Dr. Richard Dearman, MD

Dr. Richard Dearman, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. Richard Dearman, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Meharry Medical College in 1978 and specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

5000 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy Bldg 14A

Lafayette, LA 70508

Contact Information

(337) 234-7779

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Dearman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 78% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 77% of peers
Lung Surgery
normal
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Dearman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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47  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Meharry Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Madigan Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Madigan Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Brooke Army Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dearman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dearman's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dearman to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Dearman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Met Dr. Dearman five days before he performed an aortic valve replacement and I was very impressed with his bedside manner. First thing he did was to apologize to me and my family for being late for our meeting. He then proceeded to explain the entire procedure to me informing me how he was going...more
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Dr. Dearman was called in on the heels of an orthopedic surgery to restore blood flow to my daughters foot. He literally saved my 17 yr. old from losing her foot and giving her a chance for a normal life. He was very informative during the surgery and attentive after as well.
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