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Gastroenterology | Male

Metairie Gastroenterology 4228 Houma Blvd Ste 120 Metairie, LA 70006 Get Directions

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 have been in practice in the New Orleans and Metairie area since 1984, building strong relationships between patients, doctors and staff. We strive to ensure that you receive the most comprehensive and quality care. We're here to serve you.

Biography

Dr. Nicholas Persich, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Metairie, LA. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Persich is affiliated with East Jefferson General Hospital.

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Dr. Persich Says:

Please do not hesitate to notify me personally with any concerns or complaints you have with my office staff or the medical care you receive.  Thank you for the trust you have placed in me and my medical team.

Dr. Persich's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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  • Scheduling
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (5)
in Metairie, LA |
Dr. Persich is an excellent doctor. He explains your diagnosis very well. I have received very good treatment from Dr. Persich. Also he has always been on track with the correct diagnosis.
in Kenner, LA |
I would and do recommend Dr. Persich every chance that I get. He is the best Doctor that I have ever had. He is understanding, compassionate and takes wonderful care of his patients. I joke and call him my God Doctor, since I don't have a God Father or God Mother. He has my total trust and if he feels something needs to be done, I listen. He also spends time explaining everything and listening to his patients, which is hard to find this day and age.
in Belle Chasse, LA |
First time to see him and I felt comfortable immediately
in Kenner, LA |
Dr. Persich has literally been a life saver for me. You know how people for God-Father & God-Mothers, well Dr. Persich is my God-Doctor. He has never steered me in the wrong direction, he is compassionate and caring about you the individual. His staff is also great and caring, especially Michelle. She goes out of her way to help me with everything I need and they both do it in a quick response time. I would recommend everyone use him.
in New Orleans, LA |
Dr. Persich takes the time to sit down and talk to me about the problems I've been having, what's has and has not been working for me. Then we explains what options are available and, when asked, explains which option he thinks would work better and why. And he's always been right in my case. I appreciate his demeanor, kindness and his explanations. He never rushes you during a visit and has great patience. I definitely would recommend Dr. Persich to anyone in need of his expertise.
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Dr. Persich's 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 have been in practice in the New Orleans and Metairie area since 1984, building strong relationships between patients, doctors and staff. We strive to ensure that you receive the most comprehensive and quality care. We're here to serve you.

Dr. Persich says...

Research in the area of Helicobacter pylori infection associated with gastric cancer.

Dr. Persich says...

Performing gastroscopy, colonoscopy and ERCP for 25 years.  Specialized training in endoscopic mucosal resections, lift and snare polypectomy, sphincterotomy with stent placement, liver biopsy, endoscopic variceal banding, Argon Plasma Coagulation, and CRH O'Regan hemorrhoidal banding system.

Dr. Persich says...

Please do not hesitate to notify me personally with any concerns or complaints you have with my office staff or the medical care you receive.  Thank you for the trust you have placed in me and my medical team.

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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Functional Dyspepsia
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Helicobacter Pylori Gastrointestinal Tract Infection
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Small Intestine Disorders
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Medical Center Of Louisiana-New Orleans

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Hotel Dieu Hosp

    Completed in 1990

    Lsu Medical Center Of New Orleans

    Completed in 1990

    Medical Center Of Louisiana Charity Hospital-No

    Completed in 1990

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Hotel Dieu Hosp

    Completed in 1992

    Lsu Medical Center Of New Orleans

    Completed in 1992

    Medical Center Of Louisiana Charity Hospital-No

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    Lsu Affil Hosp

    Graduated in 1983

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

Procedures Performed

  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Variceal Hemostatis