Dr. Richard Celentano, MD

Dr. Richard Celentano, MD

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Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
68 y/o
(16)

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Dr. Richard Celentano, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 42 years. He specializes in plastic surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

Lakeshore Surgical Associates of Louisiana

110 Lakeview Dr Ste 200

Covington, LA 70433
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hand Conditions
very high
more than 95% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Celentano does not have any board certifications listed.

26  Conditions Treated

23  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Liposuction
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • La State University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Med Center La New Orleans Lsu
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Celentano's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Celentano

3.4

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
50%
(8)
4 Stars
6.25%
(1)
3 Stars
6.25%
(1)
2 Stars
6.25%
(1)
1 Star
31.25%
(5)

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Waste of time unless your objective is to give a greedy doctor $150 for nothing. After meeting with the ‘doctor’ he has one of his office employees call you to tell you that he can’t do the surgery because it’s elective surgery and the insurance company won’t grant it. (He didn’t even run it...Read More
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Fantastic bedside manner & impeccable work. His experience is second to none
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I have had a giant cell tumor removed from my hand and had cubital tunnel release surgery done by Dr. Celentano. He is excellent. His staff are amazing. Out of the 12 or so visits they have been nothing but friendly, helpful, and very informative. I would recommend Dr. Celentano's office to...Read More
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I was recommended to this doctor. When made the appointment the girl was sort of rude. She told me I wouldn't see the doctor but some nurse practitioner. when I got there, waited over an hour and when I got back there, the young nurse practitioner was cocky and rude. Got up and got a refund and...Read More
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