Dr. Peter Vizzi, MD

Dr. Peter Vizzi, MD

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Age 51
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Dr. Peter Vizzi, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

1301 Camellia Blvd Ste 102

Lafayette, LA 70508

Contact Information

(337) 233-3201

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Vizzi performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Sprain
high
more than 88% of peers
Wrist Fracture
high
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Vizzi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vizzi "Dr. Vizzi is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who cares for conditions of the musculoskeletal system, which includes the bones, joints, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues supporting the skeleton. His practice encompasses a wide range of Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine conditions, including arthritic conditions, athletic injuries, and broken bones/fracture care. He prescribes a full range of treatments including exercises, medications, physical therapy, and surgery, when necessary, including arthroscopy and joint replacement."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vizzi "Dr. Vizzi and staff are committed to diagnosing and treating patients' conditions as effectively and as efficiently as possible. We believe that good communication with our patients contributes to our success. Accordingly, we encourage our patients to be well-informed participants in their treatment and recovery by asking questions and discussing their issues.The well-being of each patient is the primary concern. Dr. Vizzi and his staff are dedicated to providing the most caring, comprehensive, and effective medical treatment possible."

6  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

85  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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40  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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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

  • Loyola
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Orlando Regional Healthcare
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Orlando Regional Healthcare
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vizzi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vizzi's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vizzi to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Vizzi'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I just had 3 meniscus tears cleaned up and a cyst removed from the same knee. I experienced no pain after surgery and felt confident in my care through the whole process. Dr. Vizzi is very professional and to the point. His staff is warm, friendly, and very personable. I’ve already referred a...more
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I’m so greatful to Dr. Vizzi! I have severe osteoarthritis. I was having horrible pain just walking. I heard of Dr. Vizzi when I was taking injections to help the pain. I made an appointment and couldn’t be more pleased! Dr. Vizzi was very easy to speak to. He listened to all I had to say. He...more
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Mother, 93, saw Dr Vizzi with severe knee pain and inability to walk on it. She was X-rayed, given a cortisone shot and sent on her way. We asked about surgery down the road and he said she's too old. A week later we saw another orthopedist who took fluid, discovered a severe infection and she had...more
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