Dr. Philip Gachassin, MD

Dr. Philip Gachassin, MD

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Dr. Philip Gachassin, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 1997 and specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.

1000 W Pinhook Rd # 310

Lafayette, LA 70503

Contact Information

(337) 233-9900

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Verity Healthnet

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Dr. Gachassin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gachassin performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gachassin performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Obesity
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gachassin treats Obesity more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Gachassin treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Esophageal Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gachassin performs Esophageal Surgery more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Gachassin performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Gachassin's conditions and procedures:

Adjustable Gastric Banding
Anal Fissure
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Hemorrhoids
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Obesity
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)
Secondary Malignancies
Second-Degree Burns
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Surgery
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Biography

Dr. Philip Gachassin, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 1997 and specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2002
    University Of South Alabama Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2002
  • 1998
    University Of South Alabama Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1998
  • 1997
    La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School
    1997
  • 1992
    Tulane Univ
    Undergraduate School
    1992

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Dr. Gachassin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gachassin

4.9

Based on 111 reviews

5 Stars
94.5945945945946%
(105)
4 Stars
2.7027027027027026%
(3)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
1.8018018018018018%
(2)

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He is an excellent doctor
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I was having health issues. Dr. Gachassin listened, asked a lot of questions, and was very thorough in trying to get to the root cause of my issues. I was very impressed with his expertise, and he had a very good bedside manner (which was reassuring).
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He and his staff are fantastic. He saved my life. I am so blessed that I had a thorough surgeon like him here in Lafayette. Thank you and your team for everything. Paula and Jacob Kaiser
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Dr. Gachassin is an EXCELLENT doctor!! He's kind, compassionate, very smart and listens to your concerns. He has an awesome bedside manner and his surgical skills are incredible. I highly recommend Dr. Philip Gachassin for your surgical needs, you will love him!!
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Dr.Gachassin and Laurie his NP both were prompt, thorough and understanding. They both were comforting and reassured me and my family I would be taken care of and they provided great care. I would highly recommend Dr Gachassin as a surgeon.
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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Humana
PHCS
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Verity Healthnet

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