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General Surgery | Male

Philip Gachassin, M.D. 1000 W Pinhook Rd # 310 Lafayette, LA 70503 Get Directions

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Dr. Philip Gachassin, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Lafayette, LA. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Dr. Gachassin is affiliated with Lafayette General Surgical Hospital and Lafayette General Medical Center.

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Dr. Gachassin's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
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  • Office environment
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (6)
in Broussard La |
I have had several surgeries performed by Dr. Gachassin and I think he is Awesome. Very confident in his skills and abilities. Always puts me at ease. Very professional and caring staff too ????????
Opelousas, LA |
Great experience with Dr Gachassin. Great outcome. Absolutely no complaints!
in Breaux Bridge |
Friendly staff. Dr. Gachassin is good hearted and very intelligent. I had open inguinal hernia surgery and I have had very little pain or swelling.
in Baker, LA |
Great Doctor !!!!!!!
in Lafayette, LA |
He follows up with me regular.
in Lafayette, LA |
Pre surgery visit and post surgery visit I felt rushed, he gave me a booklet to read about the surgery and he did not see me in the hospital upon my release. My post visit I had issues and concerns, after waiting more than 45 minutes after my appointment time, the nurse seem huffed and when dr gachassin came in the room I could tell he was in a hurry, I tried to explain my issues all he said I'll see you in 6 weeks and walked out. What a waste of time. I will never go back!!!!
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
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  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Obesity
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    University of South Alabama Medical Center

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    University of South Alabama Medical Center

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    Tulane Univ

    Graduated in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery