Dr. Ricky Owers, MD

Dr. Ricky Owers, MD

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Dr. Ricky Owers, MD is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in gynecologic oncology, oncology, and more.

1211 Coolidge Blvd Ste 100

Lafayette, LA 70503

Contact Information

(337) 289-8400

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Rh Incompatibility Screening
very high
more than 99% of peers
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Owers'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

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Gynecology
  • Oncology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Owers does not have any board certifications listed.

75  Conditions Treated

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35  Procedures

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Paracentesis
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy
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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

  • University Of Southwestern Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Tennessee / Knoxville Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Owers has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Owers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Owers' Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Owers to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Owers' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Owers is amazing! He and his staff have taken excellent care of my mother. We drive 4 Hours oneway to see him for my mothers continued care. He is very caring, explains in great detail, stays in contact and goes above and beyond for his patient's and family. He is simply the best and has the...more
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He is very willing to explain in dept the condition at hand. He does not seemed rushed with patients and his nurse is compassionate and kind. At such an unknown time in our lives, we had a sense of reassurance.
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