Dr. Richard Awtrey, MD

Dr. Richard Awtrey, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
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45 y/o
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Dr. Richard Awtrey, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in gastroenterology.

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates

2820 Napoleon Ave # 720

New Orleans, LA 70115
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • AmeriPlan
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Management
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth

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Dr. Awtrey's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Awtrey treats Abdominal Disorders more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Awtrey treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Awtrey treats Hemorrhoids more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Awtrey treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Nausea
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Awtrey treats Nausea more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Awtrey treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Awtrey's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
All Types of Food Poisoning
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Autoimmune Diseases
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Blood Disorders
Bravo pH Testing
Cancer
Capsule Endoscopy
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Cirrhosis
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Polyp
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
Diverticulitis
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Diverticulosis
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enteritis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Dilation
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Stricture
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Food Poisoning
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemorrhoid Banding
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hernia
Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Diseases and Disorders
Malnutrition
Manometry
Nausea
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatic Disease
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Pyloric Stenosis
Reflux Esophagitis
Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Swallowing Disorders
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Viral Hepatitis
Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates' team is committed to excellence in patient care and the development of lifelong relationships with the residents and visitors of New Orleans. We believe in promoting both the highest level and quality of care with the greatest degree of compassion possible. Patient satisfaction is always our goal.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

2008
lsuhsc
Fellowship Hospital
2005
lsuhsc
Residency Hospital
2002
lsuhsc
Internship Hospital
2001
Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Medical School
2008
2005
2002
2001

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Dr. Awtrey's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Awtrey

4.8

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
93.75%
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
6.25%
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Great bedside manner and explained procedure step by step. I felt very comfortable and in superb hands.
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Was a bit rough to get an appointment because they're busy but ended up having to do a colonoscopy once they fit me in. Dr. Awtrey overloaded his schedule to get me in for the procedure before I had to leave the country for three weeks (literally was in there four days later) and then the total...Read More
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Most arrogant doctor I have ever met. He refused to listen to my concerns. I spent months of losing weight and waking up in the middle of the night for hours at a time. He insisted my problems were anxiety. Even after I told him how much an antibiotic helped me, he chose to ignore me and continue...Read More
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Dr. Awtrey is absolutely amazing. His bedside manner is the best out there. I honestly feel like he cares about me and what I experience. His office staff is above amazing as well.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Amerihealth
AmeriPlan
Discount Card
Assurant Health
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Benefit Management
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HealthPartners
Humana
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
MultiPlan
PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
United Healthcare
USA Health and Wellness Network
USA Managed Care Organization
WellCare

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Ochsner Baptist

New Orleans, LA

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