Dr. Ralph Chesson Jr., MD

Dr. Ralph Chesson Jr., MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male | 76 years old

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Dr. Chesson Jr. specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology and practices in Lafayette, LA. He practices at 1 location.

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Lafayette, LA |
Dr. Chesson was able to diagnose, treat and explain what causes my symptoms when other physicians made me think I was crazy. I appreciate the time Dr. Chesson and his nurse took with me.
in Scott, LA |
Wonderful Dr who took great care of my wife
in Lafayette, LA |
Dr. Chesson and his staff really helped me to get better. I highly recommend him.
in Lafayette, LA |
Dr. Ralph Chesson is the most qualified of all the many Doctors I've met in the past 20 years. I suffer with Interstitial Cystitis. He is most knowledgeable, compassionate and caring. He had the answers to my pain and suffering. He ha also incorporated a support group to help patients with meeting people with same health issues. His office staff is above any I've encountered in my life. They have gone the extra mile for me. I highly recommend him. I haven't felt this good in years!!!
Lafayette, LA |
Very knowledgeable Dr. Did surgery on my wife. The best for complicated cases.
in Lafayette, LA |
Dr Chesson helped my life to return to normal after a bladder sling. He was extremely competent and knowledgeable made me feel comfortable that I would be fixed properly this time. I would and have recommended him to everyone.
Mckinney, TX |
He is the kindest,caring and focused Dr on the health and happiness of women I have ever met
Milwaukee |
He is a life saver. My daughter was in his care 5mths . I thought I had lost her ,he built her up and brought her back. In forever grateful!!
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  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
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  •  No board actions found

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  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Perimenopause
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
  • Residency Hospital
    Portsmouth Naval Hospital

    Completed in 1976

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Urogynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

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