyspepsia
Gallbladder Diseases
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Helicobacter Pylori Gastrointestinal Tract Infection
Hemorrhoid Banding
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hernia
Ileus
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Manometry
Nausea
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
Pyloric Stenosis
Pyloromyotomy
Rectal Bleeding
Reflux Esophagitis
Screening Colonoscopy
Sigmoidoscopy
Small Intestine Cancer
Small Intestine Disorders
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomal Ulcer
Therapeutic Colonoscopy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Variceal Hemostatis
Viral Hepatitis
Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

We strive to provide personalized, professional care of the highest quality in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology, including the prevention and treatment of peptic ulcer disease, colon cancer, pancreatic abnormalities and liver diseases. We...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1992
Hotel Dieu Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Lsu Medical Center Of New Orleans
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Medical Center Of Louisiana Charity Hospital-No
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Hotel Dieu Hosp
Residency Hospital
1990
Lsu Medical Center Of New Orleans
Residency Hospital
1990
Medical Center Of Louisiana Charity Hospital-No
Residency Hospital
1988
Medical Center Of Louisiana-New Orleans
Internship Hospital
1987
Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Medical School
1983
Lsu Affil Hosp
Undergraduate School
1992
1992
1992
1990
1990
1990
1988
1987
1983

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I have known Dr. Persich for the last 20 plus years. He and I worked together many many moons ago at I.M.G. Healthcare. I recently started having issues that warranted making an appt. to see Dr. Persich. I must say that he has not changed a bit. He is still as caring as he was 20 plus years...Read More
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He’s so kind and personable. Easy to get an appointment and not a long office wait.
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Dr persich is a very patient and sweet dr, takes his time to discuss anything u r concerned about, I would recommend him to anyone!! Lisa D
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Dr.Persich is an excellent doctor. He always explains things very well and your care is very important to him.
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Great doctor and great staff. Both are willing to answer any questions you have and are kind and understanding while doing so
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare