Dr. Richard Byrd, MD

Colorectal SurgeryMaleAge 65

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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Dr. Richard Byrd, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from LSU School of Medicine, Shreveport medical school in 1981. He is affiliated with Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Byrd to book an appointment.

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Biography

Dr. Richard Byrd, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

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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Does Dr. Richard Byrd, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Byrd has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

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

Dr. Byrd frequently treats Sphincterotomy, Intestinal Obstruction, and Colectomy. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Byrd treats.

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Dr. Byrd's office is located at 7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 206, Baton Rouge, LA 70808. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Byrd's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sphincterotomy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Byrd performs Sphincterotomy more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Byrd performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Intestinal Obstruction
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Byrd treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Byrd treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Colectomy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Byrd performs Colectomy more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Byrd performs this procedure more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy

Dr. Byrd's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendicitis
  • Colectomy
  • 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
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Megacolon
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Dr. Byrd accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
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Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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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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