Dr. Richard Byrd, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Male • Age 64
  
Dr. Byrd
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center

7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 206 Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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(225) 767-1156

Dr. Richard Byrd, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from LSU School of Medicine, Shreveport in 1981 and specializes in colorectal surgery.


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Dr. Byrd accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Dr. Byrd's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Constipation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Byrd treats Constipation more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Byrd treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Abscess
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Byrd treats Abscess more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Byrd treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Brain Abscess
  • Breast Abscess
  • Cerebellar Abscess
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Dental Abscess
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Laryngeal Abscess
  • Liver Abscess
  • Lung Abscess
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pericolic Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Prostatic Abscess
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Renal Abscess
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Byrd treats Anal Disorders more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Byrd treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Byrd's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Byrd

4.4

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Byrd, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from LSU School of Medicine, Shreveport in 1981 and specializes in colorectal surgery.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1988
Shumpert
Fellowship Hospital
1987
LSUMC
Residency Hospital
1982
LSUMC
Internship Hospital
1981
LSU School of Medicine, Shreveport
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center

Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Baton Rouge Colon Rectal Associates7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 206 Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center

Baton Rouge, LA

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average