Dr. Ralph Chesson Jr, MD
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Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male

Womens Multi Specialty Group 4630 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy Lafayette, LA 70508 Get Directions

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Dr. Ralph Chesson Jr, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Lafayette, LA. He is 77 years old. Dr. Chesson Jr is affiliated with Lakeside Women's Hospital, East Jefferson General Hospital, Touro Infirmary, University Hospital and Clinics and Women's and Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Chesson Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (13)
in Cottonport, LA |
I visited Dr Chesson's office on recommendation by my urologist. I needed surgery to repair my bladder, and a hysterectomy . Excellent service, very knowledgeable, and always there when u need a question answered. I left messages that were returned in a very timely matter. Received excellent care from his staff. They were very concerned about my well being. I would definitely recommend his office, Dr Chesson is very knowledgeable and wants to help you to have a better life.
in LA |
My experience with Dr. Chesson was very positive. Dr. Chesson and his staff are very knowledgeable and friendly. They help me feel completely at ease with my current medical condition and are taking excellent care of me.
in Lafayette, LA |
Dr Chesson has a very nice bedside manner and makes me feel very comfortable. He is very knowledgeable and explains things so I understand. His nurse, Karen, is also very knowledgeable and caring. I feel very good about the information she gives me. Their concern is my well-being and that is imparted in their care. I have recommended him and I intend to continue to do so. Barbara Guidry
Lafayette, LA |
I found both Dr. Chesson and his staff to be friendly, reassuring, very competent (nurses were excellent) - other options were offered me in relation to the medical problem I had but after several months surgery became my choice and was necessary. Through the whole time before surgery I was reassured and entered into that experience not anxious at all. I would recommend Dr. Chesson highly.
in Sunset, LA |
Very comfortable with him.
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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  • 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