Dr. Richard Broussard, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 60

Dr. Broussard
Accepting new patients

Acadiana Gastroenterology Associates

439 HEYMANN BLVD Lafayette, LA 70503

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(337) 269-0963

Dr. Richard Broussard, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Lafayette, LA and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Broussard has more experience with Esophageal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport medical school in 1985. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Lafayette General Medical Center and Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Broussard to book an appointment.

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Dr. Broussard is affiliated with Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, a highly rated hospital.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Broussard

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Broussard treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Broussard treats other conditions, please contact the office at (337) 269-0963.

Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Broussard is experienced in the area of Esophageal Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Dr. Broussard's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Food Allergy
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Dr. Broussard accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Gilsbar 360
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PPO Plus
TriCare for Life
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Vantage Health Plan
Verity Healthnet

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  • Appointment wasn't rushed (5)
  • Explained conditions well (5)
  • Listened & answered questions (5)
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  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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I have been a patient of Dr. Broussard for over twenty five years. He is absolutely the BEST! He truly cares about his patients!
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Betty M. Cook – Mar 20, 2020
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Patient. Caring. Willing to explain things. First class. Excellent doctor - and a good person to boot.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

The shared vision of the physicians and staff of Acadiana Gastroenterology Associates and Acadiana Endoscopy Center is to provide unified, professional,...Read more


Richard K. Broussard was born in Erath, Louisiana, and raised in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. He graduated from Louisiana State University in 1982 with a...Read more


  • Gastroenterology


Scott and White
Fellowship Hospital
Lsu Med Center
Residency Hospital
LSU Med Ctr, Shreveport
Internship Hospital
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
Medical School
Louisiana State University
Undergraduate School

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What are Dr. Richard Broussard, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Broussard frequently treats Esophageal Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Broussard specializes.

Where is Dr. Richard Broussard, MD's office located?

Dr. Broussard's office is located at 439 HEYMANN BLVD, Lafayette, LA 70503. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Acadiana Gastroenterology Associates

James C Bienvenu MD439 HEYMANN BLVD Lafayette, LA 70503

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Broussard is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Lafayette General Medical Center

Lafayette, LA

82% Patient Experience Rating, 13% higher than the national average

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center

Baton Rouge, LA

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

Camden, NJ

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average